Fallout from the police custody death of Eric Garner continued Wednesday, as the Rev. Al Sharpton claimed he has the right to dictate police policy because he and his supporters “won the election.”
Mayor Bill de Blasio was on the defensive Friday evening, after allowing the Rev. Al Sharpton to come to City Hall and lay down the law about how policing should be handled in the wake of the police custody death of Eric Garner.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo should “reveal the deal” that secured him the support of the Working Families Party, Cuomo’s Republican challenger, Rob Astorino, said Monday.
It’s a move that if successful could mean an economic boost of hundreds of millions of dollars.
Only thirty-nine percent of registered New York City voters believe Mayor Bill de Blasio has done a “good” or “excellent” job during his first two months in City Hall, according to a new Marist College poll.
An interagency report released Monday says the program would reach 54,000 children who need it by September. By the 2015-16 school year, it would be available to all 73,000 eligible children.
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.
Christie defeated conservative Seth Grossman in the Republican primary, and Buono won over Troy Webster, an aide to the mayor of East Orange, in the Democratic primary on Tuesday night.
The governor made an announcement during a Tuesday afternoon news conference in Trenton. The special primary would be Aug. 13, with the special election held Oct. 16.
The next first couple of New York City could very well be disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner and his wife, Huma Abedin, a second daughter to Hillary Clinton.
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.
On the heels of his handling of the recovery in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota’s name has come up as a possible Republican candidate for mayor.
Tuesday night marks the second presidential election in a row that features Hofstra University hosting a pivotal debate, and Long Islanders are the ones actually asking the questions.
Hofstra will be center stage for the second presidential debate this election year when President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney go at it inside the university’s Mack Sports Complex on Tuesday night.
“I have enormous regrets about what I put Huma through, how I let my constituents down. But it’s not like I sit all day replaying it in my mind. With a baby, it is pretty easy to put things into perspective.”