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  • Democrats blast Rudy Giuliani for questioning Obama's patriotism

    Democrats blast Rudy Giuliani for questioning Obama's patriotism
    Democrats on Thursday assailed former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani for questioning President Barack Obama's love of country, and urged the potential field of Republican presidential candidates to rebuke him for his comments. Giuliani said at a...
  • NYC mayor rips Giuliani's comments about President Obama

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is condemning former Mayor Rudy Giuliani's comments about President Barack Obama's patriotism. Giuliani, a Republican, said Wednesday that Obama "wasn't brought up" to love his country. De Blasio, a Democrat, said...
  • NY speaker's priorities: minimum wage, higher ed, housing

    Expanding access to higher education, raising the minimum wage and protecting New York City's rent regulations are priorities for Democrats in the New York state Assembly, Speaker Carl Heastie said Thursday. Heastie was little known outside of Bronx...
  • GOP mocks NYC mayor with 'Fifty Shades of Bill' poster

    New York State Republicans say Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio is like the submissive character in "Fifty Shades of Grey," dominated by the Rev. Al Sharpton. The Daily News (http://nydn.us/17nWEy8 ) says the GOP released a poster through Twitter...
  • De Blasio's bid to bring Democratic convention to NYC fails

    Mayor Bill de Blasio made a strong push to bring the 2016 Democratic National Convention to Brooklyn, cheerleading its urban comeback story and liberal credentials while tirelessly working behind the scenes to raise money for what he envisioned would be a...
  • Democrats choose Philadelphia as site of 2016 convention

    Democrats will nominate their pick to succeed President Barack Obama in Philadelphia next summer, choosing a patriotic backdrop — think the Liberty Bell and the Declaration of Independence — in a state that's voted their way in the past six...
  • NYC officer pleads not guilty to manslaughter, official misconduct in stairwell shooting

    A rookie police officer pleaded not guilty Wednesday to manslaughter, official misconduct and other charges in the shooting death of a man in a pitch black stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing complex. Officer Peter Liang appeared briefly in a Brooklyn...
  • NYC Council speaker uses her State of the City speech to call for criminal justice reform

    New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito turned her first State of the City address into a rallying cry for those at the margins of the nation's largest city, proposing sweeping reforms to its criminal justice system while outlining increased...
  • De Blasio targets homelessness, child welfare in New York budget

    NEW YORK New York Mayor Bill de Blasio presented a $77.7 billion preliminary budget for the year beginning July 1 that will spend millions of dollars on homelessness prevention, career-oriented education and increased protection for abused and neglected...
  • On US trade mission, London mayor touts success of his city's life sciences sector

    London Mayor Boris Johnson, launching a six-day swing through the East Coast, on Monday took on the role of traveling salesman, encouraging a packed room of some of the nation's top college students and entrepreneurs to consider launching their careers as...
  • New York mayor dogged by police anger, and a fumbled groundhog

    New York mayor dogged by police anger, and a fumbled groundhog
    If Mayor Bill de Blasio decides to go to this year's Groundhog Day event on Monday — an appearance that has come to be expected of every New York mayor — he will have a chance at a do-over. Last year, Chuck, a groundhog from the Staten...