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.
Mayoral Candidates Lhota, Carrion Debate Without De BlasioThe 60-minute debate touched on a range of issues, including income inequality, affordable housing and charter schools.
Hold Everything! Number Of Mayoral Ballots To Be Counted Closer To 70,000There has been a stunning development in the race for New York City mayor. Tens of thousands of ballots have yet to be counted, leaving open the possibility that there could be a runoff to pick a Democratic Party nominee.
NYC Mayoral Hopefuls Take A Swing At StickballAmong mayoral hopefuls, long-shot Democratic contender the Rev. Erick Salgado led with a 180-foot hit. He topped several Democratic, Republican and independent rivals.
Mayoral Candidates Talk Education At Teachers' Union ForumSix mayoral candidates touted their education policies Saturday at a panel hosted by the United Federation of Teachers.
Publisher Tom Allon Purchases News Organization, Drops Out Of Mayoral RaceThe former Democrat had switched parties for his attempt to make it to the 2013 general election ballot.
Billionaire John Catsimatidis Officially Enters NYC Mayor's RaceThe Republican joins an increasingly crowded field of GOP, Democratic and other candidates seeking to succeed the term-limited, Democrat-turned-Republican-turned-independent billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
New Poll Mixed News For Mayoral Hopeful Joseph LhotaAt 23 percent in the latest Quinnipiac University poll, Lhota would handily beat all other Republican challengers for the nomination. But the good news for him could stop there, according to Quinnipiac's Maurice Carroll.
MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota Resigning To Explore NYC Mayoral BidWednesday marked Joe Lhota's last board meeting as the chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. He’s resigning effective Dec. 31 to mull a run for mayor as a Republican.
Sources: MTA Chairman Joe Lhota To Run For New York City MayorLhota, who took over as the head of the MTA earlier this year, had been mulling a run for some time, but it appears his stock soared with the public due to his handling of Hurricane Sandy, pushing him to throw his hat in the ring.
Will Joe Lhota Run For Mayor? Giuliani Says MTA Chair 'Exactly What NYC Needs'There is heavy-hitting support for MTA Chairman Joe Lhota, a man who got high marks for his handling of Sandy.