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New York City mayoral race

Bill de Blasio reads to kids at the Children's Aid Society, Sept. 30, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Pushes Plan To Raise Taxes On Top Wage Earners For Universal Pre-K

To implement the tax hike, the Democratic mayoral hopeful would have to get Albany’s approval, including Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Republican majority in the state senate.

09/30/2013

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting on September 24, 2013. (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton To Host Fundraiser For Bill De Blasio

Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, endorsed the Democratic nominee last week.

09/26/2013

Bill de Blasio attends a press conference outside the United Nations headquarters on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota Blasts De Blasio’s ‘Unfortunate’ Early Socialist Activism

Republican nominee Joe Lhota has pounced after a New York Times article revealed that Bill de Blasio was a fundraiser for and an ardent supporter of the leftist Sandinista revolutionaries of Nicaragua in the 1980s.

09/23/2013

Sen. Chuck Schumer endorses Bill de Blasio for mayor, Sept. 20, 2013. (credit: Twitter/deBlasioNYC)

De Blasio Picks Up Endorsement From Sen. Schumer

Schumer said he and de Blasio are both “pro-growth progressives” when he announced his support at a Brooklyn Borough Hall press conference on Friday.

09/20/2013

NYC mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Uses New Census Data To Back Up ‘Tale Of 2 Cities’ Platform

The U.S. Census Bureau’s annual American Community Survey shows the poverty rate has risen, while the median household income stayed flat from 2011 to 2012.

09/19/2013

Christine Quinn UWS rally, Sept. 8, 2013. (credit: Twitter/Quinn4NY)

Mayoral Hopefuls Bring Out The Stars To Make Final Push For Votes

Quinn and her wife were greeted by about 100 supporters from groups like NOW-NYC and Planned Parenthood at the rally on Broadway. Rep. Carolyn Maloney also spoke to Quinn supporters.

09/08/2013

Joe Lhota, John Catsimatidis (credit: Getty Images)

Republican Mayoral Hopefuls Face Off In Final Debate Before Primary Day

Polls showed ex-MTA chairman Joe Lhota with a consistent lead over billionaire grocery store magnate John Catsimatidis, going into Sunday’s debate.

09/08/2013

Public Advocate and New York City Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio speaks at an endorsement in Times Square by Local 802, which represents musicians playing in Broadway musicals, the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, and other musical ensembles on August 12, 2013. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: De Blasio Takes 23-Point Lead, Could Avoid Runoff

Bill de Blasio’s poll numbers are close to the magic 40% that would allow him to clinch the nomination outright. If no candidate crosses that threshold though, the top two finishers will advance to a runoff on October 1st.

09/03/2013

Christine Quinn (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Quinn To File ‘Unprecedented’ Legal Action To Have Stop-And-Frisk Reforms Implemented

She said that on Tuesday, she’ll to file a legal declaration with the federal court, hoping to block Bloomberg’s effort to put on hold a judge’s recommended reforms to stop-and-frisk, including a federal monitor.

09/01/2013

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

Republican Mayoral Hopeful Joe Lhota Picks Up Daily News Endorsement

The Daily News endorsed Lhota in an editorial published Sunday. The paper cited his high-level government service and praised his work getting transit moving again after Superstorm Sandy.

09/01/2013

NYC mayoral hopeful Bill Thompson campaigns at Grand Army Plaza, August 27, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Mayoral Hopefuls Pushing For Black Vote As Primary Day Approaches

Bill Thompson, the only black candidate in the race, spent Tuesday morning campaigning outside the Grand Army Plaza subway station.

08/27/2013

Mayoral hopeful Adolfo Carrion Jr. bats during stickball game, August 27, 2013. (credit: Twitter/Adolfo Carrion)

NYC Mayoral Hopefuls Take A Swing At Stickball

Among mayoral hopefuls, long-shot Democratic contender the Rev. Erick Salgado led with a 180-foot hit. He topped several Democratic, Republican and independent rivals.

08/27/2013

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

Quinn, De Blasio Blast Each Other For ‘Hypocrisy’ Over Stop-And-Frisk, Racial Profiling

The two Democratic candidates for mayor took shots at each other Thursday ahead of a veto override vote of two controversial NYPD oversight bills.

08/22/2013

Bill Thompson

Thompson Unveils Plan To Reform Stop-And-Frisk

The Democrat said protecting civil rights and preventing crime do not have to be competing ideas.

08/20/2013

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

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