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Posts Tagged: New York Mayor

November 5, 2013 9:36 am

Voters head to Polls in Several U.S. States

Politico - Candidates for Virginia and New Jersey governor and New York City mayor on Monday sprinted toward the finish line of Election 2013,...

October 31, 2013 8:56 am

Lhota, De Blasio Spar in Final Debate

New York Times - Bill de Blasio said he needed no backup plan: skeptics aside, Albany would approve his plan to raise taxes on the rich. Joseph...

October 4, 2013 9:50 am

Poll: De Blasio Has 50 Point Lead in New York Mayor’s Race

Bloomberg - Bill de Blasio, seeking to become the first Democratic mayor of New York in two decades, widened his lead over Republican Joseph Lhota to...

September 24, 2013 8:55 am

Obama Endorses de Blasio for New York City Mayor

Bloomberg - Bill de Blasio, the Democratic nominee for New York mayor, won the backing of President Barack Obama, who praised the candidate's pledge to close the...

September 17, 2013 6:57 am

De Blasio Secures Democratic Nomination for New York Mayor

AP - New York City mayoral candidate Bill Thompson conceded the Democratic primary race to front-runner Bill de Blasio on Monday, averting a runoff and...

September 12, 2013 6:49 am

Weiner Shows Middle Finger to Reporters After Concession Speech

Daily Mail - Disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner bowed out of the New York City mayoral contest with his middle finger raised to the reporters...

July 16, 2013 7:20 pm

Jack Hidary, Yeshiva Educated Sephardic Jew, IPO Millionaire, Spanish Speaker, to Run for NYC Mayor; Could Make for Three Way Jewish Race (INTERVIEW)

New Yorkers will have another chance to elect a Jewish candidate to the mayor's office to follow Michael Bloomberg, when Sephardic yeshiva graduate, entrepreneur, IPO...

February 1, 2013 9:58 am

Ed Koch Passes Away on the Same Date as Daniel Pearl

In the years since I have served in my current  role at The Algemeiner, I can't say that I had come to know Ed...

March 5, 2012 2:19 pm

In Defense of Police Commissioner Ray Kelly And The NYPD

According to an Associated Press story in the February 24th Daily News, "Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly dispatched his detectives to surveil every Muslim-owned business...

February 22, 2012 11:23 am

The Mugging of a Supreme Court Justice

Justice Stephen Breyer, a member of the liberal wing of the U.S. Supreme Court, has a vacation home on the Caribbean paradise island nation of...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Several Cyber Attacks Disrupt Major Websites Twitter, Netflix, Spotify

Several cyber attacks disrupted Web traffic on the East Coast Friday, shutting down access to some of the Web's most popular sites and frustrating their users. A slew of major sites...


Report: Presence of Russian Aircraft Carrier in Eastern Mediterranean Will ...

The impending arrival of Russia’s sole aircraft carrier -- the Admiral Kuznetsov -- off the coast of Syria has the...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...