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Sen. Chuck Schumer (credit: Getty Images)/Former Rep. Anthony Weiner (credit: CBS 2)

Schumer Still Not Commenting On Old Friend Weiner, Even As Ex-Congressman Gains Ground

After a holiday weekend of hard campaigning, Anthony Weiner is hoping to gain the Democratic nomination for mayor of New York. But it appears he’s trying to do it without the support of one important Democrat.

05/28/2013

Anthony Weiner (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

Marist Poll: Anthony Weiner Shows Gains In NYC Mayoral Race

Anthony Weiner’s support with registered democrats appears to be on the rise.

05/28/2013

UFT Mayoral Candidate Forum

Mayoral Candidates Talk Education At Teachers’ Union Forum

Six mayoral candidates touted their education policies Saturday at a panel hosted by the United Federation of Teachers.

05/11/2013

City Council Speaker and Mayoral Hopeful Christine Quinn in Lower Manhattan, April 9, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Quinn On The Attack After PAC Launches Anti-Quinn Ad Campaign

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.

04/09/2013

New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Anti-Quinn Group Pledges To Spend $1 Million In Effort To Block Mayoral Bid

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.

04/08/2013

Sen. Malcolm A. Smith on March 12, 2008  in Albany, New York. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

De Blasio, Other Advocates Call For Reform In Wake Of Lawmakers’ Arrests

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.”

04/03/2013

John Catsimatidis (file / credit: Donald Bowers/Getty Images for New York City Police Foundation, Inc.)

Mayoral Hopeful Catsimatidis Warns ‘Wrong Mayor’ Could Send City Backwards

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.

04/02/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Support For NYPD IG Not Deal-Breaker For His Vote

Bloomberg said he has no intention of announcing who he’s backing, leaving the door open to possibly change his mind before November.

03/27/2013

Tom Allon (file/credit: Allan Montaine/tomallonformayor.com)

Publisher Tom Allon Purchases News Organization, Drops Out Of Mayoral Race

The former Democrat had switched parties for his attempt to make it to the 2013 general election ballot.

03/18/2013

John Liu

Comptroller John Liu Formally Launches Bid For Mayor

Liu made the announcement Sunday afternoon on the steps of City Hall. He has long been expected to run for mayor.

03/17/2013

Joe Lhota, John Catsimatidis (credit: Getty Images)

Race For GOP Mayoral Nod Shaping Up As Clash Of Titans — Lhota Vs. Catsimatidis

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.

03/15/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn formally kicks of mayoral run March 10, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Quinn Formally Announces Run For Mayor

In a 5-minute long video posted to Twitter, Quinn discussed her background and her experience.

03/10/2013

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

Pundit: If Anyone Scares The New York City Democrats, It’s Joe Lhota

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.

01/18/2013

Joseph Lhota (file / credit: MTA)

MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota Resigning To Explore NYC Mayoral Bid

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.

12/19/2012

Joe Lhota (credit: MTA)

Sources: MTA Chairman Joe Lhota To Run For New York City Mayor

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.

12/18/2012

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