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Jessica Gould

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Port Authority To Review Fort Lee Lane Closures

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The head of the Port Authority says he'll get to the bottom of local lane closures that snarled traffic in Fort Lee.

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For Candidates, Columbus Day Parade Is Full of Politics

Monday, October 14, 2013

At the Columbus Day parade, mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota celebrated their Italian heritage and participated in some political pageantry.

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A Week Before Special Election, Booker and Lonegan Draw Contrasts

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

WNYC

In early polls for the New Jersey Senate race, Democrat Cory Booker led Republican Steve Lonegan by 35 points. And many experts assumed the road to the Senate would be a cakewalk for Newark’s celebrity mayor. But with Booker’s lead down to 15 and just a week to go, the race is closer than expected -- and heating up. 

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Battle for NJ Senate Heats Up as Booker Slams Lonegan on Shutdown

Monday, October 07, 2013

In the race for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey, Newark Mayor Cory Booker is taking aim against opponent Steve Lonegan.

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Tish James to be First African-American Woman to Hold Citywide Office

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Council member Letitia James has won the runoff for public advocate, beating State Senator Daniel Squadron.

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De Blasio, Lhota: A Tale of Two '80s

Sunday, September 29, 2013

When it comes to the mayoral campaign, it's back to the future, or really, back to the 1980s. The decade shaped both Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota — and is having a big impact on the debate this election season. 

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One Week Before Runoff, Public Advocate Candidates Debate

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

There's a runoff election next Tuesday for Public Advocate, who's next in line if the mayor can't serve. In a televised debate, the two Democratic candidates were fighting hard — both to get out the vote, and against each other.

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In Public Advocate Runoff, Candidates Battle To Get Out the Vote

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Just 20 percent of registered voters cast their ballots in the primary earlier this month, and turnout for the runoff in the public advocate's race Oct. 1 is expected to be even lower. So the candidates are focusing their efforts on getting voters on their side and out the door.

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After Betting on Thompson, UFT Endorses de Blasio

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

UFT president Michael Mulgrew once said he'd make Bill Thompson mayor. As it turns out, he helped him bow out.

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Quinn Endorses de Blasio

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

It was a campaign that began with verbal punches and escalated at one point to a slap in the face between supporters. But, in the end, there was an embrace.

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As Possibility of Runoff Remains, Recanvassing of Votes Begins

Friday, September 13, 2013

Election workers have begun double-checking votes from Tuesday's primary. The so-called re-canvassing could go on for days.

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Lhota Kicks Off General Election Campaign at Chabad Center

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota visited a Chabad-Lubavitch center in Queens today, where he paid his respects to the late Rebbe Menachem Schneerson. Schneerson, a Chabad-Lubavitch leader, died in 1994. Thousands of people from around the world visit Schneerson's grave and leave blessings and prayers. Lhota also left a blessing, saying it was private but had to do with "the future of New York City."

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Once Behind Quinn, Large Unions Now Back De Blasio

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Bill de Blasio has picked up the backing of major labor unions that had previously supported Christine Quinn in the primary.

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Lhota Wins One Election, Lays Out His Message For The Next

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Former MTA Chairman Joe Lhota won the Republican primary for mayor last night, beating out billionaire businessman John Catsimatidis and Doe Fund founder George McDonald. And by the end of the night, he had already begun campaigning against the first place finisher in the Democratic primary, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio.

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Two Leading Candidates Duke It Out in Final GOP Debate

Sunday, September 08, 2013

The top two Republican candidates for mayor argued over topics ranging from firefighters' safety on 9/11 to the safety of kittens recently rescued from subway tracks.

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After Harassment Allegations, Lopez Runs For City Council

Sunday, September 08, 2013

Former Congressman Anthony Weiner and former governor Eliot Spitzer aren’t the only scandal-stained politicians staging a comeback this fall. Vito Lopez — who resigned from the Assembly this spring after a series of sexual harassment allegations — is running for City Council.

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New Poll Has de Blasio With Wide Lead

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

The new Quinnipiac University poll has Public Advocate Bill de Blasio leading the pack with support from 43 percent of likely voters. If that number holds -- and it's just inside the poll's margin of error - de Blasio would avoid a runoff. 

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With de Blasio Surging in Polls, Quinn Sharpens Attack

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Council Speaker Christine Quinn accused Public Advocate Bill de Blasio of being a hypocrite after the Daily News reported his campaign received thousands of dollars in donations from people on his own "Worst Landlords Watchlist." De Blasio's campaign hit back, saying some of those donors contributed to Quinn's campaign as well.

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Hotly-Fought Race for Low-Profile Job

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

It’s been a heated race for public advocate, who’s next in line to succeed the mayor if he or she is unable to serve. But with mayoral hopefuls also battling it out in a tight contest, it’s been hard for the candidates to get traction.  

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This Week In Politics: Primary Countdown

Saturday, August 31, 2013

WNYC

It's Labor Day Weekend and that means there's only one full week left before the Sept. 10 primary election. 

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