The Times recaps the Bloomberg-Thompson debate, which from their reading sounds like something that would change no one's mind. Bloomberg shrugs off the term limits debate ("In the end, on Nov. 3, we'll have a vote on what really matters"), is made to "fidget with his fingers" when people mock his S ... More >>
This is remarkable, considering the hopelessness that has become attached to the campaign to unseat Mayor Bloomberg, but PolitickerNY reports that a SurveyUSA poll shows Bill Thompson just eight points down. Last time we checked, Quinnipiac had Bloomberg up by 16. (In July the spread was shown to be ... More >>
By Aaron Howell.
The day after the primary, it's hard to pinpoint the deciding factor in David Yassky's strong finish in the comptroller's race, which forced a runoff with John Liu. (In its last-minute poll, SurveyUSA showed Yassky at 22 percent -- virtually tied with Melinda Katz, and well behind ... More >>
Mark Green was the first New York City public advocate -- a sort of Mayoral VP and public busybody -- and, after a two-term interregnum by Betsy Gotbaum, he looks good to become the third. But it's not such a sure thing as it once looked.
When Green announced for the race he actually scared ... More >>
Eliot Spitzer's alleged plans to run for office -- which notion is denied by the former Governor and supported only by anonymous sources -- continues somehow to be news. The New York Post, which broke the "story," harasses Spitzer at his home, where he says "The only thing I'm running for is my cab ... More >>