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Bill de Blasio performance poll (credit: CBS 2)

Marist College Poll: Voters Not Thrilled With Mayor Bill De Blasio’s Start

Only thirty-nine percent of registered New York City voters believe Mayor Bill de Blasio has done a “good” or “excellent” job during his first two months in City Hall, according to a new Marist College poll.

03/07/2014

Anthony Weiner (credit: CBS 2)

Renewed Questions, Criticism As Weiner Presses Ahead With Campaign

Anthony Weiner is trying to salvage his campaign after new details emerged that he’d traded racy messages with as many as three women since similar sexting forced him out of Congress.

07/26/2013

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

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer is running for New York City Comptroller. (credit: CBS 2)

So Far, Spitzer Has Been Teflon In The Face Of Weiner’s Countless Woes

Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer both resigned because of sex scandals. Both are running for city office. But are Weiner’s new troubles hurting the former governor’s campaign for comptroller?

07/25/2013

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

Chris Christie button

Pollster: Christie’s Sandy Performance Shows He’s Nobody’s Opening Act

Governor Chris Christie’s handling of Hurricane Sandy has done little to water down interest in him as a candidate for president in 2016. It’s not that he wasn’t already on the short list, but Mitt Romney’s loss appears to be Christie’s gain.

11/07/2012

House Speaker John Boehner and President Barack Obama in the Cabinet Room at the White House - Washington, DC - Jul 11, 2011 (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Expert: Republican Party Has To Look In The Mirror, Adapt To Changing Electorate

Will it be four more years of partisanship or will both sides find a path to compromise? And will the Republican party see the outcome of campaign 2012 as a mandate to “re-image” itself?

11/07/2012

Wallet (file / credit: clipart.com)

Poll: More Americans Optimistic On Economy

According to the poll, 49 percent of U.S. residents say the worst of the country’s economic woes are behind us while 45 percent report there is more bad news ahead.

03/29/2012

Christine Quinn (file / credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Poll: City Council Speaker Christine Quinn Leads In Race For NYC Mayor

The poll shows Quinn getting 20 percent of the vote; Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, 16 percent; former city Comptroller Bill Thompson, 12 percent; and Comptroller John Liu 10 percent.

09/27/2011

Dow Rebounds After Fed Announcement (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Dow Closes Up 429 Points After Fed Decides To Keep Interest Rates Near 0 For 2 Years

The Dow picked up steam late in the trading day Tuesday and closed up nearly 430 points.

08/09/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg attends opening day at Yankee Stadium - Bronx, NY - Mar 31, 2011 - Photo: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office

Another Poll Shows Bloomberg’s Popularity Slipping

A new Marist College poll finds New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s once sky high numbers continuing to fall. His job approval now stands at 40%.

04/01/2011