Joe Lhota

Juliet with Cardinal Egan

Thousands Line Fifth Avenue For Annual Columbus Day Parade

Italian Americans celebrated their culture and heritage at the 69th Annual Columbus Day Parade in New York City.

10/14/2013

Gracie Mansion - New York, NY (file / credit: Mayor's Office)

Gracie Mansion Set To Return To Use As A Home

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has previously said the mayor should not live in Gracie Mansion, but candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota have every intention of doing so.

10/12/2013

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

Big Lhota Donor, Home Depot Founder Ken Langone, Convinced De Blasio Will Be Next Mayor

Joe Lhota shrugged off the billionaire businessman and philanthropist’s assessment of the race and says he still has “an opportunity to win.”

10/09/2013

Charter school teachers, kids and parents gather in Cadman Plaza for rally and march over the Brooklyn Bridge on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Thousands Rally In Support Of Charter Schools In NYC

About 10,000 people are expected to take part in the March for Education Equality, organizer Jeremiah Kittridge with Families with Excellent Schools said.

10/08/2013

Joseph Lhota (file/credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Lhota Slams Opponent, Warns Of Regressive Policies If De Blasio Is Elected

“The next leader of our city must bring the right kind of change. That doesn’t mean change from independent leadership to be a mayor beholden to special interest, that doesn’t mean change that tears down any of the improvements that might have happened and that doesn’t mean change that reverses the policies that have made us the safest large city in America,” Lhota said.

10/08/2013

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

Healthcare Law Debate Spills Over Into New York City Mayoral Race

Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota have taken their differences in the New York City mayoral race to the corridors of power in Washington, where the healthcare debate has led to a partial government shutdown.

10/07/2013

Opponents of the New York Police Department’s controversial 'stop-and-frisk' policy rally on January 27, 2012 in the Bronx. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Lhota, De Blasio Speak On Stop-And-Frisk Ruling Appeal

Republican nominee Joe Lhota said crime has been going up in the city over the past two months. But Democrat Bill de Blasio said Lhota’s numbers are skewed.

10/07/2013

Al Sharpton

Lhota, De Blasio Both Make Appearances With Rev. Sharpton

Mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota both made appearances Saturday with the Rev. Al Sharpton, who recently celebrated his birthday.

10/05/2013

Democratic mayoral nominee Bill de Blasio speaks at the Association for a Better New York breakfast, Oct. 4, 2013 (credit: Twitter/de Blasio campaign)

De Blasio Labels Himself ‘Fiscal Conservative’ In Speech To Business Leaders

Bill De Blasio’s ascension has created a sense of nervousness within some corners of the city’s business community, which prospered during Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s 12-year reign and is fearful of more liberal policies emanating from City Hall.

10/04/2013

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

Send Us Your Questions For Bill de Blasio, Joe Lhota

The primaries are over and New York City is gearing up for the showdown between mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota.

10/04/2013

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

Poll: De Blasio Opens 50 Point Lead Over Lhota In NYC Mayoral Race

“I don’t take anything for granted,” de Blasio told 1010 WINS. “Even though this is a wonderful poll, we’ve over a month ahead and we’re going to work very hard.”

10/03/2013

UWS Bikers vs. SUV

De Blasio, Lhota Issue Stern Warning To Biker Gangs — Stay Out Of NYC

There was vows Wednesday from the Democratic and Republican candidates for mayor that there will be zero tolerance on their watch for the so-called motorcycle “wilding” that has stunned the city.

10/02/2013

Bill de Blasio reads to kids at the Children's Aid Society, Sept. 30, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Pushes Plan To Raise Taxes On Top Wage Earners For Universal Pre-K

To implement the tax hike, the Democratic mayoral hopeful would have to get Albany’s approval, including Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Republican majority in the state senate.

09/30/2013

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

Lhota Criticizes De Blasio For Cutting Back On Campaign Appearances

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota has been criticizing Democratic rival Bill de Blasio this week for what he calls de Blasio’s post-primary slack.

09/28/2013

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting on September 24, 2013. (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton To Host Fundraiser For Bill De Blasio

Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, endorsed the Democratic nominee last week.

09/26/2013

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