City Council Votes To Give Itself $36,000 Pay RaiseThe proposal boosts council members’ salaries to $148,500 — a $36,000 raise from their current $112,500 a year paycheck.
Experts Say De Blasio's Relationship With Sharpton May Not Be Good PoliticsA hugfest between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Rev. Al Sharpton has been raising eyebrows.
Political Experts Eyeing Possibilities In Special Election For Staten Island Congressional SeatStaten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan is all but locked in his place on the Republican and Conservative party lines as any would-be competitors have stepped aside.
More Chants Against Police As Protesters Break Mayor's MoratoriumSome protest organizers have dismissed Mayor Bill de Blasio's request for a "time out" until after the murdered officers are laid to rest.
De Blasio Warns Senate Republicans: Get On Board My Agenda, Or ElseA crushing Election Day defeat has sent Bill de Blasio on the warpath.
GOP Takes Control Of U.S. Senate For First Time In Eight YearsControl of the U.S. Senate was the major question as voters headed to the polls around the nation Tuesday.
Experts: Despite Zephyr Teachout's Primary Showing, Andrew Cuomo Shouldn't PanicWith 98 percent of the precincts reporting Wednesday, Cuomo had 59.9 percent of the vote, while challenger Zephyr Teachout, a virtual unknown, picked up 33.1 percent.
Gloves Come Off: Lhota, de Blasio Trade Heated Jabs, Raise Voices In Second DebateMayoral 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.
De Blasio In Command, But Thompson Has No Intention Of ConcedingPublic 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.
Weiner, Wife Band Together, Say Latest Sexting Scandal Is Old NewsMayoral 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.
Beaming Spitzer Claims He Recorded More Than 27,000 SignaturesThe 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.
Report: Anthony Weiner Eyeing Run For NYC MayorAn 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.