William Thompson

Rev. Sharpton Defends De Blasio Aide, Rachel NoerdlingerRev. Al Sharpton offered an impassioned defense of his former aide whose prominent role at City Hall has come under intense scrutiny, claiming that the criticism has been fueled by a movement to curb his own influence with Mayor de Blasio.
Poll: De Blasio Takes Commanding Lead Among Democrats In NYC Mayoral RaceDe Blasio is leading the Democratic pack with 36 percent of likely voters, near the 40 percent that would be needed to avoid a runoff.
Thompson Wins Endorsement From City School Principals UnionPresident Ernest Logan of the Council of School Supervisors and Administrators said Tuesday that the union's 16,000 members will do all they can to elect Thompson.
Poll: Quinn Leads NYC Democratic Mayoral PackThe Quinnipiac University poll shows New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn could get 37 percent of the vote.
De Blasio Announces Mayoral CampaignNew York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio announced his candidacy for mayor Sunday, citing a need to bring leadership and services to every community in the city.
Commuter Tax To Be Issue In NYC Mayoral CampaignThe commuter tax died years ago, but it was never really buried. Like a cold snap, it's something that keeps coming back.
New Poll Mixed News For Mayoral Hopeful Joseph LhotaAt 23 percent in the latest Quinnipiac University poll, Lhota would handily beat all other Republican challengers for the nomination. But the good news for him could stop there, according to Quinnipiac's Maurice Carroll.
Poll: Ray Kelly Tops List Of Potential NYC Mayoral CandidatesA Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday asked participants who they would "most like to see elected mayor in 2013," and Kelly heads the list with 23 percent.
Suspect In Shooting Death Of Newark Police Officer Pleads Not GuiltyBail remains at $1.5 million for a 19-year-old man charged in a drive-by shooting that killed an off-duty Newark police officer.
Funeral Held For Newark Police Officer William Johnson Killed In Drive-ByAs loudspeakers broadcast a sermon onto a Newark sidewalk where hundreds of police officers stood at attention, a young girl's wailing could be heard from inside the church: "I want my daddy back.''
Ex-NYC Comptroller Fined $600,000The city Environmental Control Board found that Thompson's 2009 campaign posted more than 8,000 illegal signs.
Group Helps Slow Progression Of Alzheimer'sWilliam Thompson III, 77, had always been the life of the party, a vibrant, gregarious man until last year around the holidays when one of his daughter's noticed his personality had changed.
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