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  • superstorm sandy
  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed legislation in Albany on Wednesday that would prevent higher tax bills for city residents who rebuilt or repaired their homes after they were damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
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  • Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito's proposal for more police officers is running into opposition from a man who is usually her ally, Mayor Bill de Blasio.
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  • new york city mayor bill de blasio
  • Mayor Bill de Blasio is marking his 100th day in office by touting his efforts to close New York City's inequality gap.
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  • A new poll shows nearly half of respondents approved of the job New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is doing.
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  • bill de blasio
  • The mayor's only been in office three months, but his poll numbers are dismal and the governor really did wallop him on charter schools.
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  • Mayor Bill de Blasio, the unabashedly liberal leader of the nation's most populous city, was portrayed Saturday in the first act of the annual Inner Circle show as a steal-from-the-rich Robin Hood - but elicited big laughs in his rebuttal performance by poking fun of his own shortcomings with the help of some celebrity guests.
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  • New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to announce the appointment of a longtime planning official as the city's new parks commissioner.
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  • A new poll says New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's approval rating has fallen over the last two months.
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  • Mayor de Blasio appointed Kathryn Garcia as the city's new Department of Sanitation Commissioner Saturday, replacing the retiring John Doherty.
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  • de blasio poll
  • A new poll shows that less than half of New York City voters approve of Mayor Bill de Blasio's performance during his first two months in office.
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  • Photos of the current and previous mayors of New York City eating pizza.
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  • bill de blasio joe lhota new york city mayoral candidates
  • Republican Joe Lhota on Wednesday released the New York City mayoral campaign's harshest ad to date, using footage of a recent biker gang attack to suggest that the city would return to its violent, crime-filled past if Democrat Bill de Blasio is elected.
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  • Democrat Bill de Blasio and Republican Joe Lhota met in their first debate ahead of next month's New York City Mayoral election.
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  • new york city mayor comptroller debates
  • Eyewitness News wants your questions for tonight's New York City Mayoral debate on Channel 7.
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  • bill de blasio joe lhota new york city mayoral candidates
  • WABC-TV will host the first of three debates between Democrat Bill de Blasio and Republican Joe Lhota in October.
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  • bill de blasio
  • Bill Thompson has not yet withdrawn from the mayoral race.
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  • bill de blasio
  • New York City Public Advocate and expected Democratic candidate for mayor Bill de Blasio will resume campaigning Thursday after a one-day break to mark the September 11th anniversary, but he's still not sure if he's the official winner of the primary.
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  • anthony weiner new york mayoral primary
  • Public Advocate Bill de Blasio holds a commanding lead in the Democratic mayoral primary, but a runoff is still possible and Bill Thompson is vowing to continue with his campaign until all the votes are counted.
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  • City Councilwoman Letitia James and state Senator Daniel Squadron each won about a third of the vote in Tuesday's primary.
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  • Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer won the Democratic primary for comptroller Tuesday night, ending disgraced ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer's surprise bid to reclaim his political career.
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  • GOP mayoral candidates face off on Primary Day
  • Joe Lhota easily defeated John Catsimatidis in the primary Tuesday to become the Republican Party nominee for New York City mayor.
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2013 vote, new york city politics, new york city mayor, election, voting, politics & elections, stacey sager
  • On Tuesday night, one of Weiner's former sexting partners, Sydney Leathers showed up at Anthony Weiner's primary party in Midtown.
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  • new york city primary results
  • Check results from the New York City Mayoral Primary and other races in New York.
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  • bill de blasio
  • New York City's Board of Elections reported scattered problems at polling sites during Tuesday's primary election for mayor and other offices.
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2013 vote, new york city politics, new york city mayor, election, voting, politics & elections, tim fleischer
  • 2013 vote election coverage
  • We are asking New York City voters for their thoughts about the election. When did you decide on your candidate?
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  • 2013 vote election coverage
  • We are asking New York City voters for their thoughts about the election. What issue was most important to you?
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  • Candidates persuade undecided voters before Primary Day
  • For all the candidates, one last chance to persuade those few undecided voters. On Tuesday, only about 700,000 Democrats will vote.
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  • quinn de blasio
  • Political reporter Dave Evans has more on the mayoral race
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  • council votes for nypd inspector general
  • Stacy Sager has more on the vote.
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  • new york city democratic mayoral primary
  • Political reporter Dave Evans examines the results
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  • new york city democratic mayoral primary
  • Five Democrats running for Mayor of New York City met in their first broadcast television debate at WABC-TV on Tuesday night.
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  • nypd to test body cameras
  • Jim Hoffer has more on the program
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  • new york city mayor comptroller debates
  • Eyewitness News wants your questions for tonight's Democratic New York City Mayoral debate on Channel 7.
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  • eliot spitzer scott stringer comptroller debate
  • Eliot Spitzer and his Democratic opponent Scott Stringer engaged in a sharply personal debate for New York City comptroller at our WABC-TV studios on Friday.
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  • republican mayoral debate at wabc-tv
  • Repbulican candidates for mayor, Joe Lhota, George McDonald and John Catsimatidis took part in their first debate at our WABC-TV studios on Friday.
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  • eliot spitzer
  • Stacy Sager talks with the former governor
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  • eliot spitzer
  • Lisa Colagrossi reports on Spitzer's run for comptroller
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  • anthony weiner
  • Lisa Colagrossi reports on Anthony Weiner's entrance to the race for New York City mayor
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  • new york city sick leave deal
  • Kristin Thorne reports on a controversial deal on paid sick leave for employees
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  • christine quinn launches mayoral bid
  • City Council Speaker Christine Quinn launched Sunday what she hopes will be a history-making bid for New York City mayor.
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  • Lisa Colagrossi reports on several green initiatives the mayor will introduce
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  • If you live in New York and want to vote in November or you want to cast a ballot in next year's mayoral primary, Friday is the last day to register.
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  • Running a small business like a restaurant is never easy. City hall makes it even tougher with lots and lots of rules.
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  • Feminist leader Gloria Steinem is urging New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn to bring a sick-leave bill to a vote.
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  • It means a pay hike to $11.50 an hour for people who work at companies that receive $1 million or more in city subsidies.
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  • Dave Evans has the latest on the congressional race in Brooklyn
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  • Christine Quinn, New York City's first openly gay council speaker, married her longtime partner, Kim Catullo Saturday.
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  • Business leaders and the mayor don't like the living wage bill one bit. Liberal and some labor and religious leaders love it. City council Speaker Christine Quinn ended up supporting the law that passed on a vote of 45 to five on Monday, but not without some last-minute drama.
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  • NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly says he's flattered by all the talk, but he's given no hint he's seriously thinking about running for mayor and so the speculation goes on.
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  • Dave Evans has the latest on the scandals following Liu's campaign.
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