There is month to go before the New York City primary and the battle is on for votes. Two of the latest ads from candidates are tailored to the minority community.
“What’s going to keep me awake? The story of those people, talking to those people about the future of New York City. That’s what’s going to keep me awake,” said Thompson.
Anthony Weiner kept up his campaign schedule Tuesday, speaking on a panel of mayoral candidates about issues facing small business owners in Washington Heights.
Democrat Bill Thompson has ushered in a new phase in the hotly contested New York City mayor’s race after linking the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy to the Trayvon Martin killing in Florida.
His campaign manager has resigned and his political peers have harsh words for him, but Anthony Weiner has vowed to stay in the race for New York City mayor.
Thompson said New York City has “institutionalized” George Zimmerman’s suspicion with a policy that requires all police officers to treat young black and Latino men with suspicion.
“I don’t believe I had any more than three,” said Weiner. “People might want names and serial numbers and dates and texts, but someone else will have to provide it for you because I’m not going to do it. I’m not going to comment on the specifics of these things.”
Anthony Weiner admitted sending a woman sexually explicit photos and messages as recently as last summer, more than a year after he resigned from the House because of similar behavior.
In a wide-ranging interview, Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill Thompson joined the chorus in calling for fellow candidate Anthony Weiner to drop out of the race amid new sexting allegations.
A woman has died after gunfire rang out at the Lincoln Houses public housing development in East Harlem Tuesday – just two days after six Democratic mayoral candidates spent the night in the complex.
Residents at the Lincoln Houses complex in East Harlem rolled out the welcome mat so the candidates can see what life is really like for the 3,100 residents.
In his first comments since the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Martin case, the attorney general said that Martin’s parents have suffered a pain that no parent should have to endure.
Strong reaction has erupted in New York and across the country after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
The emails obtained by CBS 2 were written a day after the death of 4-year-old Ariel Russo, who was killed in a car accident on the Upper West Side.
African-American mayoral candidate Bill Thompson supports the NYPD stop-and-frisk policy, but he called Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s remarks about how officers stop “whites too much” insulting and outrageous.