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Rev. Al Sharpton

Sharpton Says He’s Earned Right To Advise On Police Policy

Fallout from the police custody death of Eric Garner continued Wednesday, as the Rev. Al Sharpton claimed he has the right to dictate police policy because he and his supporters “won the election.”

08/06/2014

Mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota debate on Oct. 22, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Gloves Come Off: Lhota, de Blasio Trade Heated Jabs, Raise Voices In Second Debate

Mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota took jabs, raised their voices and frequently talked over each other at their second debate Tuesday, with de Blasio repeatedly accusing Lhota of “fearmongering,” and Lhota accusing de Blasio of failing to keep promises and being soft on crime.

10/22/2013

Bill de Blasio Big DL

New Vote Totals Show De Blasio Topping 40 Percent In Primary

The New York City Board of Elections has released new numbers in the Democratic mayoral primary, giving Bill de Blasio 40.88 percent of the vote.

09/18/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn waves while giving her concession speech in the New York Democratic mayoral primary elections on September 10, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Quinn Endorses De Blasio For NYC Mayor

Bill de Blasio became the undisputed Democratic nominee Monday after primary runner-up Bill Thompson withdrew from the race.

09/17/2013

Bill Thompson, candidate for mayor. (credit: Used with permission via the Thompson Campaign)

Mayoral Candidate Thompson Among Leaders For African-American Day Parade

The Rev. Al Sharpton, mayoral candidate Bill Thompson, former Mayor David Dinkins and U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) were among the grand marshals Sunday for the African-American Day Parade in Harlem.

09/15/2013

Bill Thompson

Thompson: Full Vote Count ‘Is About Democracy’

Some have urged Thompson, who has 26 percent of the votes counted so far, to bow out. But Thompson has vowed to remain in the race.

09/15/2013

NYC mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Speaks At Sharpton Headquarters As Votes Being Counted

De Blasio stressed that he’s looking out for the city’s middle-class and financially strapped residents.

09/14/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Bloomberg: I Won’t Endorse NYC Mayoral Candidate

Who should get Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s job? Don’t ask him.

09/13/2013

Bipartisan teams across the city unsealed and opened more than 5,000 voting machines on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

BOE: 78K Paper Ballots To Be Counted In Democratic Mayoral Primary

Bipartisan teams across the city are unsealing and opening more than 5,000 voting machines Friday.

09/13/2013

Bill de Blasio, Bill Thompson, Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Hold Everything! Number Of Mayoral Ballots To Be Counted Closer To 70,000

There 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.

09/12/2013

Democratic candidate for Mayor Bill de Blasio celebrates at his primary night party on September 11, 2013  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

De Blasio In Command, But Thompson Has No Intention Of Conceding

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio emerged as the top choice in the Democratic mayoral primary, but could still face weeks and another electoral fight before becoming his party’s nominee.

09/11/2013

New York City Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota (file /credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

De Blasio Eyes 40% Needed To Avoid Runoff; Lhota Wins Republican Nod

The Democratic front-runner, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, is hoping to eclipse the 40 percent mark that would avoid a runoff.

09/11/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

No Vote For Bloomberg In Either Mayoral Primary

The mayoral candidates both Democratic and Republican have been casting their votes Tuesday, but you will not see Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a voting booth.

09/10/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio

Cuomo Rushes To De Blasio’s Defense Over Bloomberg’s Comments

After vowing to stay out of the mayoral race, Gov. Andrew Cuomo rushed to the defense of Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio Sunday.

09/08/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Slams De Blasio Campaign As ‘Racist’ For Use Of His Family

Mayor Michael Bloomberg was taking heat Saturday for calling Bill de Blasio’s mayoral campaign “racist.”

09/07/2013

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