Bill de Blasio made it clear last night–as humbly as he could–that he would very much enjoy the huge margin of victory that polls are predicting he’ll achieve tonight when the polls close. Continue reading “Bill de Blasio Says Mandate Will Depend on Margin Tonight”
In the final hours before Election Day, underdog Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota held another tele-town hall with what he said were thousands of Democrats across the city, hoping to make up some much-needed ground against front-running Bill de Blasio.
Joe Lhota is pulling a page from the history books in order to argue he’ll be pulling an upset in the mayor’s race tomorrow night.
An outside political action committee supporting Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota scored a significant legal victory today–leaving Democrat Bill de Blasio’s campaign fuming.
As he explores a potential mayoral campaign, Anthony Weiner has become his own one-man press shop, often trading barbs with reporters on the news of the day. And, for a man who was forced to resign from Congress because of inappropriate electronic communications, Mr. Weiner doesn’t appear to expend much effort filtering his speech.
For example, a Politicker reporter shares a name with a famous ice hockey player, and Mr. Weiner, an avid hockey fan himself, focused on that fact during one of many interview requests.
“I totally just noticed your name! you play defense by any chance?” he jokingly asked, displaying both his trademark snark and his disinclination to discus the inquiry’s substance.