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WNYC News

Today In Politics: De Blasio's Big Win Means a Big Mandate

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

WNYC

Bill de Blasio romped last night, winning the vast majority of election precincts, no matter which racial group was dominant.

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Today In Politics: De Blasio and Lhota Face Off in Second Debate

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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Democrat Bill de Blasio and Republican Joe Lhota will participate in their second mayoral debate tonight.

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Transportation Nation

Joe Lhota's Storm-Tossed Year at the MTA

Friday, October 11, 2013

WNYC

Joe Lhota, the Republican candidate for mayor, spent 2012 running the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the country's largest transportation system. How'd he do? And what kind of leadership style did he bring to the job?

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WNYC News

Joe Lhota Is Running To Be "The Man" In NYC

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

WNYC

"Be a man!" That's what Joe Lhota barked at an MTA board member at a public meeting last September, back when Lhota was reaching the end of his one-year tenure as authority chairman. Lhota later (sort of) apologized for the outburst, blaming it on his Bronx upbringing. But before that, he seemed to view it as his prerogative as an executive — that is, as the guy in the room who tells everyone else how things are going to be.

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WNYC News

MTA Contract Talks With Union Delayed

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

WNYC

The MTA and its main union have canceled a bargaining session ten days before their labor contract is set to expire.

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Former Cablevision Exec Lhota Tapped as Next MTA Chief

Thursday, October 20, 2011

WNYC

Governor Andrew Cuomo has nominated Cablevision executive Joseph Lhota to be the next chairman and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the largest transit system in North America.

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