Hank Sheinkopf

Outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the opening ceremony of Four World Trade Center on Nov. 13, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Experts Split On Whether Bloomberg Is Viable Presidential Candidate

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is calling for former Mayor Michael Bloomberg to enter the presidential race, but some political pundits aren’t so sure he’d have a chance.

08/24/2015

Donald and Ivana Trump in 1989 (Photo credit: SWERZEY/AFP/Getty Images)

Donald Trump Adviser Apologizes For ‘You Cannot Rape Your Spouse’ Comment

Donald Trump’s top adviser is under fire over comments he made while defending the Republican presidential candidate from a decades-old rape accusation.

07/28/2015

FILE -- Former New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (Credit: Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Sources: N.Y. Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, Son Investigated After Allegations Of Corruption

“I have and will continue to cooperate with any inquiry,” Skelos said in a statement Thursday.

04/16/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio shakes hand in front of the first pew after arriving 15 minutes late to mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral on March 17, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Anger Over Mayor De Blasio’s Inability To Be On Time Not Going Away Any Time Soon

There may be a political price to pay for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s chronic tardiness. Voters don’t like it and experts say the public has a long memory.

03/18/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio shakes hand in front of the first pew after arriving 15 minutes late to mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral on March 17, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Oops, He Did It Again: De Blasio Arrives Late For St. Patrick’s Day Mass At Cathedral

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s late streak continued on St. Patrick’s Day.

03/17/2015

The Barclays Center was in the running to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Loses Bid To Host 2016 Democratic National Convention To Philadelphia

Democrats have picked Philadelphia as the site of their 2016 national convention.

02/12/2015

FILE - Speaker of the New York State Assembly Sheldon Silver. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Impeccable Ethics The Leading Attribute In Search For Speaker Silver’s Replacement

Will Silver’s replacement be a reformer, or part of the corrupt culture that has gripped the state capital for decades?

01/28/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio embraces the Rev. Al Sharpton on Monday, Jan. 19. (Credit: CBS2)

Experts Say De Blasio’s Relationship With Sharpton May Not Be Good Politics

A hugfest between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Rev. Al Sharpton has been raising eyebrows.

01/20/2015

The Westhampton Beach Village Hall (Credit: CBS2)

Judges: Orthodox Jewish Zone Can Stay In Westhampton Beach

The judges found the zone does not violate constitutional issues regarding separation of church and state

01/07/2015

(file / credit: Mayor's Office)

Gracie Mansion Gets Higher Fence, Spokesperson Cites Security Reasons

New York City’s mayoral mansion is getting a higher fence after White House fence-jumping incursions recently raised security concerns.

12/12/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton

Sharpton Says He’s Earned Right To Advise On Police Policy

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.”

08/06/2014

Mayor De Blasio With Rev. Al Sharpton At Roundtable On Police-Community Relations (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Sharpton’s Harsh Words For Mayor Make Some Experts Wonder Who’s In Charge

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.

08/01/2014

Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino holds a news conference in White Plains, N.Y., on June 2, 2014. (Credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Rob Astorino To Cuomo: Reveal Agreement With Working Families Party

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.

06/02/2014

The midtown New York City skyline, including the Empire State Building, is seen from the air over New York   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Appears Determined To Land 2016 Democratic National Convention

It’s a move that if successful could mean an economic boost of hundreds of millions of dollars.

04/23/2014

Bill de Blasio performance poll (credit: CBS 2)

Marist College Poll: Voters Not Thrilled With Mayor Bill De Blasio’s Start

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.

03/07/2014

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