Some of the top political moments that have shaken NYC since amNewYork began on Oct. 10, 2003:
RNC convention -- 2004
President George W. Bush was persona non grata in 2004 when he came to the Big Apple to accept the GOP nomination at the Republican National Convention in Madison Square Garden. Protests erupted and hundreds of demonstrators were arrested in a sweep that a federal judge...Read more »
The primary night action was focused on the Democratic and Republican races for mayor and the heated comptroller's race between Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and former Gov. Eliot Spitzer. But there were hotly contested downballot races across the city.
Councilwoman Letitia James and State Sen. Dan Squadron will advance to a runoff to determine the victor...Read more »