Anthony Weiner remains mum on his possible mayoral run, but that's not stopping him from giving his two cents on how to improve the city's middle class.
When asked whether he is throwing his hat into the contest during NY1's "Inside City Hall" Monday evening, the disgraced congressman said he was "thinking about it."
Weiner repeatedly expressed regret for his lewd...Read more »
Mayor Michael Bloom-berg's approval rating is slipping as the clock ticks on his mayoral tenure, a poll released Thursday found.
Only half of New Yorkers surveyed in the Quinnipiac University poll approve of the mayor's performance, which is his lowest rating in 10 months.
Maurice Carroll, director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, said after 12 years, some New Yorkers...Read more »
New Yorkers say the recent political scandals have turned the Big Apple rotten to the core.
A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday found that 82% of residents think government corruption is a serious problem.
Maurice Carroll, the director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, said the high number was no surprise, given the extensive and ongoing media coverage of city...Read more »
Days after a political bribery scandal rocked the city, GOP mayoral candidate Joe Lhota offered solutions to curb corruption, and accused the Democratic front-runner, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, of not doing enough to stop council members from abusing their power.
Speaking outside City Hall Sunday, Lhota said his proposals would make it difficult for elected officials to abuse their...Read more »
Joe Lhota's road to City Hall just got a boost from some City Council members.
The City Council's GOP delegation -- Dan Halloran, Eric Ulrich, Vincent Ignizio and James Oddo -- endorsed the former MTA chief for the Republican mayoral primary Wednesday at a news conference at City Hall.
The four councilmen said Lhota's years of experience as a deputy mayor under Rudy Giuliani would make...Read more »
The City Council's GOP delegation is set to back Joe Lhota for mayor Wednesday, according to one of its members.
Councilman James Oddo's office said he, fellow Staten Island Councilman Vincent Ignizio and Queens Councilmen Dan Halloran and Eric Ulrich will announce their endorsement of the former MTA chief at a 1 p.m. news conference at City Hall.
"I have worked with Joe Lhota and...Read more »
The ever-growing list of mayoral candidates became smaller Monday when Tom Allon announced he would end his campaign to focus on his media pursuits.
The Manhattan Media publisher, who was going to run on the GOP ticket, purchased City and State Media yesterday, which publishes a bi-monthly paper on city politics as well as news updates online.
Although Allon said he will leave the race,...Read more »
City Comptroller John Liu is expected to formally announce his run for mayor Sunday, according to a spokesman, putting to rest speculation aboout the Democrat's bid for higher office.
The 46-year-old former city councilman will be joining a long list of Democratic candidates, including City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and former City Comptroller Bill Thompson....Read more »
This weekend kicked off the start of St. Patrick's Day celebrations in the city, and the who's who of political players got a few walking miles in.
Mayor Bloomberg and a score of his potential successors marched in the Rockaways St. Patrick's Day parade on Saturday and the Sunnyside parade Sunday.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, City Comptroller John Liu and GOP mayoral candidate...Read more »