Mayor 2013: Candidate Interviews
Interviews with likely candidates for New York's 2013 mayoral race.
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
John Catsimatidis, CEO of Gristedes Foods, talks about his now-official run for the Republican nomination for NYC Mayor.
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.
Friday, February 01, 2013
George McDonald, founder and president of the Doe Fund and candidate for Republican nomination for mayor, talks about his candidacy.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
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
Friday, March 08, 2013
Sal Albanese, former teacher, city council member and Democratic mayoral hopeful, talks about his campaign, including his plans for transit.
Monday, March 11, 2013
Adolfo Carrion, Jr. , former Bronx Borough President and Obama administration alum, former Bronx Borough President and Obama administration alum, now running for NYC mayor with the Independence Party endorsement, talks about his party switch and campaign for mayor.
Monday, April 08, 2013
Bill Thompson, former NYC Comptroller, 2013 Democratic candidate for Mayor, discusses the latest news from City Hall, including the paid sick leave deal and his mayoral campaign.
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
The New York City Council came to an agreement on a paid sick leave policy which is expected to pass with a veto-proof majority. Public Advocate and candidate for mayor Bill de Blasio reacts to the deal.
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Erick Salgado, reverend who established Bensonhurst's first Hispanic church, founder of a radio ministry known as “Radio Cantico” Nuevo Inc., (New Song Radio), and now candidate for the Democratic nomination for mayor, discusses his work and his candidacy.
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Bill de Blasio New York City Public Advocate and candidate for mayor, reacts to Mayor Bloomberg's speech in defense of the NYPD and talks about his plan for affordable housing and other campaign issues.
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.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Our second round of interviews with candidates for New York City mayor continues. John Catsimatidis, CEO of Red Apple Group and Gristedes Foods, talks about his run for the Republican nomination.