CBS 2′s Kristine Johnson moderated the debate between incumbent Republican Ed Mangano and Decmoratic challenger Tom Suozzi, who is seeking to get his old job back.
Nassau County faces a critical choice this election year.
A debate scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed one night to honor the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, at the request of both mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota.
Lhota’s significant shift in strategy comes on the heels of the campaign’s first debate last week, when the Republican appeared caught off guard by de Blasio’s aggressiveness.
The spot is called “Can’t Go Back.” After running footage of the motorcycle melee, it segues to images from the 1970s and ’80s, depicting an overturned police car, a man holding a gun, and corpses on the ground.
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.
Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic opponent Barbara Buono exchanged heated jabs Tuesday, in a debate that also saw multiple interruptions by spectators.
In a debate Tuesday night, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie characterized opponent Barbara Buono as a supporter of high taxes and spending, while Buono accused Christie of being insensitive to the poor and middle class.
The primaries are over and New York City is gearing up for the showdown between mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota.
Polls showed ex-MTA chairman Joe Lhota with a consistent lead over billionaire grocery store magnate John Catsimatidis, going into Sunday’s debate.
The Jewish High Holidays were approaching this week with the debate on a strike on Syria in high gear, and some communities have been left worried.
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, was set beginning Tuesday to preside over a debate on the authorization of military force in Syria.
The three Republican candidates for mayor fielded an assortment of questions Wednesday night, on issues ranging from stop-and-frisk and public housing to the city’s free condom program.
The debate is sponsored by WCBS-TV, WCBS 880, 1010 WINS, El Diario La Prensa, Common Cause and is sanctioned by the Campaign Finance Board.
Several of the Democratic mayoral candidates took swipes at soon-to-retire Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a debate Tuesday, particularly on the issue of unionized city workers who have been without contracts.