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WNYC News

De Blasio, Quinn Spar at Mayoral Debate Over Kelly

Thursday, June 20, 2013

WNYC

The seven Democrats running for mayor of New York City traded barbs at a debate televised on Wednesday with Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn engaging in some of the harshest exchanges.

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WNYC News

Quinn Forcefully Declares Herself the Dem with Results

Monday, June 17, 2013

Council Speaker Christine Quinn started the week with a one-two punch in her campaign for mayor. First, she gave a speech in which she questioned whether her opponents' credentials stacked up to her record. Then, she rolled out an endorsement from the Teamsters. 

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WNYC News

This Week in Politics: Yikes! FIVE elections between now and November

Friday, June 07, 2013

WNYC

With the addition of two special elections in New Jersey, and a likely October run-off in the New York City Democratic primary, we're looking at five -- count 'em five! election days in New York and New Jersey.  Find out how Chris Christie shows a sign of weakness, and why Weiner "disgusts" one Democratic leader. Plus, lever machines make a comeback, and so does the "old" Anthony Weiner.

Andrea Bernstein, Anna Sale, Brigid Bergin, and Nancy Solomon break down this week in politics.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Mayoral Race for Progressives

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Ben SmithBuzzfeed editor in chief, talks about how Anthony Weiner's candidacy affects the other candidates, especially those vying for the progressive vote.

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Schoolbook

Weiner Calls for Less Testing, Supports Space Sharing with Charters

Thursday, May 23, 2013

In his first broadcast interview since joining the mayor's race, Anthony Weiner outlines his emerging education agenda. The newly-minted Democratic candidate tells WNYC that Mayor Bloomberg made a few "crucial mistakes." but overall made progress with the city schools.

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Transportation Nation

NYC Mayoral Candidate Weiner: The Bike Lane Debate Has Been "Venomous"

Thursday, May 23, 2013

New York City's newest mayoral candidate spoke at great length Thursday morning about a range of issues. But the last question: since the city's bike share program launches in four days, how does Anthony Weiner really feel about bikes?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Anthony Weiner: Candidate for 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.

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WNYC News

Anthony Weiner: I'm In Race for Mayor

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

WNYC

Anthony Weiner's run for a renaissance is officially on.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

On The Path to City Hall

Monday, May 20, 2013

Brigid Bergin, WNYC reporter, talks about the latest in the mayoral race, including campaign finance and talks of whether Anthony Weiner might become an official candidate. Also, Andrew Wolf, contributing editor for The New York Sun, and Editor and Publisher of the Bronx Press Review and Riverdale Review newspapers in Bronx County, talks about his piece urging Anthony Weiner to run and his view that Weiner will add energy to the Democratic ticket for mayor.

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WNYC News

The Mayor's Race: Scandal Upon Scandal

Saturday, April 20, 2013

WNYC

This week in politics, two aides to Comptroller John Liu faced the federal agent who wiretapped them allegedly committing fraud, and a formerly disgraced Congressman waded deeper into the mayoral waters. It almost makes you forget the guy who tried to bribe his way onto the mayoral ballot.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Is 15% Good News For Anthony Weiner?

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

A new Marist poll released today shows former Congressman Anthony Weiner (who resigned in the wake of a Twitter sex scandal) trails only to Christine Quinn.

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WNYC News

NY Dems Willing to Consider Weiner for Mayor: Poll

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

If former Congressman Anthony Weiner decides to run for mayor, he'll be the No. 2 Democrat. That's the finding of a new NBC New York-Marist poll that shows him nine points behind the frontrunner Christine Quinn and ahead of all the other Democrats.

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The Takeaway

The Art and Science of the Public Comeback

Friday, April 12, 2013

Anthony Weiner is not the only public figure who has recently tried to clean-up his image and restore his career. Earlier this month, as Tiger Woods reclaimed his number one World Golf Ranking spot, Nike published an ad with a photo of woods captioned: “Winning takes care of everything.” Around the same time, former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford marked his return to politics, winning a sixteen-way Republican primary for a congressional seat in South Carolina's 1st District. This all as fallen cycling superstar Lance Armstrong announced plans to compete in a masters swim meet in Austin. Dorie Clark, “Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future” describes the ethics, etiquette and personal branding strategies of image rehabilitation.

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WNYC News

Is Anthony Weiner Running, For Real?

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

WNYC

Former Congressman Anthony Weiner says he’s interested in running for New York City mayor, two years after a Twitter sex scandal derailed his career. Weiner and his wife, Huma Abedin, granted an extensive interview to The New York Times Magazine, and swam right back into the political waters this week.

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WNYC News

Weiner Weighing Run for NYC Mayor

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, who resigned over a sexting scandal in 2011, says he's weighing a run for New York City mayor this year.

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In Mayor’s Race, Quinn Keeps Lead in Money and in Poll

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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In the New York City mayor's race, Council Speaker Christine Quinn continues to have the edge in campaign cash and in early polls, according to new data out this week.

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WNYC News

This Week in Politics: Christie at the Convention, NJ's Unemployed and Weiner's (Non) Return

Saturday, July 21, 2012

On This Week in Politics, WNYC political reporters run down some of the top political stories from the week that was, providing insight and analysis on local, state and national political issues that touch the region.

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WNYC News

Is Anthony Weiner Ready for a Comeback?

Monday, July 16, 2012

When asked if he was dipping a toe back into politics during his first radio interview since he resigned from office, former Congressman Anthony Weiner told WNYC last month that he was “not putting my toe anywhere.” But media reports say he is eyeing a return to politics. Are you ready for a Weiner comeback? Tell us.

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WNYC News

Exclusive: Ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner Applauds Health Care Decision

Friday, June 29, 2012

Former Congressman Anthony Weiner applauded the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act in an exclusive interview on Friday.  

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WNYC News

It's a Boy for ex-Rep. Weiner, Clinton Aide Abedin

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Former New York City Congressman Anthony Weiner is ending a rough year with some good news.

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