New York City mayoral race

  The Bloomberg era is New York City is almost over.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Carolyn Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that she supports City Council Speaker Christine Quinn for mayor.

8/14/13 - Panel

Aug 14, 2013

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock and the Times Union Capital Reporter, Jimmy Vielkind. Joe Donahue moderates.

Topics include:
Airlines Merger
Snowden Interview
NSA Cuts Administrators
Sex in College
NYC Mayoral Poll
Goo-goos surveying about changes to JCOPE
Subpoenas to a major real estate developer/Cuomo donor

WAMC's political observer Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the New York City mayoral campaign and Newark Mayor Cory Booker's landslide victory in the Democratic nomination for New Jersey's special primary election.

Weiner Scandal, Now With Wife At Side

Jul 24, 2013
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When New York Congressman Anthony Weiner apologized for a sexting scandal and resigned from Congress in 2011, a key figure was absent: his wife, Huma Abedin.

Weiner found himself making a public mea culpa again Tuesday for a newfound sexting scandal amid his New York City mayoral run. But this time, the Democrat was there to stay in, not bow out — and Abedin was by his side.

New Poll Suggests Weiner Leads Mayoral Race

Jun 26, 2013
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 A new poll finds that former Congressman Anthony Weiner has jumped to the lead among Democratic candidates for New York City mayor. The NBC NY/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll says Weiner leads City Council Speaker Christine Quinn 25 percent to 20 percent among registered Democrats.

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Anthony Weiner Launches Bid For NYC Mayor

May 22, 2013
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Anthony Weiner's run for a renaissance is officially on.

The ex-congressman who resigned over raunchy tweets said late Tuesday that he's in the New York City mayoral race. He had said last month he was considering it.

The Democrat is jumping into a crowded field for September's primary. He's arriving with some significant advantages, including a $4.8 million campaign war chest, polls showing him ahead of all but one other Democrat — and no end of name recognition.