This Week in Politics: Lhota's "Great Expectations"

Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota and Rev. Al Sharpton spoke to reporters after their private meeting in Harlem on September 17, 2013.

Bill de Blasio is now the undisputed Democratic nominee for mayor and quickly reeling in the endorsements, while Joe Lhota has a steep path to climb to become mayor of New York City.  But Michael Bloomberg was also way behind at this point in 2001 and faced skepticism.

WNYC's Andrea Bernstein, Brigid Bergin and Jessica Gould break down this week in politics. (Bonus: What star endorsement could match de Blasio's Clinton's endorsement?)