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.”
The former congressman is reportedly talking to friends about a 2013 comeback, possibly running for mayor or public advocate and the friends are making the public to see how it flies with New Yorkers.
Americans are reacting with joy, scorn and indifference after President Barack Obama became the first sitting president to endorse equal marriage rights for same-sex couples.
“Certainly flattering to be spoken about, but I have no plans to run for elected office,” Kelly told reporters on Wednesday.
There was a stunning development Monday in the New York City mayor’s race. Republican leaders have been trying to convince top cop Ray Kelly to seek the city’s top job — and sources told CBS 2 he’s thinking about it.
One of City Comptroller John Liu’s top money men was busted for using bogus donors to hide massive contributions, and Liu was forced to hire a criminal attorney to represent him in the ongoing probe.
Will he run or won’t he? There are new reports that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is reconsidering a run in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.