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New York City Comptroller John Liu on the steps of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Report: Finance Board Recommendation Could Cripple John Liu’s Bid For Mayor

The board is expected to consider the recommendation on Monday. If it denies the funds, Liu’s campaign would be severely hampered financially.

08/02/2013

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

NYCHA's Lincoln Houses in East Harlem (file/credit: NYCHA)

Police: Woman Dead In Harlem Shooting, 2 Days After Mayoral Candidate Sleepover

A woman has died after gunfire rang out at the Lincoln Houses public housing development in East Harlem Tuesday – just two days after six Democratic mayoral candidates spent the night in the complex.

07/23/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: CBS 2)/New York City Comptroller John C. Liu (file/credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Hits City Comptroller With Lawsuit Over Rejected Homeless Shelter Contracts

City Comptroller John Liu this month rejected the $67.6 million contracts with Aguila Inc. for shelters in the South Bronx and in Manhattan. Bloomberg and the Department of Homeless Services filed the lawsuit last week. The suit says the comptroller is required by law to approve the contacts.

07/22/2013

John Liu, Rev. Al Sharpton, Anthony Weiner, Christine Quinn, Bill Thompson and Bill de Blasio (L-R) following a mayoral candidates sleepover at a NYCHA housing complex in East Harlem. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Democratic Mayoral Candidates Reflect On Overnight In Housing Complex

Residents at the Lincoln Houses complex in East Harlem rolled out the welcome mat so the candidates can see what life is really like for the 3,100 residents.

07/21/2013

Anthony Weiner (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Mayoral Candidates To Sleep In Harlem Public Housing Building Saturday Night

Democrats Christine Quinn, Anthony Weiner, Bill de Blasio, William Thompson Jr., John Liu and independent Adolfo Carrion Jr. will spend Saturday night in a Harlem public housing building.

07/20/2013

Zimmerman Protest

Zimmerman Found Not Guilty: New Yorkers Take To The Streets

Strong reaction has erupted in New York and across the country after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

07/14/2013

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is placed in handcuffs during a protest in Midtown on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Arrested During Hospital Protest In Midtown

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio was arrested with City Council member Steve Levin and about a dozen other protesters outside the State University of New York’s chancellor’s office in Midtown.

07/10/2013

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer (file / credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Spitzer Heckled, Asks Public For ‘Forgiveness’ In Bid For NYC Comptroller

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer met with voters in Union Square on Monday to launch his comeback attempt.

07/08/2013

FILE - Patrolmen's Benevolent Association president Patrick Lynch (Photo by Bonile Bam/Getty Images)

Lynch: PBA To Target ‘Pro-Crime Council Members’ Who Voted For NYPD Oversight Bills

PBA President Patrick Lynch said if the bills become law, the PBA intends to target the “pro-crime council members for defeat in the upcoming election.”

06/28/2013

New York City Comptroller John Liu on the steps of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

John Liu Says In Radio Interview That He Did Work In A Sweatshop

John Liu, the Democratic New York City Comptroller and mayoral hopeful, tried to clarify what was a key part of his campaign for his current office.

06/24/2013

Mayoral transportation forum at Baruch College, June 19, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Mayoral Hopefuls Weigh In On City Bike Lanes At Transportation Forum

Some of the Democratic candidates for mayor of New York City took part in a forum on transportation issues at Baruch College on Wednesday.

06/19/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: CBS 2)

Quinn Bashes Mayoral Opponents, Touts Own Record Of Results

The City Council Speaker and Democratic hopeful never pointed to a particular opponent but said no one else is offering New York voters real solutions.

06/17/2013

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