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2013 Mayoral Race

The Brian Lehrer Show

Monday Morning Politics; Adolfo Carrion, Jr.; All Natural; Made in NYC

Monday, March 11, 2013

USA Today's Susan Page follows updates the national politics news in post-sequester Washington.  Then, former Bronx Borough President and former Democrat Adolfo Carrion, Jr. talks about his mayoral campaign; is "all natural" worth it? and New York's tech sector at SXSW.

WNYC News

With a Tweet, Quinn Launches Mayoral Run

Sunday, March 10, 2013

It's been a candidacy months, if not years, in the making, and with a tweet, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn threw her hat in the ring for mayor Sunday morning.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Meet the Candidates: Sal Albanese

Friday, March 08, 2013

Sal Albanese, former teacher, city council member and Democratic mayoral hopeful, talks about his campaign, including his plans for transit.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Low-Income New Yorkers and the 2013 Mayoral Race

Monday, March 04, 2013

Nancy Rankin, vice president for Policy, Research and Advocacy at the Community Service Society of New York, talks about the findings of an annual study on the concerns of low-income New Yorkers, and what it tells us during this election year.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

2013 Race for Mayor: Low-Income New Yorkers

Friday, March 01, 2013

Brian Lehrer hosted a forum with seven mayoral hopefuls "2013 Race for Mayor: What's in it for Low-Income New Yorkers?" sponsored by The Community Service Society (CSS) sponsored the event in partnership with Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union, the Center for Popular Democracy, and United New York. Full audio above.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

2013 Race for Mayor: Low-Income New Yorkers

Friday, March 01, 2013

Last night, Brian Lehrer moderated a forum of mayoral candidates on their visions for how to help low-income New Yorkers and working families. We'll play extended clips from the "2013 Race for Mayor: What's in it for Low-Income New Yorkers?" event.

 

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WNYC News

Adolfo Carrion Launches Mayoral Campaign in the Bronx

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

A week after he secured ballot access on the Independence Party line, former Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion officially announced he's running for mayor. In the crowded field of candidates, Carrion is casting himself as a business-friendly populist.

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Schoolbook

What Did the Democrats Really Promise the Bus Workers Union?

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Part of the reason school bus service in New York City will be restored Wednesday is the support offered the union by the five main Democrats running for mayor. What exactly did they promise? Not much, it seems.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Universal Pre-K; Tom Allon; Almost Presidents; Widowhood

Monday, February 18, 2013

 

President Obama proposed Universal Pre-K in his State of the Union address. Motoko Rich, education reporter for The New York Times, talks about what’s known about pre-k education. Then, a panel of principals talk about education in their schools. Plus: Susan Page of USA Today on the latest political news; Tom Allon on his bid to become the Republican candidate for New York City mayor; how to move past grief with optimism; and a President’s Day look of the legacy of the men who lost their bid for president, and how they

President Obama proposed Universal Pre-K in his State of the Union address. Motoko Rich, education reporter for The New York Times, talks about what’s known about pre-k education. Then, a panel of principals talk about education in their schools. Plus: Susan Page of USA Today on the latest political news; Tom Allon on his bid to become the Republican candidate for New York City mayor; how to move past grief with optimism; and a President’s Day look of the legacy of the men who lost their bid for president, and how they stayed relevant.

 

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President Obama proposed Universal Pre-K in his State of the Union address. Motoko Rich, education reporter for The New York Times, talks about what’s known about pre-k education. Then, a panel of principals talk about education in their schools. Plus: Susan Page of USA Today on the latest political news; Tom Allon on his bid to become the Republican candidate for New York City mayor; how to move past grief with optimism; and a President’s Day look of the legacy of the men who lost their bid for president, and how they stayed relevant.

 

 

Schoolbook

Union Suspends School Bus Strike

Friday, February 15, 2013

The month-long school bus strike that affected tens of thousands of New York City children ended Friday, after union leaders were assured by prospective mayoral candidates that their concerns would be heard after this year's election.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Mayoral Candidates: Bill Thompson

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.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Christine Quinn: State of the City 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."

+ In Final State of the City, Bloomberg To Frame His Legacy

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WNYC News

With Housing Plan, Quinn Aligns Herself With the Middle Class

Monday, February 11, 2013

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As an early frontrunner in a crowded field of Democrats, Quinn used her final state of the city speech Monday to pitch herself directly to a constituency facing higher housing costs, lower wages and fewer job opportunities.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Two Candidates; Immigration; Grand Central

Friday, February 01, 2013

As Grand Central Terminal celebrates its centennial, learn how it survived a century and share your stories of what makes the landmark unique in your eyes. Plus: Republican candidate for mayoral nomination George McDonald; Rutgers professor Hooshang Amirahmadi, who is running for President of Iran; and how President Obama's immigration reform proposal differs from that of the Senate.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Candidate George McDonald

Friday, February 01, 2013

George McDonald, founder and president of the Doe Fund and candidate for Republican nomination for mayor, talks about his candidacy.

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Schoolbook

Mayoral Candidates Answer to Principals

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Five candidates for mayor debated education policy in New York City, and gave their views on topics such as how to better work with unions and how to ease the strains of co-locations.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

John Catsimatidis on Running for Mayor

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

John Catsimatidis, CEO of Gristedes Foods, talks about his now-official run for the Republican nomination for NYC Mayor.

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WNYC News

Bloomberg Uses Budget to Tout Successes, Warn Successor

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg wistfully touted his achievements as he outlined his final, $70 billion budget proposal on Tuesday, and he warned that whoever follows him will likely face the same difficult budget constraints that he has. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

De Blasio for Mayor: It's Official

Monday, January 28, 2013

Bill de Blasio, NYC Public Advocate, talks about Sunday's announcement that he will be running for Mayor.

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WNYC News

It's Official: de Blasio for Mayor

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Bill de Blasio threw his hat in the mayoral ring Sunday, officially announcing his candidacy for the 2013 election before a crowd of supporters.

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