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Bill de Blasio (R) is sworn in as New York City Mayor by former US President Bill Clinton (L) on the steps of City Hall in Lower Manhattan January 1, 2014. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Mayor De Blasio Takes Formal Oath At City Hall

Bill de Blasio was sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City at midnight during a small ceremony at his Brooklyn home.

01/01/2014

Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling (credit: Twitter/Rilling for Mayor)

Inauguration Ceremony Held For Norwalk Mayor

The Norwalk High School String Quartet played in the background as Mayor Harry Rilling was sworn in by Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy.

11/19/2013

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio meets with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Nov. 6, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Bloomberg Says He Hopes De Blasio Administration ‘Even Better’

Speaking Friday on his weekly radio show, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he hopes for a “seamless transition.”

11/08/2013

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio meets with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Nov. 6, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

De Blasio Names Transition Team Leaders As Agenda Goes Under Microscope

Emboldened by a historic landslide, Bill de Blasio seeks to push ahead with an ambitious liberal agenda aimed at easing the economic inequality.

11/06/2013

The Stamford Metro-North Station - File Photo

Democrats Retake Mayor’s Office In Stamford, Conn.

Democrats on Tuesday night retook control of the mayor’s office in Stamford, Conn., with businessman David Martin defeating former Lt. Gov. Michael Fedele.

11/05/2013

New Haven, CT (credit: Wikipedia)

Toni Harp Elected First New Mayor Of New Haven In 20 Years

Connecticut state Sen. Toni Harp has been elected the first woman mayor of New Haven in 20 years, and as well as the city’s first woman mayor.

11/05/2013

Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota campaign in the New York City mayoral race. (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota Slams De Blasio For Not Speaking Against Belafonte’s Remarks

Democrat Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has a nearly 40-point lead in the polls over Republican Joe Lhota. If de Blasio is elected, he would be the first Democrat elected mayor since 1989.

11/04/2013

Newark Police Cruiser (file/credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Likely Interim Newark Mayor Outlines Crime-Fighting Plans

Besides all the new development in Newark that left U.S. Senator-elect Cory Booker will leave behind, the city’s crime problem will also be left for others to tackle.

10/19/2013

NYC mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Fiscal Issues Front And Center In First De Blasio-Lhota Debate

Mayoral hoepfuls Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota spent much of their first debate discussing the city’s fiscal issues — income equality, affordable housing, tax subsidies and rent for charter schools.

10/15/2013

Bill de Blasio, Letitia James

De Blasio, James Announce Endorsement Of Each Other

Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio and public advocate candidate Letitia James announced a mutual endorsement Saturday.

10/05/2013

NYC mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Poll: De Blasio Opens 50 Point Lead Over Lhota In NYC Mayoral Race

“I don’t take anything for granted,” de Blasio told 1010 WINS. “Even though this is a wonderful poll, we’ve over a month ahead and we’re going to work very hard.”

10/03/2013

Bipartisan teams across the city unsealed and opened more than 5,000 voting machines on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

BOE: 78K Paper Ballots To Be Counted In Democratic Mayoral Primary

Bipartisan teams across the city are unsealing and opening more than 5,000 voting machines Friday.

09/13/2013

New York City Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota (file /credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

De Blasio Eyes 40% Needed To Avoid Runoff; Lhota Wins Republican Nod

The Democratic front-runner, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, is hoping to eclipse the 40 percent mark that would avoid a runoff.

09/11/2013

Celebrities Campaign For Mayoral Candidate Bill De Blasio

Second Poll Has De Blasio Well Ahead Of Democratic Rivals For Mayor

The poll by Siena College and The New York Times released Friday shows de Blasio, the public advocate, has 32 percent of likely voters in the Democratic mayoral primary.

08/30/2013

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

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