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Bill de Blasio speaks at a campaign event outside City Hall on Aug. 29, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Bill De Blasio Lays Out Plan To Boost Education

The mayoral candidate said he supports universal pre-kindergarten and expanded after-school programs.

08/29/2013

New York City mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn with her wife Kim Catullo on the campaign trail in Bushwick, Brooklyn, August 19, 2013. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Christine Quinn’s Wife Joins Her On Campaign Trail As Primary Day Approaches

Kim Catullo, a product liability lawyer, said she’ll be a regular on the campaign trail leading up to primary day despite not liking the media spotlight.

08/19/2013

American Museum of Natural History (credit: amnh.org)

Eye On New York: NYC Primary Day Fast Approaching, Natural History Museum To Offer After-School Program, And More

Primary day is three weeks away, so the candidates are making the final pitch to voters before the nominees are selected.

08/18/2013

Bill de Blasio appears at a campaign event in downtown Brooklyn. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Hits Trail For First Time As Democratic Front-Runner

The mayoral candidate appeared on national television, then was greeted by a small crowd energized by his new status.

08/14/2013

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio in front of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Poll: De Blasio Front-Runner In Mayoral Race For First Time

This is the first time de Blasio has topped a poll in this campaign. He has surged past former leader Christine Quinn. The City Council speaker is second with 24 percent.

08/13/2013

Revelers take part in Dominican Day Parade 2013. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Hundreds Of Thousands Show Their Dominican Pride In Annual Parade

The parade route began at Sixth Avenue and 37th Street and marched up to 52nd Street.

08/11/2013

Alec Baldwin (file/Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Alec Baldwin Calls For Anthony Weiner To Drop Out Of Mayoral Race

Baldwin does not count Weiner out in the future, but wrote that he believes this race is not his time.

07/25/2013

'Cubicle Guy' pokes his head out behind mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner and his wife, Huma Abedin, at Tuesday's press conference. (credit: WCCO)

NYC Reporter Becomes Internet Sensation During Weiner Press Conference

There’s a new character in the Anthony Weiner sexting scandal — and it’s not Carlos Danger.

07/24/2013

Christine Quinn (file / credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Quinn Says Her ‘Record Of Delivering’ Sets Her Apart From Field

A new Siena poll has Quinn with a nine point lead over her closest competitor, Anthony Weiner. But Quinn said the numbers don’t matter much to her.

07/18/2013

Anthony Weiner (credit: CBS 2)/Eliot Spitzer (credit:  Kris Connor/Getty Images for Dish Network)

Poll: Weiner, Spitzer Leading Challengers In NYC Democratic Primaries

Weiner resigned from Congress in 2011 amid a texting scandal. He was caught sending racy pictures and messages to women who were not his wife. Spitzer resigned as governor amid a 2008 prostitution scandal.

07/15/2013

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 Calls On Governor, Mayor To Step Up On Possible Closure Of Brooklyn Hospital

Public Advocate and mayoral hopeful Bill De Blasio has called on the governor and the mayor to get the parties together and find out who has proposed taking the hospital over.

07/11/2013

City Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn speaks at a campaign stop outside City Hall on July 9, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Quinn: Spitzer, Weiner Haven’t Earned Second Chance

“What have these two men done since their fall from grace to make it clear to women and men, for that matter, that their selfish, dishonest ways are behind them?”

07/09/2013

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

Lhota Launches Preemptive Strike On Weiner, Ask Former Dates To Come Forward

Republican mayor candidate Joe Lhota has launched a novel strategy. He wants women who dated Anthony Weiner to come forward and spill the beans.

07/02/2013

Mayoral transportation forum at Baruch College, June 19, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Mayoral Hopefuls Weigh In On City Bike Lanes At Transportation Forum

Some of the Democratic candidates for mayor of New York City took part in a forum on transportation issues at Baruch College on Wednesday.

06/19/2013

Council of School Supervisors and Administrators endorses Bill Thompson. (credit: CSA NYC)

Thompson Wins Endorsement From City School Principals Union

President Ernest Logan of the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators said Tuesday that the union’s 16,000 members will do all they can to elect Thompson.

06/18/2013

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