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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

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

Anthony Weiner, Huma Abedin

Weiner, Wife Band Together, Say Latest Sexting Scandal Is Old News

Mayoral candidate and former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner responded apologetically Tuesday, following revelations of another alleged cybersex relationship, but said he is not going anywhere when it comes to the mayoral race.

07/23/2013

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer, now running for NYC comptroller. (credit: CBS 2)

Beaming Spitzer Claims He Recorded More Than 27,000 Signatures

The disgraced former governor stood outside the offices of the Board of Elections on Thursday night and revealed to a throng of reporters he had obtained more than enough signatures to get on the Democratic primary ballot.

07/11/2013

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

Chris Christie Gives Annual State Of The State Address (John Moore/Getty Images News)

Pundit: Gov. Christie CPAC Snub Will Backfire On Conservatives

Chris Christie made the “do not invite list” for the Conservative Political Action Conference, a major event for GOP big wigs. But as one pundit noted Tuesday, that may not be a bad thing for New Jersey’s governor.

02/26/2013

David Weprin  (L), Anthony Weiner (C), Bob Turner (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Poll: Turner Holds 6-Point Lead Heading Into Special Election For Weiner’s Seat

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani campaigned with Republican congressional candidate Bob Turner on Monday, trying to augment his surprising lead in the polls in Weiner’s heavily Democratic 9th Congressional District.

09/12/2011

Anthony Weiner announces his resignation from Congress during a news conference in Brooklyn, New York, Thursday, June 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Reaction To Weiner’s Resignation Mixed Among Constituents; Analysts, Politicians Also Weigh In

Some constituents said Weiner’s decision to quit was the right political decision, while others asserted the Democrat should have looked past the media circus and fought on.

06/16/2011