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Mayor Michael Bloomberg

‘Pharaoh’ Grenade Lobbed At Mayor Bloomberg Sets Speaker Quinn Off

Political jaws dropped Monday when New York City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn angrily stalked out of a rally after someone criticized Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

04/30/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg - Apr 9, 2012 (credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Mayor Bloomberg Vetoes Controversial Living Wage Bill; Speaker Quinn Fires Back

The measure would have required any company receiving at least $1 million in city subsidies to pay its employees at least $11.50 an hour or $10 an hour plus benefits.

04/25/2012