Chris Hayes Dubs Bill de Blasio ‘Republican Enemy No. 1’

Chris Hayes next to "Republican Enemy No. 1." (screengrab: msnbc.com)
Chris Hayes next to “Republican Enemy No. 1.” (screengrab: msnbc.com)

Step aside Barack Obama, there’s a new “Republican Enemy No. 1” in town–at least according to MSNBC’s Chris Hayes.

The All In host yesterday gave Bill de Blasio the new title, which was prominently affixed on an image of the Democratic mayor and was displayed beneath him as he spoke during an interview. Later, the text beneath Mr. de Blasio declared: “PROGRESS, NY.” Continue reading “Chris Hayes Dubs Bill de Blasio ‘Republican Enemy No. 1’”

Christine Quinn Won’t Be Sitting at Chris Hayes’ Mayoral Roundtable

Christine Quinn (Photo: YouTube)
Christine Quinn (Photo: YouTube)

On Sunday, MSNBC host Chris Hayes is hosting a roundtable featuring many of the main Democratic mayoral candidates on his eponymous show, Up With Chris Hayes. However, the panel won’t feature the woman who’s currently enjoying a large lead in the polls–Council Speaker Chris Quinn. Though Mr. Hayes has been highly critical of Ms. Quinn of late, both her aides and MSNBC spokespeople attributed her absence from his roundtable to scheduling.

“Speaker Quinn has been able to make 14 candidate forums thus far–two yesterday alone– and she has another 12 committed over the next six weeks. Unfortunately, we just couldn’t make this one work,” Mike Morey, a spokesman for the Quinn campaign, told Politicker. Continue reading “Christine Quinn Won’t Be Sitting at Chris Hayes’ Mayoral Roundtable”

Tish James Will Spend Saturday Morning on MSNBC

Councilwoman Tish James (Photo: Facebook)
Councilwoman Tish James (Photo: Facebook)

Councilwoman Tish James, who’s currently running for public advocate, will be doing some cable news punditry this weekend. Tomorrow morning, Ms. James will appear on MSNBC’s Up With Chris Hayes to discuss her agenda and Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s soda ban. Continue reading “Tish James Will Spend Saturday Morning on MSNBC”

Chris Hayes Takes Another Shot at Cuomo

hayes msnbc Chris Hayes Takes Another Shot at Cuomo
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MSNBC host Chris Hayes isn’t done with Governor Andrew Cuomo, at least not yet. Mr. Hayes, who blasted “New York’s supposedly Democratic governor” last week for failing to support Democratic control of the New York State Senate, revisited the topic again yesterday to argue Mr. Cuomo is knowingly undermining his stated ideological interests.

“Well, I agree!” Mr. Hayes said after playing a clip of the governor dismissing his criticism, calling for a policy-oriented discussion instead of a partisan one. Continue reading “Chris Hayes Takes Another Shot at Cuomo”