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NYC Mayor’s Race

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics used by police on Feb. 23, 2013 in New York City.   (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Shock Poll: NYC Voters Want Low Crime Over Stop-And-Frisk Reform 2 To 1

With Election Day two weeks away, city voters say safety is more important than certain privacy rights.

10/21/2013

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Kelly: NYPD Cops Are ‘Phenomenal,’ Not Lazy

Last week, Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio agreed with actor Alec Baldwin that the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy is “lazy.”

10/14/2013

Republican mayoral candidate Joseph Lhota (credit: Getty Images)

Mayoral Candidates Lhota, Carrion Debate Without De Blasio

The 60-minute debate touched on a range of issues, including income inequality, affordable housing and charter schools.

10/09/2013

UWS Bikers vs. SUV

De Blasio, Lhota Issue Stern Warning To Biker Gangs — Stay Out Of NYC

There was vows Wednesday from the Democratic and Republican candidates for mayor that there will be zero tolerance on their watch for the so-called motorcycle “wilding” that has stunned the city.

10/02/2013

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota waves to the media after voting on Sept. 10, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Pundit: Government Shutdown Likely Dooms Lhota In NYC Mayor’s Race

Pundits say if House Republicans shut down government public anger could affect local elections in New York City and also Nassau County, where Republican County Executive Ed Mangano is in a tough rematch with Tom Suozzi.

09/20/2013

Anthony Weiner gets into a shouting match with a Jewish voter. (YouTube)

Anthony Weiner To Voter: ‘You Don’t Get To Judge Me’

The two got into a shouting match, which was caught on video, after the voter called Weiner “disgusting” and told him to “stay out of the public eye.”

09/04/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn speaks out against Vito Lopez, May 16, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

New Poll Has Weiner Plummeting, But No Clear-Cut Mayoral Favorite

New polls were released Friday in the hotly contested races for New York City mayor and comptroller. With the primary just over a month away, voters are starting to really focus on the candidates and narrow down their choices.

08/09/2013

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

Pundit Applauds As De Blasio, Spitzer Start Ad Blitz Courting Minority Vote

There is month to go before the New York City primary and the battle is on for votes. Two of the latest ads from candidates are tailored to the minority community.

08/08/2013

Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner addressed the media on Staten Island on July 26, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

School Administrator Lowers Boom On Weiner During Staten Island Stop

There was an ugly exchange on Friday between New York City mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner and a Staten Island teacher and principal.

07/26/2013

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer is running for New York City Comptroller. (credit: CBS 2)

So Far, Spitzer Has Been Teflon In The Face Of Weiner’s Countless Woes

Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer both resigned because of sex scandals. Both are running for city office. But are Weiner’s new troubles hurting the former governor’s campaign for comptroller?

07/25/2013

Eliot Spitzer attends the Huffington Post 2010 'Game Changers' event at Skylight Studio on October 28, 2010 in New York, City. (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Weiner, Spitzer Need To Thank African-American Voters For Their Poll Position

The so-called “tabloid twins” — Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer — are number one in the polls in their respective races. And it’s support from African American voters that has lifted them up.

07/16/2013

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

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file / credits: Mario Tama/Getty Images, Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Quinn: If I’m Mayor And Kelly Wants To Keep Job, Stop-And-Frisk Must Come Down

As the race for New York City mayor has heated up, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn’s support for Police Commissioner Ray Kelly has cooled off.

06/20/2013

Fmr. Congressman Anthony Weiner, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio. (credit: CBS 2 | Monica Miller, WCBS 880)

CBS 2, WCBS 880, 1010 WINS Among Those Chosen To Hold NYC Election Debates

Police practices, educating our kids and the best way to deliver a vast array of city services will all be fair game during Campaign 2013 and CBS 2 will be putting the candidates for public office to the test, hosting a series of in-depth debates.

06/13/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (left); former Comptroller Bill Thompson (Photo: CBS 2)

Thompson Blasts Quinn Over Use Of Term ‘Environmental Racism’

Trash talk in the race to replace Mayor Michael Bloomberg has led to a demand for an apology, with one Democrat saying he’s insulted by words from another Democrat.

05/31/2013

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