Former DNC Chairman Howard Dean defended NYC Public Advocate and mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio from Bloomberg administration Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson.
Citizens Union prefers Thompson in the Democratic mayoral primary and Joe Lhota in the GOP contest.
NYC Councilman and Manhattan BP candidate Robert Jackson is out with his first TV ad, in which he pledges to be the “education” borough president.
For the second time in two weeks, The New York Times website is not working for some users.
The campaign filings of several district attorneys named to Cuomo’s Moreland Commission have come under scrutiny in recent weeks.
A BuzzFeed quiz could help you decide which candidate to pick in the NYC mayor’s race.
Rep. Tom Reed is “personally reaching out” to Gov. Andrew Cuomo to ask him to reconsider the closure of the Monterey Shock Incarceration Facility.
A number of celebrities – and the candidate’s daughter – are featured in a new video for de Blasio.
Speaking of celebrities, Audra McDonald, five-time Tony Award and two-time Grammy Award winning actress and singer, endorsed NYC Council Speaker Chris Quinn for mayor.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is scheduled to address a Minnesota audience in late October.
Performance in City & State’s “Candidate Stickball Challenge” seemed to indicate that the worse a mayoral hopeful polled ahead of the Sept. 10 Democratic primary, the better he was at the game.
Health Commissioner Nirav Shah is doing a lot of traveling in the name of fracking research.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will have a chance to practice her Chinese next week. She’s going on a bipartisan congressional delegation to South Korea, China and Japan. Also traveling: Rep. Grace Meng.
Independent mayoral candidate Adolfo Carrion, an avid chef, reveals his recipe for winning in the general election.
Rep. Peter King says President Obama as commander in chief “has the right to take” military action in Syria without congressional authorization.
Rep. Brian Higgins wants the Thruway Authority to waive the 15-cent toll at the Williamsville toll barrier as it seeks its own waiver on the repayment of $6 million in federal aid that it spent on toll relocation studies.
Might state Education Commissioner John King depart to become the next NYC schools chancellor?
Quinn admits she may spend more on her hair than the “average New Yorker,” but won’t say how much is too much to spend on a haircut.
Some NYC voters received an anti-Eliot Spitzer push poll last night.
Manhattan BP Scott Stringer released his second TV ad of the NYC comptroller’s race touting his trifecta of endorsements from the NYT, NY Post and DN.
The New York housing market was up in July.
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