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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

Protesters rally against Iranian president Hasan Rouhani, Sept. 24, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Demonstrators Near UN: Iran’s New President Has Blood On His Hands

The demonstrators waving their red, white and green Iranian flags were joined by some high-profile politicians who said Hasan Rouhani’s recent talk of opening dialogue with the United States is merely a ruse.

09/24/2013

NYPD Police Department Commissioner Ray Kelly (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kelly: NYC Remains ‘Top Of Terrorist Target List’

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said it’s the consensus of the intelligence community that New York remains the No. 1 terrorist target in the United States.

09/11/2013

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

Rudy Giuliani cheering on his beloved Yankees in 2009 (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Rudy Giuliani Defends A-Rod: ‘You’ve Got To Root For Him’

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani says Alex Rodriguez is a “really good man” and doesn’t deserve to get booed upon his return to Yankee Stadium.

07/10/2013

New York City Republican Mayoral Candidate Joseph Lhota (file / credit: Joe Lhota for Mayor)

Eye On Politics: Lhota Wants To Continue Legacies Of Giuliani, Bloomberg

New York City Republican mayoral hopeful Joseph Lhota said that everything great that has happened over the past 20 years is quite fragile and he said this election is going to have consequences.

06/20/2013

Opponents of the NYPD’s "stop-and-frisk" policy march on January 27, 2012 in the Bronx. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Challenge To NYPD’s Stop-And-Frisk Policy Begins In Federal Court

A civil case has begun in Manhattan to determine whether the tactic unlawfully targets people on the basis of race.

03/18/2013

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Poll: Rudy Giuliani Was New York City’s Best Mayor Of Last 50 Years

A Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday found 31 percent of city voters said Giuliani did the best job.

02/28/2013

City Comptroller John Liu in front of the Marriott Marquis hotel - Feb. 12, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Liu Blasts ‘Sweetheart’ Deal Marriott Got With NYC

A deal from 15 years ago has been discovered and it has the New York City Comptroller enraged.

02/12/2013

David Dinkins, Ed Koch Rudy Giuliani (credit: CBS 2)

Koch Remembered For Speaking His Mind And Rocking The Political Boat

Ed Koch was a major player on the New York political stage for almost 50 years, winning friends and gaining foes and sometimes turning the one into the other.

02/01/2013

Ed Koch at Esquire Magazine's 70th Anniversary party in New York City - Feb. 20, 2003 (credit: Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

Rutgers Prof: Koch Responsible For Economic Inequality; Loved Politics

Most people who knew late former New York City Mayor Ed Koch say he was a character. but according to Rutgers University Newark Professor Robert Snyder, his comments weren’t always entertaining.

02/01/2013

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

Mayoral Candidate Joseph Lhota In Radio Interview: NYC In ‘Fragile’ State

“All of the great that happened, the foundation that Mayor Giuliani built during his term and that Mike Bloomberg has built on top of that, they’re quite fragile,” he told WCBS 880 morning anchors Michael Wallace and Pat Carroll.

01/30/2013

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

Joe Lhota (credit: MTA)

GOP Official: Former MTA Chairman Lhota To Officially Announce Mayoral Run

Joe Lhota stepped down from the MTA at the end of December to consider a run for the city’s top office.

01/03/2013

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

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