Bill Thompson

Mayoral candidate Bill Thompson (Credit: CBS 2) and Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Local Leaders Slam Bloomberg For Comments On Stop-And-Frisk

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.

06/29/2013

UFT Endorses Thompson

United Federation Of Teachers Backs Bill Thompson For Mayor

The United Federation of Teachers has endorsed former City Comptroller Bill Thompson as its choice for the next New York City mayor.

06/19/2013

Mayoral transportation forum at Baruch College, June 19, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Mayoral Hopefuls Weigh In On City Bike Lanes At Transportation Forum

Some of the Democratic candidates for mayor of New York City took part in a forum on transportation issues at Baruch College on Wednesday.

06/19/2013

Council of School Supervisors and Administrators endorses Bill Thompson. (credit: CSA NYC)

Thompson Wins Endorsement From City School Principals Union

President Ernest Logan of the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators said Tuesday that the union’s 16,000 members will do all they can to elect Thompson.

06/18/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: CBS 2)

Quinn Bashes Mayoral Opponents, Touts Own Record Of Results

The City Council Speaker and Democratic hopeful never pointed to a particular opponent but said no one else is offering New York voters real solutions.

06/17/2013

91st Street waste transfer station

Debate Over 91st Street Marine Transfer Station Heats Up

The former City Controller said the East Side location is unacceptable for children and families, he wants the project to stop immediately, 1010 WINS’ Stan Brooks reported.

05/30/2013

Anthony Weiner (C) smiles while courting voters outside a Harlem subway station a day after announcing he will enter the New York mayoral race on May 23, 2013. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo On Weiner: If He’s Elected Mayor, Then ‘Shame On Us’

There was a stunning denunciation Thursday of Anthony Weiner’s mayoral bid by none other than the scandal-fighting governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo.

05/23/2013

FILE - Anthony Weiner (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Democratic Mayoral Candidates Weigh In On Weiner Entering Race

Several candidates weighed in on the latest addition to the race Wednesday morning at the Crain’s New York Business Democratic debate, just hours after Weiner released a YouTube video declaring his bid for mayor.

05/22/2013

Fmr. Rep. Anthony Weiner at Barclays Center for a Brooklyn Nets game - Nov. 3, 2012 (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Poll: Weiner Second In Democratic Field For New York City Mayor

New York City mayoral race frontrunner Christine Quinn was bombarded Wednesday with questions about the so-called second coming of Anthony Weiner.

04/17/2013

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner speaks to reporters about a possible run for mayor on April 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Anthony Weiner Eyeing Run For NYC Mayor

An article in New York Times Magazine said Weiner’s “political committee spent more than $100,000 on polling and research.” It also said his wife Huma Abedin is starting to think he should run.

04/10/2013

City Council Speaker and Mayoral Hopeful Christine Quinn in Lower Manhattan, April 9, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Quinn On The Attack After PAC Launches Anti-Quinn Ad Campaign

Mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn said lawyers will decide if the newly registered political action committee New York City is Not For Sale violated any campaign finance rules by launching million-dollar ad camapgin.

04/09/2013

Erick Salgado (credit: Facebook)

Staten Island Democrat Salgado Joins NYC Mayor’s Race

The community leader and Staten Island resident made the announcement at a City Hall press conference on Thursday.

04/04/2013

Pad Sick Leave Rally - March 22, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Advocates Push For City Council Vote On Paid Sick Leave

San Francisco passed a paid sick leave measure. So did the state of Connecticut. It’s still on the table in the city of New York. Those pushing for it in New York spoke out at City Hall on Friday.

03/22/2013

Tom Allon (file/credit: Allan Montaine/tomallonformayor.com)

Publisher Tom Allon Purchases News Organization, Drops Out Of Mayoral Race

The former Democrat had switched parties for his attempt to make it to the 2013 general election ballot.

03/18/2013

John Catsimatidis (file / credit: Donald Bowers/Getty Images for New York City Police Foundation, Inc.)

Billionaire John Catsimatidis Officially Enters NYC Mayor’s Race

The 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.

01/29/2013

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