John Catsimatidis

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio’s Fundraising Tactics In NY Senate Race Called Into Question

A Republican New York state Senate candidate is demanding a federal probe of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s efforts to help Democrats capture the upper house of the Legislature.

10/30/2014

Democratic candidate for Mayor Bill de Blasio celebrates at his primary night party on September 11, 2013  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

De Blasio In Command, But Thompson Has No Intention Of Conceding

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio emerged as the top choice in the Democratic mayoral primary, but could still face weeks and another electoral fight before becoming his party’s nominee.

09/11/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Kelly Blasts Candidates, Says Terrorism Must Be ‘Top Priority’ For Next Mayor

Kelly said none of the candidates have requested a terrorism briefing from the police department. He said the public should be asking whether or not candidates understand the threat to New York City.

09/09/2013

Joe Lhota, John Catsimatidis (credit: Getty Images)

Republican Mayoral Hopefuls Face Off In Final Debate Before Primary Day

Polls showed ex-MTA chairman Joe Lhota with a consistent lead over billionaire grocery store magnate John Catsimatidis, going into Sunday’s debate.

09/08/2013

John Kassimatis appearing in a John Catsimatidis campaign commercial.

Catsimatidis: Campaign Commercial Star’s Anti-Muslim Rants ‘Wrong’

John Kassimatis’ Facebook page is reportedly full of nasty comments about Muslims.

09/03/2013

Public Advocate and New York City Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio speaks at an endorsement in Times Square by Local 802, which represents musicians playing in Broadway musicals, the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, and other musical ensembles on August 12, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: De Blasio Takes 23-Point Lead, Could Avoid Runoff

Bill de Blasio’s poll numbers are close to the magic 40% that would allow him to clinch the nomination outright. If no candidate crosses that threshold though, the top two finishers will advance to a runoff on October 1st.

09/03/2013

Republican Mayoral Debate Big DL

Republican Mayoral Candidates Get Into The Issues During Debate

The three Republican candidates for mayor fielded an assortment of questions Wednesday night, on issues ranging from stop-and-frisk and public housing to the city’s free condom program.

08/28/2013

Mayoral hopeful Adolfo Carrion Jr. bats during stickball game, August 27, 2013. (credit: Twitter/Adolfo Carrion)

NYC Mayoral Hopefuls Take A Swing At Stickball

Among mayoral hopefuls, long-shot Democratic contender the Rev. Erick Salgado led with a 180-foot hit. He topped several Democratic, Republican and independent rivals.

08/27/2013

New York City Comptroller John C. Liu (file/credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

City Comptroller Liu Calls For Legalizing Pot In NYC

The sweeping change, which would put New York at the forefront of a growing national debate over use of the drug, calls for recreational marijuana to be regulated and taxed like alcohol and tobacco.

08/14/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio in front of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Poll: De Blasio Front-Runner In Mayoral Race For First Time

This is the first time de Blasio has topped a poll in this campaign. He has surged past former leader Christine Quinn. The City Council speaker is second with 24 percent.

08/13/2013

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics used by police on Feb. 23, 2013 in New York City.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Lawmakers, Activists & Others React To Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

Reaction is pouring in to a judge’s ruling Monday that found the NYPD deliberately violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of New Yorkers with its stop-and-frisk policy.

08/12/2013

Anthony Weiner In The Bronx

Poll: Weiner Drops To 4th Place In Wake Of Sexting Scandal

His campaign manager has resigned and his political peers have harsh words for him, but Anthony Weiner has vowed to stay in the race for New York City mayor.

07/29/2013

Anthony Weiner, a leading candidate for New York City mayor, answers questions during a press conference on July 23, 2013 in New York City. (credit:John Moore/Getty Images)

Weiner Admits To Additional Sexting Partners Following Resignation From Congress

“I don’t believe I had any more than three,” said Weiner. “People might want names and serial numbers and dates and texts, but someone else will have to provide it for you because I’m not going to do it. I’m not going to comment on the specifics of these things.”

07/25/2013

Anthony Weiner, wife Huma Abedin speak at a news conference on July 23, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Weiner Moving Forward With Mayoral Campaign Despite Calls From Opponents To Quit Race

Anthony Weiner admitted sending a woman sexually explicit photos and messages as recently as last summer, more than a year after he resigned from the House because of similar behavior.

07/24/2013

Anthony Weiner, Huma Abedin

Weiner, Wife Band Together, Say Latest Sexting Scandal Is Old News

Mayoral candidate and former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner responded apologetically Tuesday, following revelations of another alleged cybersex relationship, but said he is not going anywhere when it comes to the mayoral race.

07/23/2013

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