Mayor 2013: Candidate Interviews
Interviews with likely candidates for New York's mayoral nominations. For interviews with candidates in other races click here.
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Friday, September 06, 2013
Our final round of mayoral primary candidate interviews concludes with City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. She discusses her strategy over the next four days, her policy proposals, and takes your calls. If you have a questions for Christine Quinn, call 212-433-9692 or post here.
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Our last round of candidate interviews before the mayoral primary continues. Bill Thompson discusses his policy proposals, his final-week campaign strategy, and takes listener calls. Got a question for candidate Thompson? Call 212-433-9692.
Friday, August 30, 2013
Our final round of interviews with the Democratic primary candidates in the 2013 mayor's race continues. Anthony Weiner, former NY Congressman, discusses the latest in the campaign and takes your calls about his plans for New York City.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
City Council speaker Christine Quinn talks about her campaign for mayor. She weighs in on whether Mayor Bloomberg made us richer--a question we're asking all week.
Monday, July 22, 2013
The Brian Lehrer Show continues its series of interviews with candidates for New York City. Today: Comptroller John Liu discusses the latest news from the campaign trail.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Bill Thompson, former NYC Comptroller and the 2009 Democratic candidate for mayor, talks to Brian Lehrer about why he's running again and his plan for New York City.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Joseph Lhota, former MTA chairman and chief executive officer, talks to Brian Lehrer about running to be the Republican candidate for New York City mayor.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Tom Allon discusses his bid to become the Republican candidate for New York City mayor.
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Thursday, May 02, 2013
"It was maybe the best speech I've ever heard a mayor of New York give," says former MTA chairman and mayoral candidate Joe Lhota, on Mike Bloomberg's claim that an NYPD Inspector General would hamper policing and counter-terrorism efforts.
Monday, January 07, 2013
John Liu, New York City Comptroller, appears on The Brian Lehrer Show to discuss his recent State of the City address and new proposals for the coming year.
Monday, March 11, 2013
Thursday, February 14, 2013
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn joins Brian Lehrer to talk about her State of the City address and the "middle class squeeze."
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
John Catsimatidis, CEO of Gristedes Foods, talks about his now-official run for the Republican nomination for NYC Mayor.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Former congressman Anthony Weiner talks to Brian Lehrer in his first live interview since announcing his bid for New York City mayor. Weiner discusses the "apologizing" he'll have to do to voters after resigning amid a sexting scandal, his vision for single-payer health care in New York City, the "venemous" bike lanes debate, and more. Listen to full audio and read highlights now.