Six mayoral candidates touted their education policies Saturday at a panel hosted by the United Federation of Teachers.
Mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn said lawyers will decide if the newly registered political action committee New York City is Not For Sale violated any campaign finance rules by launching million-dollar ad camapgin.
The newly registered political action committee, New York City is Not for Sale, launched its anti-Christine Quinn campaign Monday from the steps of City Hall.
State Sen. Malcolm Smith, City Councilman Dan Halloran and four others were arrested Tuesday in what U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara called “an unappetizing smorgasbord of greed” involving “six officials who together build a corridor of corruption.”
The billionaire businessman discussed his vision for the city’s future, weighed in on the NYPD inspector general debate and commented on colleague who was arrested in Tuesday’s political bribery scheme.
Bloomberg said he has no intention of announcing who he’s backing, leaving the door open to possibly change his mind before November.
The former Democrat had switched parties for his attempt to make it to the 2013 general election ballot.
Liu made the announcement Sunday afternoon on the steps of City Hall. He has long been expected to run for mayor.
The race for the Republican nod in the next New York City mayoral election is shaping up as test of the popularity of former mayor Rudy Giuliani and former governor George Pataki.
In a 5-minute long video posted to Twitter, Quinn discussed her background and her experience.
Joe Lhota said he’d make a great partner in the game of Trivial Pursuit because he has a storehouse of knowledge about a whole lot of things. But there’s nothing trivial about his desire to be mayor of New York City.
Wednesday marked Joe Lhota’s last board meeting as the chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. He’s resigning effective Dec. 31 to mull a run for mayor as a Republican.
Lhota, who took over as the head of the MTA earlier this year, had been mulling a run for some time, but it appears his stock soared with the public due to his handling of Hurricane Sandy, pushing him to throw his hat in the ring.
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.
Former New York City Comptroller Bill Thompson, the only announced Democratic candidate for mayor, was joined on the panel by City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, current comptroller John Liu and public advocate Bill de Blasio.
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