Joe Mercurio

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2005

    What's the Spread in Mike v. Freddy?

    The Tet offensive, United States v. Nixon, Iran-Contra, Monica Lewinski . . . such are the kinds of trials that befall chief executives who enjoy easy, overwhelming re-election. It happens on the metro beat, too, with mayors who—even if untouched by scandal—limp through the end of their ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2005

    We Now Join The Race In Progress

    The July 4 holiday has passed, the Olympic vote is over, and baseball's All Star break is here. That means that—finally—there's little else to talk about now but the New York City mayoral campaign. Of course, the campaign's been around for months (the candidates spent more than $13.6 mill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2005

    Poll Vault for Bloomy & Fields

    A new Marist Poll has Mayor Michael Bloomberg zooming ahead of former Bronx borough president Fernando Ferrer in a hypothetical head-to-head matchup, while Manhattan beep Virginia Fields has drawn into a statistical tie with Freddy in the Democratic race. The Marist numbers have Bloomberg going fro ... More >>

  • News

    February 2, 1999

    Rudy Vs. George

    Their new battle is more about the conservative party than the schools