Lacey Donohue · 01/01/14 04:07PM

[New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio took the oath of office during a public inauguration ceremony at City Hall in New York City on Wednesday. Mayor de Blasio, along with his wife Chirlane McCray, and his children Chiara and Dante, took the subway to the ceremony. In his address, he promised to "leave no New Yorker behind." Image by Seth Wenig via AP]

Lacey Donohue · 12/28/13 03:19PM

It was announced Saturday that Bill de Blasio will be sworn in as the mayor of New York City by former President Bill Clinton. The Wednesday inauguration ceremony will take place at noon on the steps of City Hall.

Lacey Donohue · 11/05/13 09:06PM

Mainstream newspapers finally confirmed our breaking story from this morning: Bill de Blasio has been elected the 109th mayor of New York City.

A Tale of One Mayor

Lacey Donohue · 11/04/13 11:57PM

[Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani campaigned in Lower Manhattan Monday with Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota. After Tuesday's election, Giuliani will remain the only mayor in this picture. Photo by Spencer Platt via Getty]

Lacey Donohue · 11/03/13 08:39PM

On Sunday Joe Lhota accused his rival Bill de Blasio of not having the "physical wherewithal to be the mayor" because de Blasio is "not a morning person." Will this new sleep schedule attack help Lhota overcome de Blasio's 65 percent lead in the polls?

Lacey Donohue · 10/31/13 06:54PM

Joe Lhota’s campaign just released a “funny” list of Bill de Blasio’s possible Halloween costumes. So if you see a tax collector, a toll collector, a slumlord, a ghost, Silent Bob, or Tom Brady trick-or-treating tonight, it's most likely Bill de Blasio.

Lacey Donohue · 10/30/13 05:57PM

Joe Lhota’s family spent Wednesday campaigning at the Arrochar Friendship Club in Staten Island where elderly white people complained about Bill de Blasio using the “race card.” Lhota himself did not attend because he was busy preparing for tonight’s final debate at 7 p.m. EST. Watch live here.

Lacey Donohue · 10/27/13 06:57PM

Mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota believe that their final debate Tuesday should be rescheduled because it will take place on the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy hitting New York. "We need to remember," Lhota said. "I think it's very, very important to do that."

Very Upset Joe Lhota Cries "I'm Not Upset!" During Debate

Lacey Donohue · 10/22/13 08:02PM

In Tuesday night’s mayoral debate, Republican candidate Joe Lhota resorted to loud voices, eye rolls, and Rudy Giuliani-worship to prove that he deserves to be mayor of New York City. On the other side of the stage, Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio called out Lhota’s campaign for “race-baiting,” then stepped back watched Lhota self-destruct.

Lacey Donohue · 10/22/13 06:03PM

New York City mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio’s lead has fallen six points in the last three weeks. Now his Republican opponent Joe Lhota is only 44 points behind. Watch the candidates square off in tonight’s debate here.

Joe Lhota Doesn't Want To Be Lumped In With National Republicans

Lacey Donohue · 10/15/13 07:51PM

The majority of Tuesday night’s mayoral debate between Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota was spent covering the usual topics: charter schools, taxes, small businesses, well-paying jobs, the income gap, and stop and frisk policies. Both candidates even agreed on the importance of building more affordable housing in the city.

Lacey Donohue · 10/15/13 06:02PM

New York City mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota face off in their first broadcast debate at 7 p.m. EST. You can watch live footage of de Blasio’s lead widen here.

Camille Dodero · 09/27/13 04:45PM

Hot 97 urges NYC Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio to tell his "Afro Son," 16-year-old Dante, not to hang out with rappers. "We need Dante focused."

Lacey Donohue · 09/17/13 10:51PM

Trailing Bill de Blasio by huge numbers in the latest polls, New York City Republican mayoral candidate Joseph Lhota took a 25-minute closed-door meeting with Al Sharpton Tuesday night in an attempt to appeal to crossover voters. Topics discussed? Education, housing and stop-and-frisk.