De Blasio’s wife, Chirlane McCray, discussed her marriage as well as her childhood.
Tamra Roberts Lhota, the wife of Republican mayoral contender Joe Lhota, is also one of his closest advisers.
When asked whether he’s bring out any big political names to campaign for him in the closing days of the race, Lhota did hint at a possible show of support from his old boss, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani.
Mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota took jabs, raised their voices and frequently talked over each other at their second debate Tuesday, with de Blasio repeatedly accusing Lhota of “fearmongering,” and Lhota accusing de Blasio of failing to keep promises and being soft on crime.
With Election Day two weeks away, city voters say safety is more important than certain privacy rights.
The president said his administration was doing “everything we can possibly do” to get the federally run websites up and running.
The Democratic mayoral hopeful has been a critic of some of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s policies, but agrees with the mayor on one controversial issue.
Democrat Cory Booker thanked New Jerseyans for coming out to vote Wednesday, as he won the special election to complete the final year of the late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s term.
The deal would reopen the government through Jan. 15 and increase the nation’s borrowing authority through Feb. 7.
Casinos or no casinos – that the question. When New Yorkers go to the polls next month they will be asked to change the constitution to legalize gambling on non-Indian land. It’s contentious.
Democrat Cory Booker accused his opponent of being tea party extremist, while Republican Steve Lonegan said Booker is nothing but a Hollywood stand-in for President Barack Obama.
In a debate Tuesday night, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie characterized opponent Barbara Buono as a supporter of high taxes and spending, while Buono accused Christie of being insensitive to the poor and middle class.
About 10,000 people are expected to take part in the March for Education Equality, organizer Jeremiah Kittridge with Families with Excellent Schools said.
Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota have taken their differences in the New York City mayoral race to the corridors of power in Washington, where the healthcare debate has led to a partial government shutdown.
Bill De Blasio’s ascension has created a sense of nervousness within some corners of the city’s business community, which prospered during Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s 12-year reign and is fearful of more liberal policies emanating from City Hall.