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NYC mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Fiscal Issues Front And Center In First De Blasio-Lhota Debate

Mayoral hoepfuls Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota spent much of their first debate discussing the city’s fiscal issues — income equality, affordable housing, tax subsidies and rent for charter schools.

10/15/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Kelly: NYPD Cops Are ‘Phenomenal,’ Not Lazy

Last week, Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio agreed with actor Alec Baldwin that the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy is “lazy.”

10/14/2013

Republican mayoral candidate Joseph Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Mayoral Candidates Lhota, Carrion Debate Without De Blasio

The 60-minute debate touched on a range of issues, including income inequality, affordable housing and charter schools.

10/09/2013

Bill de Blasio (credity: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News), Joe Lhota (credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images Entertainment)

Big Lhota Donor, Home Depot Founder Ken Langone, Convinced De Blasio Will Be Next Mayor

Joe Lhota shrugged off the billionaire businessman and philanthropist’s assessment of the race and says he still has “an opportunity to win.”

10/09/2013

Charles Hynes (brooklynda.org/)

Thompson Blasts Hynes’ Decision To Run For Brooklyn DA As Republican

He’s not done yet. Brooklyn District Attorney Charles “Joe” Hynes lost the Democratic primary and said that he would not seek re-election. Now he says he’s on the ballot and in it to win it,

10/08/2013

Charter school teachers, kids and parents gather in Cadman Plaza for rally and march over the Brooklyn Bridge on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Thousands Rally In Support Of Charter Schools In NYC

About 10,000 people are expected to take part in the March for Education Equality, organizer Jeremiah Kittridge with Families with Excellent Schools said.

10/08/2013

Joseph Lhota (file/credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Lhota Slams Opponent, Warns Of Regressive Policies If De Blasio Is Elected

“The next leader of our city must bring the right kind of change. That doesn’t mean change from independent leadership to be a mayor beholden to special interest, that doesn’t mean change that tears down any of the improvements that might have happened and that doesn’t mean change that reverses the policies that have made us the safest large city in America,” Lhota said.

10/08/2013

Bill de Blasio (credity: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News), Joe Lhota (credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images Entertainment)

Healthcare Law Debate Spills Over Into New York City Mayoral Race

Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota have taken their differences in the New York City mayoral race to the corridors of power in Washington, where the healthcare debate has led to a partial government shutdown.

10/07/2013

Democratic mayoral nominee Bill de Blasio speaks at the Association for a Better New York breakfast, Oct. 4, 2013 (credit: Twitter/de Blasio campaign)

De Blasio Labels Himself ‘Fiscal Conservative’ In Speech To Business Leaders

Bill De Blasio’s ascension has created a sense of nervousness within some corners of the city’s business community, which prospered during Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s 12-year reign and is fearful of more liberal policies emanating from City Hall.

10/04/2013

NYC mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Send Us Your Questions For Bill de Blasio, Joe Lhota

The primaries are over and New York City is gearing up for the showdown between mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota.

10/04/2013

NYC mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Poll: De Blasio Opens 50 Point Lead Over Lhota In NYC Mayoral Race

“I don’t take anything for granted,” de Blasio told 1010 WINS. “Even though this is a wonderful poll, we’ve over a month ahead and we’re going to work very hard.”

10/03/2013

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes.  (file/credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

He’s In: Brooklyn DA Hynes To Run For Re-Election As Republican

Charles Hynes, who’s served as Brooklyn’s top prosecutor for 24 years, lost in the Democratic primary to Kenneth Thompson. He had said he would not actively campaign after losing.

10/03/2013

NYC mayoral candidates Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio On Government Shutdown: Lhota Can’t Be ‘Republican Bystander’

Republican mayoral hopeful Joe Lhota has tried to distance himself from the chaos in Washington.

10/02/2013

UWS Bikers vs. SUV

De Blasio, Lhota Issue Stern Warning To Biker Gangs — Stay Out Of NYC

There was vows Wednesday from the Democratic and Republican candidates for mayor that there will be zero tolerance on their watch for the so-called motorcycle “wilding” that has stunned the city.

10/02/2013