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Replay: Comptroller Debate

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

On Tuesday night, the candidates for New York City Comptroller -- Scott Stringer (D) and John Burnett (R) -- debated each other live on NY1 and WNYC. We'll post video and audio when available - you can see an archive of online reaction below, as well as links to other resources.

WNYC News

Spitzer and Stringer Face Off

Thursday, August 22, 2013

WNYC

The two Democratic candidates hoping to become the city's next comptroller picked at each other as they outlined their visions during a debate aired on CBS television and radio on Thursday night.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

NYC Debate Season is Here

Monday, August 12, 2013

WNYC is one of the official sponsors for the Campaign Finance Board debates. Brian Lehrer previews the Comptroller, Public Advocate, and Mayoral debates -- all happening over the next two weeks -- with his co-moderator Errol Louis of NY1. Plus: all the info you need to get ready for the debates, and how you can suggest a question.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Open Phones: Spitzer and Weiner Lead Among Black Voters

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

A call-in for black voters on the news from a new poll that shows both Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner lead among African-Americans. Give us a call at 212-433-9692. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Fact Check: Was Kristin Davis Eliot Spitzer's Madam?

Friday, July 12, 2013

Danny HakimNew York Times Albany bureau chief, clarifies what we know about whether there's any connection between convicted Madam and Comptroller candidate Kristin Davis and Eliot Spitzer.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Scott Stringer: Candidate for Comptroller

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer talks about his newly announced competition for the office of NYC Comptroller and his plans for the office.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Affordable Care Act; Scott Stringer; Long Marriages

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Buzzfeed’s Kate Nocera updates us on the latest news on the Affordable Care Act. Then: Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer on his campaign to be the next comptroller of New York City. Plus: calls from listeners in long marriages; adapting to the changing workplace; and women farmers are on the rise.  

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I'm Taking Comptroll of Albany!

Thursday, November 04, 2010

WNYC
My obligation is to New Yorkers. Not to a governor, not to my party, not to anybody else.

-Thomas DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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WNYC News

DiNapoli Keeps Seat, By Narrow Margin

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

WNYC

In what turned out to be one of the closest races in New York State, in the wee hours of the morning, Democrat Thomas DiNapoli narrowly beat Wall Street mogul Harry Wilson and retained his seat in the State Comptroller's office.

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WNYC News

Candididates Claim Comptroller's Fight: Albany Insider v. Wall Street Titan

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

The campaign for state comptroller has focused on two images that New Yorkers seem to like the least these days -- Albany's corrupt political culture and Wall Street titans. Both candidates in the race are tarring one another with these associations.

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Where They Stand: There's A Democratic and Republican Way to be State Comptroller

Monday, October 11, 2010

It's A Free Country and The Brian Lehrer Show bring you the fall election series 30 Issues in 30 Days. We will explore one issue every day until election day - issues of relevance to the NY, NJ and CT elections and the national midterm congressional races. This week, we'll be looking into whether there is a Democratic and a Republican way to be state comptroller.

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Comptrolling Albany: DiNapoli vs. Wilson

Monday, October 11, 2010

WNYC
I worked to restructure broken companies, which is why I am running for New York State comptroller — to help restructure the broken operations of New York State.

-Harry Wilson, Republican for New York State Comptroller, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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WNYC News

Comptroller Candidates Debate Pension Reform

Monday, September 21, 2009

John Liu at the Teamsters Hispanic Heritage Celebration

John Liu at the Teamsters Hispanic Heritage Celebration

The two remaining Democratic candidates for city comptroller are racking up endorsements and staking out positions as the clock runs down to the runoff election next ...

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WNYC News

Liu and Yassky: How Different Are They?

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

liuelectionnightQueens Councilman John Liu and Brooklyn Councilman David Yassky will face each other in a runoff election for city comptroller September 29. Liu came out on top in the primary last night with 38 percent of the vote to Yassky's ...

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WNYC News

City Comptroller Race Headed for Runoff

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

High school student volunteers for John Liu on primary night

High school student volunteers for John Liu on primary night

City Councilman John Liu has a slight lead over Councilman David Yassky in the tight Democratic race for New York City comptroller, ...

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WNYC News

Candidates in Last Minute Scramble for Primary Votes

Monday, September 14, 2009

baez450Candidates for political office campaigned hard this weekend ahead of tomorrow's primary election, not just in citywide races but in some local races that might see a change of guard. In the 14th Council District, one challenger, Fernando Cabrera, has ...

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WNYC News

Comptroller Candidates Debate at WNYC

Thursday, September 10, 2009

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Four Democratic Council Members vying to be elected New York City Comptroller met for a final debate last night at WNYC's Jerome L. Greene Performance Space ahead of Tuesday's primary ...

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Comptroller Race: The Candidates Explain Themselves

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

This week, Brian Lehrer interviewed the Democratic candidates running for New York City Comptroller, who each discussed his or her qualifications and stances on the important issues.

John Liu and David Yassky

Melinda Katz and David Weprin

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WNYC News

The Hot Contest for City Comptroller

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Who wants a job overseeing a budget billions in the red and protecting pensions in the age of anxious markets?

Katz, Liu, Weprin, Yassky. That's who.

It turns out three City Council members from Queens and one from Brooklyn are willing to spend millions to get the City Comptroller job ...

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WNYC News

A Look at the NYC Comptroller's Race

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

WNYC Reporter Bob Hennelly visited The Brian Lehrer Show today to talk about the first debate in the citywide comptroller's race.

Listen to the whole show:

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