Complete coverage of the race to replace Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 at 09:43 AM EDT

Joe Lhota Suggests Crime Could Surge Under de Blasio

Joe Lhota Suggests Crime Could Surge Under de Blasio

Republican mayoral nominee Joe Lhota warned a group of prominent New York City business leaders Tuesday that crime could surge if his Democratic opponent Bill de Blasio is elected mayor.

Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 04:33 PM EDT

De Blasio Has Healthy Lead Over Lhota in Mayoral Race: Poll

De Blasio Has Healthy Lead Over Lhota in Mayoral Race: Poll

A new poll shows Democrat Bill de Blasio leading Republican rival Joe Lhota with 71 percent of likely voters in the race for New York City mayor.

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 at 01:40 PM EDT

Letitia James Wins Public Advocate Runoff

Letitia James Wins Public Advocate Runoff

Councilwoman Letitia James won the Democratic public advocate runoff on Tuesday, becoming the party's nominee and all but assuring she will become the city's elected watchdog.

Thursday, Sep 26, 2013 at 07:53 PM EDT

NYC Mayor: I Don't Care About Mayoral Race

NYC Mayor: I Don't Care About Mayoral Race

Mayor Bloomberg declared during a testy exchange with reporters Thursday that the race to succeed him is not interesting and therefore he is not paying any attention to it. The...

Thursday, Sep 26, 2013 at 01:40 PM EDT

Hillary Clinton to Host Fundraiser for Bill de Blasio

Hillary Clinton to Host Fundraiser for Bill de Blasio

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host a fundraiser for New York City mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio.

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013 at 04:40 PM EDT

President Obama Praises Dante de Blasio's Afro

President Obama Praises Dante de Blasio's Afro

President Barack Obama praised the teenage son of Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio for his notorious hairstyle at a New York City fundraiser, recalling he had once sported the same look. Obama spoke to...

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013 at 08:35 PM EDT

De Blasio Responds to Lhota's "Marxist" Attacks

De Blasio Responds to Lhota's "Marxist" Attacks

Republican Joe Lhota continues to try to convince New Yorkers that de Blasio's too far left to run the capitalist capital of the world. Melissa Russo reports.

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013 at 08:10 PM EDT

Judge: Rent Too High Candidate Goes on NYC Ballot

Judge: Rent Too High Candidate Goes on NYC Ballot

A man who wants to run for mayor as the Rent is Too Damn High Party's candidate should be on the general election ballot, a judge has decided.

Monday, Sep 23, 2013 at 08:25 PM EDT

De Blasio Faces Questions About Past Socialist Leanings

De Blasio Faces Questions About Past Socialist Leanings

A New York Times article on Democrat Bill De Blasio's past gave Republican Joe Lhota ammunition for an attack and he wasted no time using it. Government affairs reporter Melissa Russo reports.

Monday, Sep 23, 2013 at 10:43 AM EDT

Obama Endorses de Blasio for NYC Mayor

Obama Endorses de Blasio for NYC Mayor

President Barack Obama is endorsing fellow Democrat Bill de Blasio for New York City mayor.

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