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Bill De Blasio

  1. vision 2020
    Warren and Buttigieg Are Gaining Ground in IowaThe gold-standard Iowa Poll by Ann Selzer shows support for Biden and Sanders weakening, and two clear tiers emerging below them.
  2. the power grid
    Bill de Blasio Tries to Find Someone, Somewhere, Who Wants to Vote for HimThe Democratic primaries might be anyone’s game to lose, except for the New York mayor.
  3. vision 2020
    Why Can’t the Irreligious Have Their Own Presidential Candidate?It’s an opening that someone in a huge Democratic presidential field — maybe de Blasio? — might consider exploiting.
  4. why why why
    I Tried to Find a New Yorker Who Wants de Blasio as President. It Wasn’t Easy.Even at the Park Slope Y, it was tough going.
  5. so you want to be president
    Bill de Blasio’s Presidential Run Is a Beautiful DisasterOn the pure pleasure of watching an entirely doomed campaign.
  6. infestations
    It’s the Rats’ City, We’re Just Living in ItIn cities across the country, rat sightings are on the rise.
  7. last night on late night
    Election 2020: Jimmy Kimmel Doesn’t Like Bill de Blasio’s ChancesWhen your Good Morning America appearance is protested, it doesn’t bode well.
  8. vision 2020
    De Blasio ’20 Is Ridiculous, But Not That RidiculousNow that the mayor has ignored everyone’s advice and is running for president, it’s time to treat him just like any other doomed candidate.
  9. so you want to be president
    De Blasio Campaign Announcement Scooped by High-School JournalistIt’d make for an impressive college essay, but junior journalist Gabe Fleisher is already phenomenally overqualified.
  10. vision 2020
    De Blasio Launches 2020 Bid by Touting What He’s Done for Ungrateful New YorkersWith a video touting his progressive record, the mayor becomes the 23rd candidate to enter the race, against pretty much everyone’s wishes.
  11. vision 2020
    De Blasio Campaign Announcement Scooped by High School JournalistIt’d make for an impressive college essay, but junior journalist Gabe Fleisher is already phenomenally overqualified.
  12. bill de blasio
    De Blasio’s Trump Tower Event Derailed by ‘You Suck’ ChantsThe flak at Trump Tower might not bode well for his coming decision on running for president, slated for later this week.
  13. climate change
    Emissions From Trump’s NYC Properties Could Lead to Millions in FinesMayor Bill de Blasio held a rally at Trump Tower Monday to highlight greenhouse gas emissions from Trump Organization properties.
  14. vision 2020
    Bill de Blasio Gets Ready for a Late, Awkward Run for PresidentHe’s barely showing up in the polls and New Yorkers hate the idea — but, yes, it appears he’s going to do it.
  15. vision 2020
    Who Hasn’t Told Bill de Blasio That He Shouldn’t Run for President?From aides to his wife to most New Yorkers, Bill de Blasio is getting a lot of negative feedback on his potential campaign. Nevertheless, he persists.
  16. vision 2020
    Bill de Blasio Is Reportedly Running for President, for Some Unfathomable ReasonPractically the whole political world has told the mayor not to become the 22nd candidate in the 2020 field.
  17. vision 2020
    Two More Long Shots, Bullock and Bennet, to Join Vast 2020 Presidential FieldTwo moderate Westerners with solid résumés but little national name ID are joining the already 20-strong field, with no clear path to victory.
  18. politics
    Some NYC Pre-K Teachers Can’t Make Ends Meet. Now They’re Preparing to Strike.Kids are never too young to learn what scabbing is.
  19. vision 2020
    De Blasio Is Preparing to Embarrass Himself and the Entire State of New YorkEvery indicator screams “No!” at New York’s mayor. But he seems determined to run anyway.
  20. loyalists
    The ‘Chaos and Drama’ of Trump’s Woman in New YorkLongtime Trump-family employee Lynne Patton has brought her boss’s bombastic style to a HUD job formerly held by wonks and insiders.
  21. the city
    Barging In: City Suit Seeks to Sink Sailing SignageA new lawsuit from the de Blasio administration aims to ground a Florida company that has been floating billboards in New York waters since last fall.
  22. cityscape
    The De Blasio Climate Plan Is Big, Ambitious, and Very VagueBut it does make clear what a huge job it will be to keep the ocean out of lower Manhattan.
  23. education
    The Promise of Integration Has Not Been Fulfilled in NYC SchoolsJust 190 black children were offered admission to New York City’s specialized public high schools on Monday, out of 4,800. Here’s why that matters.
  24. proposals
    My New Plan to Climate-Proof Lower ManhattanOver the coming years, we will spend up to $10 billion to extend the downtown waterfront as much as 500 feet into the East River.
