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De Blasio wins second term; first Dem to do so since Koch

Election Day came to a close with a result that many New Yorkers likely saw coming. Bill de Blasio ended a 32-year drought Tuesday night when he was re-elected to a second term as mayor of New York City. The last Democrat to do so was Ed Koch in 1985. Amid chants of "four more years,"...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 10:19pm

De Blasio, Malliotakis and Dietl’s final face off is at the polls

It all comes down to today. After leading the polls for the past several months, will Mayor Bill de Blasio get a second term in office or will New Yorkers opt for Staten Island Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis or former NYPD detective and independent Bo Dietl? While we can only...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 5:00am

Terrorism, pay-for-play key topics of final mayoral debate

Taking place the day after a man drove a rented truck down a Manhattan bike path, killing eight and injuring 12 others, the final mayoral debate between Bill de Blasio, Nicole Malliotakis and Bo Dietl kicked off on the topic of terrorism. The key points were police surveillance of Muslim New...

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 11:27am

First general election mayoral debate was unruly spectacle

There were chants, rants, jeers, cheers and even a spectator tossed out, but it was no sporting event. No, this was the first general election mayoral debate between incumbent Democrat Bill de Blasio, Republican Nicole Malliotakis and independent Bo Dietl. Tuesday’s 90-minute spectacle...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 11:18am

De Blasio, Malliotakis and Dietl meet in first general election debate

With the 2017 general election just weeks away, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Republican Staten Island Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis and independent former NYPD detective Bo Dietl will come face to face on the debate stage for the first time Tuesday night.    New Yorkers can likely expect the...

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 10:17am

Why mayoral candidate Mike Tolkin is homeless this week

“I’m tired,” mayoral candidate Mike Tolkin said. The Democrat, who is running on the Smart Cities ballot, is one day into living seven days as a homeless New Yorker to raise awareness for the issue and highlight his plans to combat it. “Yesterday, I could walk into a...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 1:48pm

Cuomo (sort-of begrudgingly) backs de Blasio’s reelection

While Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio have had a contentious relationship over the past four years, the governor on Monday gave a lukewarm endorsement for the incumbent candidate seeking reelection in November. “The mayor won the Democratic primary. I am a Democrat, I support...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 11:27am

De Blasio wins primary with 74 percent of votes

Nabbing 74 percent of New Yorker’s votes, Mayor Bill de Blasio took another step closer to the reelection many expect him to secure following Tuesday’s primary election. He defeated debate foe Sal Albanese, a lawyer and former City Councilman in his third bid for mayor, as well as...

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 10:25am

A primer for Tuesday’s primary election

Unhappy with the way New York City is being run? You’ll get your first of two chances to vote for change during the primary election on Tuesday. In this election, voters choose their party’s nominees for the general election on Nov. 7. This year’s big-ticket race is for the...

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 2:44pm

‘I want to change this city,’ Bo Dietl says

The walls of Bo Dietl’s 50th floor Midtown office are lined with photos and newspaper clippings highlighting both his years as an NYPD detective and the investigative and security firm he has helmed since leaving the force 30 years ago. But the office’s main showpiece is the view of the...

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 9:54am

First Dem mayoral debate ‘did not change much,’ expert says

Verbal fisticuffs were at center stage Wednesday night when incumbent Bill de Blasio faced lawyer and former City Councilman Sal Albanese in their first Democratic mayoral debate. “As expected, last night's debate did not change much in terms of electoral prospects,” said Joseph P...

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 11:44am

Democrats Albanese and de Blasio face off in first debate

Though there are several Democrats vying to be the next mayor of New York City, just two will face off tonight at the first Democratic mayoral debate. Incumbent Mayor Bill de Blasio will debate lawyer and former City Councilman Sal Albanese Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Symphony Space on the Upper West...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 2:37pm

Locking in city campaign funds, de Blasio says he will debate

Mayor Bill de Blasio is the Democratic frontrunner in the upcoming mayoral election both in the polls and fundraising. On Thursday, the incumbent candidate not only secured more than $2.5 million in city funds for his reelection campaign, he also agreed to debate his fellow candidates even if they...

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 1:51pm

De Blasio heckler joins Dietl campaign, but wasn’t a plant, candidate says

A Queens woman who made headlines last week for going after Mayor Bill de Blasio during a press conference in Whitestone has joined independent mayoral candidate Bo Dietl’s campaign staff. Vickie Paladino, 63, claims she was just driving by at random when she saw the mayor and jumped out of...

Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 9:34am