Bill de Blasio Says Mandate Will Depend on Margin Tonight

Bill de Blasio on NY1 last night.
Bill de Blasio on NY1 last night.

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”

Christine Quinn Fires Back at Bill de Blasio and Bill Thompson

Christine Quinn. (Photo: Getty)
Christine Quinn. (Photo: Getty)

Council Speaker Christine Quinn’s mayoral campaign shifted gears last month as she tore into her various opponents for their allegedly lackluster records, but she didn’t go after them by name. That changed tonight.

The fireworks began when, during an interview on NY1’s Road to City Hall, Ms. Quinn was presented with rival Bill de Blasio’s argument today that the City Council “has been manipulated by the mayor, especially via Speaker Quinn,” and thus can’t be tasked with reforming the city’s embattled 911 system.

“Bill de Blasio is desperate,” Ms. Quinn shot back. Continue reading “Christine Quinn Fires Back at Bill de Blasio and Bill Thompson”