- New York political leader Basil Paterson dies Updated: Apr-17-14 12:46 pm
- De Blasio has victories, missteps in 1st 100 days Updated: Apr-09-14 6:41 am
- New York mayor aims to mend relations with press Updated: Apr-01-14 6:40 pm
- NYC mayor's next big push: affordable housing Updated: Mar-30-14 2:40 pm
NEW YORK - Basil Paterson, a longtime New York political powerhouse and the father of former Gov. David Paterson, has died, his family said Thursday. He was 87.
NEW YORK - Bill de Blasio, New York City's first Democratic mayor in a generation, has been in office nearly 100 days, a time marked by political hardball over pre-kindergarten, second-guessing over snowplows and an unfortunate attempt to eat pizza with a knife and fork.
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio's relationship with New York City's press since taking office at the beginning of the year was initially marked with several missteps, creating unflattering tabloid headlines and helping to drag down his approval ratings in the eyes of the public.
NEW YORK - Now that state lawmakers have closed a budget deal to fund prekindergarten in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio is ready to turn to the next items on his sweeping liberal agenda: massively expanding affordable housing, increasing wages for the working class and overhauling the city's recovery from Superstorm Sandy.