Eye on Politics

Sen. Robert Menendez (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Sen. Robert Menendez Discusses His Vote For Strike On Syria

Menendez says he voted yes on a limited military strike on in Syria was to punish President Assad for the use of chemical weapons.

09/05/2013

New York City Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill Thompson (credit: Twitter/Bill Thompson)

Eye On Politics: Bill Thompson ‘Very Confident’ He’ll Be Next NYC Mayor

In a wide-ranging interview, Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill Thompson joined the chorus in calling for fellow candidate Anthony Weiner to drop out of the race amid new sexting allegations.

07/24/2013

Jersey City Mayor's Office (credit: Steve Scott / WCBS 880)

Eye On Politics: One-On-One With Jersey City’s New Mayor – Steve Fulop

In Jersey City, the new mayor – Steve Fulop – can usually be found hard at work behind his desk well before 8 a.m.

07/22/2013

Rep. Peter King (file / credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Rep. Peter King Was Not Looking For Presidential Run

“This is not something I was looking for. It came to me and I want to look at it carefully,” King said.

07/19/2013

Christine Quinn (file / credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Quinn Says Her ‘Record Of Delivering’ Sets Her Apart From Field

A new Siena poll has Quinn with a nine point lead over her closest competitor, Anthony Weiner. But Quinn said the numbers don’t matter much to her.

07/18/2013

Jack Hidary, independent candidate for NYC mayor. (hidaryfornyc.com)

Eye On Politics: Entrepreneur Jack Hidary Explains Why He Just Joined Mayoral Race

Hidary said his entrepreneurship has given him the opportunity to learn about job creation and education.

07/17/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker with Former U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley in Newark, N.J. - June 8, 2013 (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Cory Booker Wants ‘New Blood’ In U.S. Senate

“It’s time that we have voices in Washington that are not about left or right, but really about getting problems solved, bringing people together, and really making progress,” Booker said Wednesday.

07/10/2013

Sal Albanese during the Gay Pride March on June 30, 2013 (credit: Sal 2013)

Eye On Politics: Mayoral Hopeful Sal Albanese Touts ‘Record Of Independence’

One of the men running for New York City mayor, if elected, would be making a return to city government after an over 15-year absence.

07/02/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio in front of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Bill De Blasio Calls For Tax On The ‘Wealthiest New Yorkers’

New York City Public Advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio has called for the richest New Yorkers to pay a little more in taxes.

06/25/2013

New York City Comptroller John Liu on the steps of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

John Liu Says In Radio Interview That He Did Work In A Sweatshop

John Liu, the Democratic New York City Comptroller and mayoral hopeful, tried to clarify what was a key part of his campaign for his current office.

06/24/2013

New York City Republican Mayoral Candidate Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Joe Lhota for Mayor)

Eye On Politics: Lhota Wants To Continue Legacies Of Giuliani, Bloomberg

New York City Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota said that everything great that has happened over the past 20 years is quite fragile and he said this election is going to have consequences.

06/20/2013

Adolfo Carrión, Jr. (credit: Carrion 2013)

Eye On Politics: Adolfo Carrion Jr. Calls For ‘Mayor From The Outer Boroughs’

Adolfo Carrion, Jr. is a former Bronx Borough President and current independent hopeful for mayor of New York City.

06/12/2013

New York City Mayoral Candidate Anthony Weiner campaigns in Harlem - May 23, 2013 (credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: A Wide-Ranging Interview With Anthony Weiner

Two years after a sexting scandal drove him from the U.S. House two years ago, Anthony Weiner is now trying to revive his political career with a run for New York City mayor.

06/07/2013

Sen. Richard Blumenthal as Sandy Hook victim Dawn Hochsprung's daughter Erica Lafferty (3rd L) kisses Sandy Hook victim Vicki Soto's sister Carlee Soto (2nd L) following the Senate vote on gun control - Washington, D.C. - April 17, 2013 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Blumenthal Says Gun Debate Not Dead In Washington

After the failure to pass gun control reform in the U.S. Senate last week, you might think the issue is dead on Capitol Hill. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says you should think again.

04/26/2013

Rep. Jim Himes (file / credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Rep. Jim Himes Appointed To Intelligence Committee

The 113th Congress is underway and Rep. Jim Himes, Democrat of Connecticut has a new assignment.

02/14/2013

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