bill clinton http://wamc.org en NYC Mayor De Blasio Takes Formal Oath At City Hall http://wamc.org/post/nyc-mayor-de-blasio-takes-formal-oath-city-hall <p>New York's new mayor, Bill de&nbsp;Blasio, has taken the oath of office at a City Hall ceremony.</p><p>He was formally sworn in Wednesday by former President Bill Clinton as the city's 109th mayor.</p><p>De&nbsp;Blasio is the first Democrat to occupy City Hall in more than two decades and vows to pursue a sweeping liberal agenda for the nation's largest city.</p><p>He officially took over as mayor after a ceremony in his Brooklyn home minutes after midnight.</p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 13:47:28 +0000 Jaired Crofut 81040 at http://wamc.org NYC Mayor De Blasio Takes Formal Oath At City Hall Bill De Blasio Sworn In As 109th Mayor Of NYC. http://wamc.org/post/bill-de-blasio-sworn-109th-mayor-nyc <p>Bill de Blasio has been sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City.</p><p>He is the first Democrat to occupy City Hall in more than two decades and vows to pursue a sweeping liberal agenda for the nation's largest city.</p><p>He took the oath of office in a small ceremony in his Brooklyn home Wednesday, minutes after midnight.</p><p>The 52-year-old de Blasio was joined by his wife and their two teenage children. The oath was delivered by state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.</p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 11:06:49 +0000 Jaired Crofut 80995 at http://wamc.org Bill De Blasio Sworn In As 109th Mayor Of NYC. Bill Clinton To Host A Fundraiser For A County Executive Candidate http://wamc.org/post/bill-clinton-host-fundraiser-county-executive-candidate <p>Former President Bill Clinton will host a fundraiser Monday evening for a county executive candidate in a New York county.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 14:21:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 75971 at http://wamc.org Bill Clinton To Host A Fundraiser For A County Executive Candidate Former President Clinton Addresses Omega Institute http://wamc.org/post/former-president-clinton-addresses-omega-institute <p>RHINEBECK &ndash; Former President Bill Clinton was the keynote speaker at the Omega Institute&rsquo;s conference this weekend that addressed sustainable living in a global society.<br /><br />The former president told the Rhinebeck conference that no matter whether a country is economically and financial advanced or depressed, they can all learn from one another.<br /> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:09:12 +0000 Person: Hank Gross 75053 at http://wamc.org Former President Clinton Addresses Omega Institute Bill And Hillary Clinton To Give Friday Night Speeches In NY http://wamc.org/post/bill-and-hillary-clinton-give-friday-night-speeches-ny <p>The Clintons are delivering speeches in New York this evening, though in separate places. Former President Bill Clinton will be in Dutchess County.</p><p>The Omega Center for Sustainable Living at Rhinebeck-based Omega Institute for Holistic Studies is hosting a conference this weekend entitled &ldquo;Where We Go From Here: Opportunities &amp; Solutions for an Interdependent World.&rdquo; &nbsp;Bill Clinton will deliver the keynote address Friday evening to kick off a weekend-long discussion about a holistic approach to sustainability. It is the first time he is speaking at Omega.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 15:24:11 +0000 Allison Dunne 74909 at http://wamc.org Bill And Hillary Clinton To Give Friday Night Speeches In NY Bill Clinton To Speak At Westchester Community College http://wamc.org/post/bill-clinton-speak-westchester-community-college <p>Former President Bill Clinton will speak in his home county of Westchester Saturday, to raise money for student scholarships.</p><p>While Clinton is at Westchester Community College in Valhalla Saturday afternoon, he will receive a State University of New York Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters. And as Executive Director of the college’s foundation Eve Larner explains, the event is more than solely a fundraiser for student scholarships.</p><p>Clinton last spoke at the college in 2005.</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 18:50:47 +0000 Allison Dunne 64952 at http://wamc.org Bill Clinton To Speak At Westchester Community College Time editor on the crucial, high-stakes Presidents Club http://wamc.org/post/time-editor-crucial-high-stakes-presidents-club <p>On this day when Americans select their next president, WAMC's Ian Pickus speaks with Time Magazine editor and Washington Bureau Chief Michael Duffy, co-author of <em>The Presidents Club: Inside the World’s Most Exclusive Fraternity</em>, about the relationships between the country's past chief executives.</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 16:35:00 +0000 Ian Pickus 51210 at http://wamc.org Time editor on the crucial, high-stakes Presidents Club