  25. school lunches
    All New York City Public Schools Will Adopt Meatless MondaysStarting in the 2019–2020 school year.
  26. the top line
    The Amazon Deal Implosion Will Make It Hard to Do the Next Deal. Good.That will likely save New York taxpayers money and promote a healthy separation between the public and private sectors.
  27. the top line
    Cuomo and de Blasio’s Plan Doesn’t Fix the Biggest Subway ProblemEveryone needs to know who is in charge.
  28. 2020 presidential election
    Bill de Blasio’s Lost WeekendThe mayor returned to Iowa as part of his public consideration of a presidential run, and struggled with weather, logistics, and small audiences.
  29. amazon
    How Cuomo, de Blasio, and Bezos Blew the Amazon DealNo one took responsibility for selling it. In the vacuum left by the company, the mayor, and the governor, opponents pounced.
  30. nyc public schools
    NYC Elite School Alumni President: Calling School ‘Segregated’ Makes Me Feel BadSegregation is about systems, not sentiment.
  31. the city politic
    Why Bill de Blasio Is Acting Like a 2020 CandidateHe’s not taking any of the steps a serious candidate would be taking. But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have a strategy.
  32. fuggedaboutit
    NYC Mayor Likens MTV’s Staten Island Reality Show As ‘Shameless Ratings Grab’Made in Staten Island won’t drive any tourism, that’s for sure.
  33. city politic
    Mayor de Blasio Aims to Guarantee All New Yorkers a Paid VacationIf the mayor’s call for two weeks of paid vacation a year passes, New York could become the first U.S. city to mandate paid time off.
  34. politics
    NYC Care Is Coming, and So Is the Health-Care Reform WaveBill de Blasio’s universal health-care proposal is part of a trend.
  35. separate and unequal
    America Is Sacrificing Black Education for a False MeritocracyA plan to integrate New York City’s elite public high schools has sparked outrage, exposing racial fault lines old and new.
  36. cityscape
    Here’s a Solution for Fixing the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway: Get Rid of ItNew York City wants to spend billions upgrading a perpetually jammed roadway. Bad idea.
  37. cityscape
    Amazon Can’t Monopolize New York CityThe company shouldn’t be seen as a threat. Besides, the world’s great urban center of commerce doesn’t tell anyone to get out of town.
  38. new york city housing authority
    Don’t Expect Ben Carson to Fix New York City’s Housing WoesNew York City’s public housing is in shambles, but a federal receivership probably won’t help.
  39. the top line
    Why Amazon Gets Whatever It WantsPublic trust is a priceless asset. And critics of the Long Island City HQ2 deal are underestimating its importance.
  40. the top line
    Why New York Is Paying Amazon $3 Billion to Do What Google Will Do for FreeThe idea is that it’s very important that Amazon is going to Queens, and that by doing so, it will serve two key goals for the city. But is that true?
  41. bill de blasio
    Cuomo Antagonist Bill de Blasio Won’t Endorse Cynthia NixonHe’s staying out of the race, but it’s no secret who he wants to win.
  42. new york politics
    Can Andrew Cuomo Win by Being Andrew Cuomo Again?Even as he’s pushed leftward, the governor thinks there’s still plenty of elbow room for a Democrat like him.
  43. business
    Is New York Cracking Down on Airbnb to Help Local Residents or Hotels?Supporters of new Airbnb regulation argue that it drives up rents, but opponents say the hotel industry–backed law will only deprive locals of income.
  44. nightlife
    Mayor’s Office Announces Nightlife Advisory BoardThe 14-member board, which includes rapper Kurtis Blow and LGBTQ activist Marti Gould Cummings, will work with nightlife mayor Ariel Palitz.
  45. nightlife
    Is This the Person Who Can Finally Solve New York Nightlife?Grabbing tacos with the city’s first-ever “night mayor.”
  46. new york city
    The Man Who Is Glitterbombing New York City Politics“I feel like I am playing with the house money here,” says Corey Johnson. “I mean, I can’t believe I am Speaker! I can’t believe I am Speaker!”
  47. city politics
    The First Lady of New York City Believes Weed Should Be LegalizedBut the Mayor is “not there yet.”
  48. Cynthia Nixon Could Mount a Primary Challenge to CuomoThe incumbent governor would like a lefty-free route to reelection and perhaps a 2020 presidential contest. But Cynthia Nixon could stand in his way.
  49. new york beginnings
    The Crime-Fighting Program That Changed New York ForeverIs CompStat’s main legacy safe streets or stop and frisk?
  50. Bill de Blasio Is Back in IowaBut not because he’s thinking about running for president.
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