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New York City Republican Mayoral Candidate Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Joe Lhota for Mayor)

Eye On Politics: Lhota Wants To Continue Legacies Of Giuliani, Bloomberg

New York City Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota said that everything great that has happened over the past 20 years is quite fragile and he said this election is going to have consequences.

06/20/2013

Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Joe Lhota for Mayor)

Lhota Scores Conservative Party Nod In Mayor’s Race

Former transit official Joe Lhota has gotten the Conservative Party’s choice for New York City mayor. That gives Lhota a spot on November’s ballot regardless what happens in his quest for the Republican nomination.

06/03/2013

Anthony Weiner (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner Launches New York City Mayoral Bid

“I’m running for mayor because I’ve been fighting for the middle class and those struggling to make it my entire life. And I hope I get a second chance to work for you.”

05/22/2013

FILE - Anthony Weiner (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Democratic Mayoral Candidates Weigh In On Weiner Entering Race

Several candidates weighed in on the latest addition to the race Wednesday morning at the Crain’s New York Business Democratic debate, just hours after Weiner released a YouTube video declaring his bid for mayor.

05/22/2013

Fmr. Rep. Anthony Weiner at Barclays Center for a Brooklyn Nets game - Nov. 3, 2012 (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Poll: Weiner Second In Democratic Field For New York City Mayor

New York City mayoral race frontrunner Christine Quinn was bombarded Wednesday with questions about the so-called second coming of Anthony Weiner.

04/17/2013

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner speaks to reporters about a possible run for mayor on April 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner Releases Report On Preserving Middle Class In NYC

Disgraced former Rep. Anthony Weiner is continuing his effort to rehabilitate his public image – and possibly burnish his credentials for a potential return to politics.

04/15/2013

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner speaks to reporters about a possible run for mayor on April 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Anthony Weiner Eyeing Run For NYC Mayor

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.

04/10/2013

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

Lhota Calls Quinn’s Support For NYPD Inspector General ‘Reckless’ And ‘Dangerous’

Last month, Quinn announced city lawmakers had reached a deal to install an inspector general to monitor the nation’s biggest police department following criticism over the NYPD’s stop and frisk policy and widespread surveillance of Muslims.

04/01/2013

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

Mayoral Candidate Joseph Lhota In Radio Interview: NYC In ‘Fragile’ State

“All of the great that happened, the foundation that Mayor Giuliani built during his term and that Mike Bloomberg has built on top of that, they’re quite fragile,” he told WCBS 880 morning anchors Michael Wallace and Pat Carroll.

01/30/2013

John Catsimatidis (file / credit: Donald Bowers/Getty Images for New York City Police Foundation, Inc.)

Billionaire John Catsimatidis Officially Enters NYC Mayor’s Race

The Republican joins an increasingly crowded field of GOP, Democratic and other candidates seeking to succeed the term-limited, Democrat-turned-Republican-turned-independent billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

01/29/2013

Bill de Blasio

De Blasio Announces Mayoral Campaign

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio announced his candidacy for mayor Sunday, citing a need to bring leadership and services to every community in the city.

01/27/2013

A Metro-North Railroad train at the Scarsdale station - Jan. 25, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Commuter Tax To Be Issue In NYC Mayoral Campaign

The commuter tax died years ago, but it was never really buried. Like a cold snap, it’s something that keeps coming back.

01/25/2013

Gregory Lombardi (credit: CBS 2)

MTA Exec Accused Of Using Transit Generator For Personal Use During Sandy

When the storm hit, most people in the Levittown area were in the dark for up to two weeks, but not Gregory Lombardi, the rising executive in the MTA who allegedly pulled off a power play.

01/18/2013

Flooding damage caused by Sandy at the South Ferry station (credit: MTA New York City Transit / David Henly)

MTA: South Ferry Subway Repairs Could Take 3 Years

Last month, the MTA said the repairs would take at least a year. But on Thursday, the agency said it estimates that fully restoring the station would take much longer and cost $600 million.

01/18/2013

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

It’s Official! Former MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota Enters Mayoral Race

The former Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman announced on Twitter that he is now a candidate for mayor of New York City.

01/17/2013

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