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Chirlane McCray and Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Chirlane McCray, Bill De Blasio: Partners In Life, Politics

De Blasio’s wife, Chirlane McCray, discussed her marriage as well as her childhood.

10/31/2013

Joe Lhota and Bill de Blasio debate on Oct. 30, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Lhota On The Attack, De Blasio Plays It Safe In Final Debate

A day after the first anniversary of superstorm Sandy, New York’s mayoral candidates, meeting in their third and final debate Wednesday, each said they were the best choice to lead the city through another natural disaster.

10/30/2013

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

De Blasio On Government Shutdown: Lhota Can’t Be ‘Republican Bystander’

Republican mayoral hopeful Joe Lhota has tried to distance himself from the chaos in Washington.

10/02/2013

Democratic candidate for Mayor Bill de Blasio celebrates at his primary night party on September 11, 2013  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bill De Blasio Has Resume Of An Insider

Bill de Blasio might not be the progressive choice for New York City mayor that he’s billed himself to be.

09/29/2013

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

Bill De Blasio Opens Huge Lead Over Joe Lhota In Quinnipiac Mayoral Poll

Democrat Bill de Blasio has a commanding lead in the New York City mayoral race, a new poll shows, but Republican Joe Lhota says he’s not panicking.

09/19/2013

Bill Thompson

Thompson: Full Vote Count ‘Is About Democracy’

Some have urged Thompson, who has 26 percent of the votes counted so far, to bow out. But Thompson has vowed to remain in the race.

09/15/2013

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

De Blasio Speaks At Sharpton Headquarters As Votes Being Counted

De Blasio stressed that he’s looking out for the city’s middle-class and financially strapped residents.

09/14/2013

Anthony Weiner appears on MSNBC's "The Last Word" on Sept. 9, 2013.

More Bumps For Weiner Campaign In Final Hours Before Primary

Anthony Weiner’s mayoral campaign has been anything but boring — and what are perhaps the final hours of it have been no different.

09/10/2013

Anthony Weiner votes with his son, Jordan, in Manhattan on Sept. 10, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Voters Encounter Problems At Polls

Some New York City voters arrived at their polling places Tuesday to find that machines were never hauled in or supervisors were not present.

09/10/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn on 46th Street in Sunset Park, Brooklyn - June 3, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

NYC Mayoral Hopefuls Hit Stretch Run Before Tuesday’s Primary

Republican Joe Lhota told WCBS 880’s Paul Murnane that his goals are to get as many people as possible to understand his message and to not turn to negative campaigning.

09/05/2013

Joe Lhota campaigns in Manhattan on Sept. 5, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Union Showdown Looms For Next Mayor

Many unions are calling for the city’s next mayor to implement retroactive pay raises.

09/05/2013

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 Dismisses Polls, Keeps Fighting

Christine Quinn says never believed the polls when she was listed as the front-runner, and she doesn’t believe them now.

09/05/2013

Bill de Blasio campaigns in Brooklyn on Sept. 4, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Despite Commanding Lead In Polls, De Blasio Anticipates Runoff

The latest Quinnipiac University poll of likely Democratic voters shows de Blasio at 43 percent.

09/04/2013

Bill de Blasio, Christine Quinn and John Liu participate in a Democratic mayoral debate Sept. 3, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Fends Off Attacks In Final Democratic Mayoral Debate

Bill de Blasio’s party rivals zeroed in on attacking the Democratic front-runner in the mayoral race during their final debate Tuesday night.

09/03/2013

John Kassimatis appearing in a John Catsimatidis campaign commercial.

Catsimatidis: Campaign Commercial Star’s Anti-Muslim Rants ‘Wrong’

John Kassimatis’ Facebook page is reportedly full of nasty comments about Muslims.

09/03/2013

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