Joe Lhota

New York City Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Ex-Mayoral Hopeful Joe Lhota Named Chief Of Staff At NYU Langone Medical Center

Lhota’s appointment was announced Friday. He will service as senior vice president, vice dean and chief of staff. Lhota lost the mayoral race in a landslide to Democrat Bill de Blasio.

01/03/2014

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio meets with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Nov. 6, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

De Blasio Names Transition Team Leaders As Agenda Goes Under Microscope

Emboldened by a historic landslide, Bill de Blasio seeks to push ahead with an ambitious liberal agenda aimed at easing the economic inequality.

11/06/2013

Bill de Blasio Victory Speech

De Blasio: ‘I Will Never Forget That As Mayor, I Work For You’

In his victory speech as mayor-elect of New York City Tuesday night, Democrat Bill de Blasio declaed a mandate to repair the inequality he said has left the city suffering, and said as mayor, “I work for you.”

11/05/2013

Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota campaign in the New York City mayoral race. (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota Slams De Blasio For Not Speaking Against Belafonte’s Remarks

Democrat Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has a nearly 40-point lead in the polls over Republican Joe Lhota. If de Blasio is elected, he would be the first Democrat elected mayor since 1989.

11/04/2013

Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota campaign in the New York City mayoral race. (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota Slams Harry Belafonte For ‘Race Baiting’ Comments

Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio hit the campaign trail Sunday with several events around the city.

11/03/2013

Bill de Blasio attends a press conference outside the United Nations headquarters on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota, De Blasio Make Weekend Push As Election Day Approaches

With just four days to go before the mayoral election, Democratic candidate and frontrunner Bill de Blasio was out Saturday reminding voters why he believes he should be the city’s chief executive.

11/02/2013

City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Next Mayor Will Be Left To Tackle Unsettled Union Contracts

One of the pressing issues facing the next mayor of New York City will be unsettled union contracts for city workers.

11/02/2013

Bill de Blasio joined by union leaders, members at a rally in front of Brooklyn Borough Hall, Nov. 1, 2013. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Rallies Union Members As Campaign Enters Home Stretch

Members of organized labor packed the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall, saying a de Blasio victory on Tuesday will bring about positive big changes.

11/01/2013

Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota campaign in the New York City mayoral race. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Stop-And-Frisk Appeal Could Be Over After Election

A federal appeals court block of a judge’s ruling that found the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy discriminated against minorities may be short lived, depending on the outcome of next week’s mayoral election.

11/01/2013

Rudy Giuliani at a campaign stop with Joe Lhota on Staten Island on Nov. 1, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Giuliani Joins Lhota, Christie On Campaign Stops

Largely absent from Lhota’s campaign, Giuliani swooped in Friday to rally seniors on Staten Island’s South Shore.

11/01/2013

New York City mayoral candidate Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio speak at a news conference near the United Nations headquarters denouncing Iran's diplomacy offensive on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Mayoral Hopefuls Make Appeal To Voters With Election Day Fast Approaching

Ahead of the vote, Democrat Bill de Blasio and Republican Joe Lhota each sat down for one-on-one interviews with WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb to discuss the key issues impacting voters this election season.

11/01/2013

Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio debate on Oct. 30, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota On The Attack, De Blasio Plays It Safe In Final Debate

A day after the first anniversary of superstorm Sandy, New York’s mayoral candidates, meeting in their third and final debate Wednesday, each said they were the best choice to lead the city through another natural disaster.

10/30/2013

Tamra Roberts Lhota

Tamra Roberts Lhota Talks About Life As Wife, Top Adviser To Mayoral Candidate

Tamra Roberts Lhota, the wife of Republican mayoral contender Joe Lhota, is also one of his closest advisers.

10/30/2013

Bill de Blasio (credity: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News), Joe Lhota (credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images Entertainment)

Poll: De Blasio Maintains Overwhelming Lead Over Lhota A Week Before Election

The New York Times/Siena College Poll of likely voters gives de Blasio a 45-point lead, 68 percent to 23 percent.

10/28/2013

NYC mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Mayoral Debate Postponed For Sandy Anniversary

A debate scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed one night to honor the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, at the request of both mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota.

10/27/2013

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