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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

Joe Lhota (credit: MTA)

Sources: MTA Chairman Joe Lhota To Run For New York City Mayor

Lhota, who took over as the head of the MTA earlier this year, had been mulling a run for some time, but it appears his stock soared with the public due to his handling of Hurricane Sandy, pushing him to throw his hat in the ring.

12/18/2012

Joseph Lhota (file / credit: MTA)

Will Joe Lhota Run For Mayor? Giuliani Says MTA Chair ‘Exactly What NYC Needs’

There is heavy-hitting support for MTA Chairman Joe Lhota, a man who got high marks for his handling of Sandy.

12/06/2012

NYC Marathon runners in 2011 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

New York City Marathon Canceled Amid Sandy Controversy

The New York City Marathon was canceled early Friday evening, a decision that was widely applauded, even if it did come a lot later than many expected.

11/02/2012

Staten Island (Credit: Isabella Franceschi)

Staten Islanders Help Each Other Recover From Sandy; Relief Fund Set Up For Residents Of The Borough

Hundreds of thousands of dollars poured into the Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation in the first hour after the relief effort was announced.

11/02/2012

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