You've never heard of Sal Albanese? It's his third time running for mayor, but the 63-year-old candidate, who is no stranger to calling out politicians on their bullshit, has generally maintained a lower profile than his fellow candidates in this race. Part of it's because Albanese is one oddly prin ... More >>
On Sunday afternoon, seven mayoral hopefuls gathered for a forum co-hosted by the Arab American Association of New York (AAANY) and the Islamic Center at New York University. Community organizers hailed it as an historic moment. Nearly three weeks after the Boston bombings--and in the heat of the de ... More >>
Several of New York City's mayoral hopefuls released their tax returns or reported their 2012 income this week to the Wall Street Journal and New York Times. Below is a quick breakdown of what the candidates made in 2012 by sector, though the figures for Sal Albanese, Anthony Weiner (who hasn't form ... More >>
How do you create more mayoral drama? Start fighting over who's better at dealing with previous mayoral drama.
Yesterday, we reported on the Halloran/Smith scandal's foray into the electoral spectrum. News swirled around the fact that Councilman Dan Holleran had planned to use Council/taxpayers' fu ... More >>
As you may have heard yesterday, City Councilman Dan "America's Top Heathen" Holleran is in a whole lot of trouble.
Along with State Senator Malcolm Smith, the two were involved in a rigging scheme that planned to posit Smith as a Democrat switching over to the Republican side to run for Mayor of ... More >>
Day by day, the wide open upcoming race to replace Mayor Michael Bloomberg is getting more entertaining, and morphing into a new year's gift for reporters, political junkies, and maybe the public.
Last week, Mayor Giuliani's former deputy mayor, Joseph Lhota, a man not known for conversational sub ... More >>