Christine Quinn

Christine Quinn Has the Same Problem That Hillary Clinton Had in 2008
August 14, 2013

Here’s a fun game that helps us understand what’s at work in the topsy-turvy New York City mayor’s race, where Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has surged to the lead in a new poll, ahead of the establishment favorite for the Democratic nomination, Cit

Is Christine Quinn Famous Enough To Be New York’s Mayor?
The post-Bloomberg political/fame calculus.
June 20, 2013

Christine Quinn is a lifelong local political operative.

Anthony Weiner Rises as His Media Mob Declines
June 12, 2013

As several journalists waited on Tuesday a little after noon on the north side of Manhattan’s Union Square at the thrice-weekly farmers market, it could be difficult to tell who was there for former congressman and current mayoral candidate Anthony W

A Circumcision Controversy? Blame Bloomberg.
New York's mayor did what was right—but set his successor up to fail
May 31, 2013

New York's mayor did what was right—but set his successor up to fail.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Weiner
May 29, 2013

Images of Anthony Weiner’s face, to say nothing of his other parts, have achieved a certain ubiquity in the last few months.

Anthony Weiner Won't Win New York's Mayoral Race—But He Could Spoil It
May 22, 2013

Anthony Weiner announced his New York City mayoral candidacy Wednesday morning by posting a campaign commercial that ostentatiously flaunted his supposedly newfound humility.

The Next Five People Michael Bloomberg Will Try To Convince To Run for Mayor
January 08, 2013

If the whole Ed Rendell thing doesn't work out.

Nanny Dearest
June 08, 2012

IN LATE MAY, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that he would impose a 16-ounce limit on servings of “sugary drinks”—sodas, sports and energy drinks, sweetened tea or coffee, and artificially sweetened fruit beverages—on the grounds that they contribute to the nation’s obesity epidemic, which in turn elevates the incidence of diabetes and other diseases.

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