Streams

 

Mayoral Race

The Brian Lehrer Show

Low-Income Mayoral Concerns; HIV Cure?; Threat to O.J.

Monday, March 04, 2013

Washington’s budget woes continue. A.B. Stoddard of The Hill talks about the latest in national politics. Then, Westchester Country Executive Rob Astorino on how to stop gun violence. Plus: a new study looks at what low-income New Yorkers are concerned about in the 2013 Mayoral race; the story of the Glide Memorial Methodist Church in San Francisco; the possible end of orange juice; the disease threatening orange juice; and the story of a baby cured of HIV.

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.

Hear Excerpts and Analysis of the Forum

Read More

Comments [2]

WNYC News

Liu Blasts Inquiry into His Fundraising at Mayoral Forum

Friday, March 01, 2013

City Comptroller John Liu issued a challenge to federal prosecutors at a mayoral forum Thursday night: put up or shut up.

Comment

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.

 

Comments [14]

The Brian Lehrer Show

David Dinkins on Mayoral Elections

Thursday, February 28, 2013

David Dinkins, former mayor of New York City and professor in the Practice of Public Affairs at Columbia University, talks about his own campaign for mayor and looks ahead to November.

Comments [12]

New Tech City

Tech Sector Flexes its Political Muscles

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Another Hizzoner for tech? Mayor Bloomberg has championed Silicon Alley for 11 years, and the big players in New York's tech sector want to make sure the next administration does the same.  

Comments [1]

The Brian Lehrer Show

Candidate Tom Allon

Monday, February 18, 2013

Comments [26]

Schoolbook

Quinn Calls for Less Testing, More Community Input

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn outlined her views on education Tuesday. She backed many of the changes implemented under Mayor Bloomberg but also argued for less emphasis on standardized tests and more of a role for parents.

Read More

Comment

Schoolbook

My Check List For Bloomberg's Last Year in Office

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

A Brooklyn high school principal calls for the mayor to help struggling schools by using new data points in 2013.

Read More

Comment

The Brian Lehrer Show

Mayoral Wish List

Friday, December 07, 2012

Greg David, director of the Business & Economics Reporting Program at CUNY Journalism School and contributor to Crain's New York Business, and author of Modern New York: The Life and Economics of a City, talks about the independents' wish lists to replace Mayor Bloomberg -- from Hillary Clinton to Joe Lhota.

Comments [21]

WNYC News

Morning Headlines | Selected by the WNYC News Hub

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Must-reads headlines from around the city, curated by the WNYC Newsroom.

Comment

Schoolbook

Mayoral Candidates Call for More Collaboration

Monday, November 19, 2012

A group of candidates running for mayor of New York City debated which education policies they would support as the race begins to carry mayoral control and school reforms into the post-Bloomberg era.

Read More

Comment

WNYC News

Manhattan Borough Head Takes Name Out of Possible Mayoral Bid

Monday, November 19, 2012

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer will run for city comptroller next year, he announced Sunday in a move that will also reverberate through closely watched maneuvering for the mayor's race.

Comment

The Brian Lehrer Show

The 2013 Mayoral Race Without Scott Stringer

Monday, November 19, 2012

Azi Paybarah, political reporter for Capital New York, explains the significance of Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer's announcement that he'll be running for Comptroller and not Mayor.

Comments [3]

Annotations: The NEH Preservation Project

William F. Buckley Jr., Mayoral Candidate, on Political Rhetoric and Theater,1965

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

WNYC

Better known for his punditry, here mayoral candidate William F. Buckley Jr. complains about delivering stump speeches "without boring the voter, which is bad enough, but without boring yourself, which is worse." 

Read More

Comment

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.

Comment

WNYC News

Quinn, Stringer Lead Pack of Possible Mayoral Hopefuls in Filings

Monday, July 16, 2012

The 2013 mayoral race is still more than a year away, but prospective mayoral candidates haven't stopped adding to their campaign coffers.

Comment

Schoolbook

Mayor's New Budget Protects Teaching Jobs

Thursday, May 03, 2012

There is good news for city schools in the executive budget that Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will unveil on Thursday, Gotham Schools reports. As Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott had promised, the budget will not include cuts to schools, relieving fears that as many as 2,500 teaching positions would be lost to attrition.

Read More

Comment

The Brian Lehrer Show

Will the NYC GOP Find a Mayoral Candidate?

Thursday, April 26, 2012

No high profile Republican candidate has emerged as a favorite for next year's mayoral race. Azi Paybarah, reporter for Capital New York, and Doug Muzzio, professor of political science at Baruch College and host of "City Talk" on CUNY/TV, talk about the buzz surrounding an effort to draft Ray Kelly, and the leadership void in the local GOP.

Comments [26]

Schoolbook

Mayoral Candidates: Beware the Circling Vultures

Thursday, April 19, 2012

A former deputy schools chancellor writes: 'For the first time in nearly two decades, the next mayor will likely be a Democrat. As a life-long registered Democrat, I look forward to that prospect. However, there are vultures circling this contest who would once again reduce our schools to the patronage mills of yesteryear, when no one was accountable for what happened to our kids.'

Read More

Comment