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UFT Endorses Thompson

United Federation Of Teachers Backs Bill Thompson For Mayor

The United Federation of Teachers has endorsed former City Comptroller Bill Thompson as its choice for the next New York City mayor.

06/19/2013

New York City Mayoral Candidate Anthony Weiner campaigns in Harlem - May 23, 2013 (credit: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Candidate Weiner Criticizes Stop-And-Frisk Program

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner on Saturday criticized the NYPD stop-and-frisk program during an appearance at the Rev. Al Sharpton’s headquarters in Harlem.

06/08/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Poll: Commissioner Kelly Would Be A Game-Changer In Mayoral Race

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is not running for mayor, but one pollster said her survey shows voters would love for him to do so.

05/29/2013

New York City mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio announces his immigration agenda on the steps of City Hall, May 16, 2013. (credit: Bill de Blasio Twitter)

De Blasio: Make Driver’s Licenses Available To Undocumented Immigrants

New York City Public Advocate and Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio announced his immigration proposal on the steps of City Hall Thursday morning.

05/16/2013

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

Lhota Slammed For ‘Offensive’ Comment Labeling Port Authority Police ‘Mall Cops’

The mayoral hopeful was answering a question about airport security when he made his controversial remark.

05/08/2013

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

De Blasio: City Is In Dire Need Of More Affordable Housing

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio on Sunday presented a plan to preserve 200,000 units of affordable housing, thus meeting the city’s demands over the decade to come.

04/28/2013

New York City Comptroller John C. Liu (file/credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Prosecutors: Liu Aides Didn’t Count On Getting Caught In Campaign Finance Scheme

Prosecutors said Tuesday that in the midst of a fundraising drive for mayoral candidate John Liu, two of his aides met a man named Richard Kong who portrayed himself as a wealthy donor willing to go along with a scheme to skirt campaign finance rules.

04/16/2013

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

Ex-De Blasio Campaign Staffer Exposed For Offensive Tweets

A now ex-staffer for mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio has been exposed, after sending hate messages on social media.

04/16/2013

Bloomberg State Of The City

Bloomberg To Propose More Electric Car Parking, Styrofoam Ban

On the eve of his State of the City address, Mayor Michael Bloomberg had a new ban in store, as well as a parking proposal that might drive some New Yorkers crazy.

02/13/2013

Obama Press Conf Jan. 16 (CBS)

Former Local Official Shares Thoughts On Obama’s Second Term

After an inside look at the Obama administration, a former local official had some thoughts on the president’s second term.

01/27/2013

Rudolph Giuliani, Joseph Lhota

Giuliani Says He’ll Back Lhota In Possible Race For Mayor

Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani thinks Metropolitan Transit Authority Chairman Joseph Lhota would make a perfect successor to Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

11/21/2012

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