The head of the Queens GOP said Tuesday he had not spoken to Democratic state Sen. Malcolm Smith about a possible run for mayor as a Republican, but he did give his prospects a slim chance. “Whenever we run candidates for Assembly, Senate, Congress … we always ask the question, ‘Is there anything in your [...]
Scandal-plagued former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner is sitting on several million dollars, which he could use in a run for mayor. According to a report filed with the city Campaign Finance Board, Weiner has close to $4.5 million in his war chest and he could receive $1.5 million in public matching funds, which are set [...]
As city Comptroller John Liu’s political future hangs ?in limbo amid a fund-raising scandal surrounding his 2013 mayoral campaign, Bill Thompson met with the Northeast Queens Multicultural Democratic Club in Flushing Sunday to discuss his campaign for the mayoral election. State Assemblywoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing), a member of the club who was not acting in [...]
In celebration of Black History Month, state Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) bestowed honors upon three black New Yorkers for what they have done for the city, Queens and East Elmhurst. More than 130 people crowded into the meeting room of the Langston Hughes Library, at 100-01 Northern Blvd. in Corona, last Thursday as Peralta [...]
State Sen. Jose Peralta (D-Jackson Heights) threw his support behind former city Comptroller Bill Thompson becoming Mayor of New York at his Black History celebration at Langston Hughes Library Thursday.
Mayoral candidate William Thompson has blasted Michael Bloomberg and the city Department of Education after a published report revealed failing students at a Cambria Heights public school were allegedly being promoted to the next grade level. The city comptroller had harsh words for the department as he spoke outside PS 147 at 218-01 116th Ave. [...]