Emma Wolfe

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio speaks at a Nelson Mandela tribute at the National Action Network in Harlem on Dec. 7, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Out To Change Federal Government’s Relationship With NYC

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio is on “a mission” of sorts. He wants to begin influencing the national agenda on a host of issues that pertain directly to New York City.

12/12/2013

Bill Bratton and Bill de Blasio (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Appoints Former Top Cop William Bratton To Lead NYPD

William Bratton is being named to lead the NYPD as it tries to maintain a historic drop in crime and an extensive counterterrorism program, even as its tactics have come under increased scrutiny.

12/05/2013