Mayoral Candidate

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Bill de Blasio (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Quinn’s Legal Filing To Implement Stop-And-Frisk Reforms Is ‘Desperate’

In filing papers against the city’s push to continue the stop-and-frisk program during an appeal of a riling against it, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn might have painted herself as a target.

09/03/2013

Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Reports: Lhota Thinks It Wasn’t ‘Appropriate’ To Stop Subways For Kittens

Republican mayoral candidate and former Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota reportedly said this week that he did not think it was “appropriate” to shut down two subway lines for a pair of lost kittens.

08/31/2013

Interfaith Medical Center in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The state has rejected its restructuring plan and the hospital will stop taking in-patient admissions on Aug. 15, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Interfaith Medical Center Ordered To Stay Open At Least Until Sept. 11

Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn was supposed to begin the process of closing down Monday, but the closure has been postponed until at least Sept. 11.

08/26/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn speaks out against Vito Lopez, May 16, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Report: Quinn Assists Teenage Supporter Who Passes Out At Campaign Event

City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn was quick to come to the aid of a girl who passed out during a campaign event outside City Hall Sunday, according to a published report.

08/25/2013

Public advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio is placed in handcuffs during a protest in Midtown on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Appears In Court In Connection With Hospital Protest Arrest

Leading mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio had to take time out from courting voters to go to court Tuesday, appearing before a judge over his arrest at a hospital protest.

08/20/2013

NYC Condoms

Reports: Quinn Calls For Better Free City-Sponsored Condoms

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said this week that she wants to improve the quality of the free condoms that are given out to New Yorkers, according to published reports.

08/17/2013

Anthony Weiner (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Weiner Calls GOP Candidate ‘Grandpa’ At AARP Mayoral Forum

Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner made waves Tuesday, when he called a Republican rival “grandpa” during a confrontation at a forum sponsored by the AARP.

08/06/2013

Anthony Weiner speaks to Marcia Kramer on Aug. 2, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Anthony Weiner Tells CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer He’s Mentally Fit For Office

“You might be asking me to be the first mayoral candidate in New York City history to prove their mental fitness,” Weiner said. “I don’t know if that question has been asked about other candidates.”

08/06/2013

Harry Belafonte

Belafonte: De Blasio ‘Has Been There For Us, And Now We Are There For Him’

Musician and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte announced Tuesday that he is supporting Bill de Blasio for mayor.

07/30/2013

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

Opponent Slams Spitzer For Saying Weiner Shouldn’t Be Mayor

Former governor and current city comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer said Monday that Anthony Weiner should not be running for mayor in the wake of his latest sexting scandal.

07/29/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Calls For New ‘Super Authority’ To Protect Brooklyn Hospitals

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio on Monday called for a “super authority” to save failing hospitals and protect health care in Brooklyn.

07/29/2013

Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner addressed the media on Staten Island on July 26, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Weiner’s Campaign Manager Quits Amid Latest Scandal

After a week of controversy, Anthony Weiner’s mayoral campaign has taken another hit.

07/28/2013

Anthony Weiner in Harlem on May 23, 2013. (credit: Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Eye On New York: Weiner’s Scandals, Activism In NYC, ‘My Big Gay Italian Wedding’

On Sunday’s Eye On New York, CBS 2’s Dana Tyler talked with Political Reporter Marcia Kramer about the latest sexting allegations involving mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner and its effect on his poll numbers.

07/28/2013

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)

What Could Have Motivated Anthony Weiner To Sext Again?

The new Anthony Weiner scandal has reignited debate about sexting – why did he do it, even after a similar scandal cost him his job in Congress?

07/24/2013

Anthony Weiner, Huma Abedin

Weiner, Wife Band Together, Say Latest Sexting Scandal Is Old News

Mayoral candidate and former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner responded apologetically Tuesday, following revelations of another alleged cybersex relationship, but said he is not going anywhere when it comes to the mayoral race.

07/23/2013

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