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New York City mayor’s race

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

Liu To Sue City For Denying Public Matching Funds During Mayoral Race

The comptroller said he will sue for damages for loss of civil rights, mental and emotional harm, loss of professional reputation and loss of dignity.

11/08/2013

Bill de Blasio joined by union leaders, members at a rally in front of Brooklyn Borough Hall, Nov. 1, 2013. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Rallies Union Members As Campaign Enters Home Stretch

Members of organized labor packed the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall, saying a de Blasio victory on Tuesday will bring about positive big changes.

11/01/2013

New York City mayoral candidate Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio speak at a news conference near the United Nations headquarters denouncing Iran's diplomacy offensive on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Mayoral Hopefuls Make Appeal To Voters With Election Day Fast Approaching

Ahead of the vote, Democrat Bill de Blasio and Republican Joe Lhota each sat down for one-on-one interviews with WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb to discuss the key issues impacting voters this election season.

11/01/2013

Bill de Blasio (credity: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News), Joe Lhota (credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images Entertainment)

Poll: De Blasio Maintains Overwhelming Lead Over Lhota A Week Before Election

The New York Times/Siena College Poll of likely voters gives de Blasio a 45-point lead, 68 percent to 23 percent.

10/28/2013

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

Lhota Announces Plan For More Proactive Policing, Voices Support For Stop-And-Frisk

Lhota said constant police training and community outreach are needed and added he doesn’t believe that many find stop-and-frisk over the top.

10/24/2013

Republican mayoral hopeful Joe Lhota campaigns, Oct. 23, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Lhota, Confident In Comeback, Compares Himself To Red Sox Slugger

When asked whether he’s bring out any big political names to campaign for him in the closing days of the race, Lhota did hint at a possible show of support from his old boss, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

10/23/2013

NYC mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota Continues Attacking De Blasio With Two Weeks To Go Before Mayoral Election

Lhota’s significant shift in strategy comes on the heels of the campaign’s first debate last week, when the Republican appeared caught off guard by de Blasio’s aggressiveness.

10/21/2013

A 32-ounce soda is filled at a Manhattan McDonalds. (Photo Illustration by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

De Blasio Sweet On Bloomberg’s Plan To Ban Super-Sized Sugary Drinks

The Democratic mayoral hopeful has been a critic of some of Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s policies, but agrees with the mayor on one controversial issue.

10/18/2013

New York City mayoral candidate Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio speak at a news conference near the United Nations headquarters denouncing Iran's diplomacy offensive on Sept. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota, De Blasio Ramp Up Rhetoric As Election Nears

Democratic mayoral nominee Bill de Blasio is hitting back after challenger Joe Lhota’s controversial new television ad hit airwaves.

10/17/2013

NYC mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Fiscal Issues Front And Center In First De Blasio-Lhota Debate

Mayoral hoepfuls Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota spent much of their first debate discussing the city’s fiscal issues — income equality, affordable housing, tax subsidies and rent for charter schools.

10/15/2013

Bill de Blasio (credity: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News), Joe Lhota (credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images Entertainment)

Big Lhota Donor, Home Depot Founder Ken Langone, Convinced De Blasio Will Be Next Mayor

Joe Lhota shrugged off the billionaire businessman and philanthropist’s assessment of the race and says he still has “an opportunity to win.”

10/09/2013

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

Lhota Slams Opponent, Warns Of Regressive Policies If De Blasio Is Elected

“The next leader of our city must bring the right kind of change. That doesn’t mean change from independent leadership to be a mayor beholden to special interest, that doesn’t mean change that tears down any of the improvements that might have happened and that doesn’t mean change that reverses the policies that have made us the safest large city in America,” Lhota said.

10/08/2013

Opponents of the New York Police Department’s controversial 'stop-and-frisk' policy rally on January 27, 2012 in the Bronx. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Lhota, De Blasio Speak On Stop-And-Frisk Ruling Appeal

Republican nominee Joe Lhota said crime has been going up in the city over the past two months. But Democrat Bill de Blasio said Lhota’s numbers are skewed.

10/07/2013

Democratic mayoral nominee Bill de Blasio speaks at the Association for a Better New York breakfast, Oct. 4, 2013 (credit: Twitter/de Blasio campaign)

De Blasio Labels Himself ‘Fiscal Conservative’ In Speech To Business Leaders

Bill De Blasio’s ascension has created a sense of nervousness within some corners of the city’s business community, which prospered during Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s 12-year reign and is fearful of more liberal policies emanating from City Hall.

10/04/2013

NYC mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Poll: De Blasio Opens 50 Point Lead Over Lhota In NYC Mayoral Race

“I don’t take anything for granted,” de Blasio told 1010 WINS. “Even though this is a wonderful poll, we’ve over a month ahead and we’re going to work very hard.”

10/03/2013

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