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Friday, Sep 20, 2013 at 08:55 PM EDT

Lhota Accuses de Blasio of Flip-Flopping on Issues

Lhota Accuses de Blasio of Flip-Flopping on Issues

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota is accusing Democrat Bill de Blasio of flip-flopping on major issues. Melissa Russo reports.

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013 at 04:38 PM EDT

De Blasio Primary Total Inches Up to 40.88 Percent

De Blasio Primary Total Inches Up to 40.88 Percent

Democratic mayoral nominee Bill de Blasio won 40.88 percent of the primary vote, staying ahead of the mark he needed to avoid a runoff, according to an official count of voting machines and emergency...

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013 at 06:28 AM EDT

First Poll of General Election: Lhota Trails de Blasio

First Poll of General Election: Lhota Trails de Blasio

Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio has emerged from the primary campaign with a sizeable lead over Republican Joe Lhota, winning support of nearly two-thirds of likely New York City voters in the first...

Monday, Sep 16, 2013 at 06:39 PM EDT

Thompson Concedes Democratic Mayoral Primary

Thompson Concedes Democratic Mayoral Primary

Democrat Bill Thompson bowed to intra-party pressure Monday and conceded the New York City mayoral primary race to Bill de Blasio, a Brooklyn-brownstone progressive who led a populist appeal against...

Sunday, Sep 15, 2013 at 04:20 PM EDT

Thompson Persists in Wanting Every Vote Counted

Thompson Persists in Wanting Every Vote Counted

The second-place finisher in the Democratic primary for mayor said he's waiting for every vote to be counted as the city's Board of Elections works through the weekend to determine whether a runoff election will...

Friday, Sep 13, 2013 at 08:04 PM EDT

Bloomberg Decides Not to Endorse in Mayoral Race

Bloomberg Decides Not to Endorse in Mayoral Race

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday he has decided not to make an endorsement in the race to succeed him because it could eventually get in the way of the transition for the next...

Friday, Sep 13, 2013 at 07:46 PM EDT

Thompson Vows to Stay in Mayoral Race Until All Votes Counted

Thompson Vows to Stay in Mayoral Race Until All Votes Counted

Pressure continued to build on Bill Thompson to concede the Democratic mayoral nomination on Thursday, as Republican nominee Joseph Lhota hit the trail with an anti-tax message aimed at undercutting frontrunner...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013 at 09:13 PM EDT

Mayoral Race Pauses for 9/11, Vote Count Continues

Mayoral Race Pauses for 9/11, Vote Count Continues

Bill Thompson, who came in a distant second in Tuesday’s Democratic mayoral primary, said he was wouldn’t concede his party’s nomination to Bill de Blasio until elections officials count every remaining vote and...

Thursday, Sep 12, 2013 at 06:54 AM EDT

Weiner Ends Primary Bid Like It Began: Defiant

Weiner Ends Primary Bid Like It Began: Defiant

For five months, Anthony Weiner tried to make New Yorkers believe that he was worth giving another chance. His mayoral campaign, he said, was a bet that they would look past his mistakes and listen to...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013 at 12:06 PM EDT

De Blasio Leads Dems, Thompson Says It's Not Over

De Blasio Leads Dems, Thompson Says It's Not Over

Bill de Blasio held a wide lead in the Democratic primary for mayor of New York City Wednesday, but was still hovering around the 40 percent mark needed to avoid a runoff with his closest rival,...

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