There was a stunning denunciation Thursday of Anthony Weiner’s mayoral bid by none other than the scandal-fighting governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo.
“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.”
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.
The website Politico is reporting that multiple sources claim Weiner is likely to announce a bid for New York City mayor sometime next week.
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.
Speaking to CBS News’ Lara Logan in a segment broadcast Sunday on “60 Minutes,” Twitter founder Jack Dorsey said he wants to run for New York City mayor someday.
The Quinnipiac University poll shows New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn could get 37 percent of the vote.
The race for governor in New Jersey was officially underway this weekend, with Democratic state Sen. Barbara Buono kicking off her campaign, and incumbent Republican Gov. Chris Christie out meeting voters and collecting endorsements.
“How’m I doing?” was his trademark question to constituents, although the answer mattered little to Koch. The mayor always thought he was doing wonderfully.
The 88-year-old was hospitalized Saturday night with fluid in his lungs and swollen ankles.
The former Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman announced on Twitter that he is now a candidate for mayor of New York City.
Former Metropolitan Transportation Authority President Joseph Lhota said Monday that he plans to kick off his mayoral campaign later in the week.
Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker said Sunday that it was “premature” to say definitively that he will run for a U.S. Senate seat next year.
A former Paterson, N.J., mayor who was jailed on federal tax evasion and mail fraud charges has died at the age of 64.
Many have wondered whether retiring U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton might consider another stab at the presidency in 2016, but a published report Monday said Mayor Michael Bloomberg was hoping she might run for another office even sooner.