Quinn Goes Negative Against de Blasio in New Ad

Christine Quinn's new ad.
Christine Quinn’s new ad.

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, fighting for her political life, has released the first blatantly negative ad in the Democratic mayor’s race, going after front-runner Bill de Blasio.

The ad urges voters to “take a closer look” at the candidate, who has soared in the polls by selling himself as a staunch progressive who will provide the clearest break from the Bloomberg years.

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Thompson Calls Out ‘Bill de Bliar’

Part of BilldeBliar.com taking aim at Bill de Blasio.
Part of BilldeBliar.com taking aim at Bill de Blasio.

It’s better to tell the truth than to blie.

Thus argued Bill Thompson’s mayoral campaign this afternoon as they pushed forward with what they clearly feel is a winning issue against front-runner Bill de Blasio: undisclosed meeting with lobbyists.

Mr. Thompson’s camp hit Mr. de Blasio on the issue yesterday, but came back today armed with a new website–www.BilldeBliar.com–to make their case. Continue reading “Thompson Calls Out ‘Bill de Bliar’”

Bill de Blasio’s Fireworks Target Chrises Christie and Quinn Today

Bill de Blasio isn't a fan of Chris and Christine.
Bill de Blasio isn’t a fan of Chris and Christine.

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio delivered the fireworks a day early.

Standing at the end of Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park to call for the Fourth of July fireworks display’s return to the East River, Mr. de Blasio took aim at both Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, and Christine Quinn, the City Council’s Democratic speaker–who  happens to be his rival in the mayor’s race.

“If New Jerseyans need a big show, they get one from Chris Christie every day,” Mr. de Blasio quipped as he made his case with State Senator Daniel Squadron and Councilman Steve Levin. Continue reading “Bill de Blasio’s Fireworks Target Chrises Christie and Quinn Today”

What’s Behind Christine Quinn’s Negative Turn?

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn delivering her speech Monday. (Photo: Twitter/Quinn4NY)
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn delivering her speech Monday. (Photo: Twitter/Quinn4NY)

Christine Quinn’s speech on Monday morning marked a turning point for the City Council Speaker as she struggles to maintain her status as the mayoral race’s decisive front-runner in the face of lagging poll numbers and former Congressman Anthony Weiner’s headline-hogging jump into the race.

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