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De Blasio tries to bat away ‘quid-pro-quo’ claims with hotels union

Mayor Bill de Blasio struggled Friday to bat away quid-pro-quo allegations reported by The Post over City Hall’s pro-Hotel Trades Council policy reversal — which came as the politically powerful union gave hi...

De Blasio tries to bat away ‘quid-pro-quo’ claims with hotels union

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De Blasio gets hotel union endorsement after Airbnb crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio gained his first major endorsement in his quixotic presidential quest from the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council — following his administration’s crackdown on union ri...
18:42, 06/05/2019

De Blasio taps powerful union leader to help him run City Hall Mayor Bill de Blasio has hired a powerful union leader with a long history of pushing his pet projects to help run City Hall. Hizzoner announced Monday that Alison Hirsh, vice president and political ...
10:56, 09/10/2019

De Blasio slammed by police union over anti-cop ‘chaos’ in Brooklyn "How are cops supposed to do our job in this environment? When will @NYPDNews or @NYCMayor @BilldeBlasio stand up & say enough is enough?" the Police Benevolent Association fumed on Twitter....
06:00, 08/19/2019

De Blasio can’t escape police union protesters on the campaign trail Mayor Bill de Blasio was welcomed in South Carolina Saturday by a retired NYPD officer who was protesting him. The mayor, on a swing through the state just days after joining the crowded Democratic fi...
03:14, 05/20/2019

NYPD union plans protest against de Blasio before primary debate Mayor Bill de Blasio can’t escape the long arm of the NYPD’s biggest union as he continues his quixotic quest for White House. Nearly two dozen members of the city’s Police Benevolen...
20:42, 06/26/2019

NYC police union protests de Blasio in Detroit hours before debate A local police union president blasted Bill de Blasio at an NYPD union protest of the mayor outside the Democratic debate venue in Motor City Wednesday....
10:56, 08/01/2019

Nearly 70% of de Blasio 2020 donors are hotel workers tied to powerful union Mayor Bill de Blasio has repeatedly touted the “grassroots” nature of his quixotic presidential campaign but nearly 70 percent of his donors are tied to a single union — the powerful...
04:00, 08/17/2019

De Blasio blasts ‘reprehensible’ NYPD union over response to Pantaleo firing Mayor Bill de Blasio blasted the NYPD’s top union on Monday night following the Police Benevolent Association’s call for a vote of “no confidence” against him and the police commissioner. ...
15:00, 08/20/2019

Union backing de Blasio 2020 bid scores major City Hall favor Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered the Department of City Planning to study mandatory permitting for all new hotels across the city, an unprecedented move that would give the politically powerful Hotel ...
09:00, 08/27/2019

Police union slams de Blasio’s no-bail program for teens charged in violent crimes New York City’s largest police union on Tuesday slammed Mayor de Blasio’s no-bail plan for teens charged with violent crimes, saying it “flies in the face” of the work cops do ...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Police union calls Mayor Bill de Blasio 'full of sh--' for offering condolences after officer's suicide The Sergeants Benevolent Association attacked New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Twitter Thursday saying the 2020 candidate is "full of sh--" after he tweeted his condolences for the death of police off...
05:56, 06/28/2019

NYPD union calls for de Blasio’s removal, commissioner’s resignation in wake of Garner officer's firing The New York Police Department union on Wednesday delivered a unanimous vote of no confidence in Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill – calling for their removal and resignation, r...
23:56, 08/28/2019

NYPD union rips de Blasio over Eric Garner cop case, warns police department is ‘frozen’ The New York Police Department union on Friday tore into Mayor Bill de Blasio over his handling of the case of the police officer charged in the 2014 death of Eric Garner -- accusing him of putting hi...
14:56, 08/04/2019

De Blasio claims he’s running NYC full-time as he campaigns for president Well, that didn’t age well. Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed to a liberal podcast host in a pre-recorded interview that he is putting in full days running New York City even as he mounts a quixotic ...
19:14, 09/04/2019

De Blasio campaign finance move violated federal rules, watchdog claims A conservative watchdog group in Washington filed an ethics complaint with federal regulators alleging that Mayor Bill de Blasio violated the law by leaning on his state political account to pick up t...
04:28, 08/02/2019

East Village building owner claims de Blasio blocked renovations to benefit donor The owner of a long-empty East Village building that once housed PS 64 has filed suit against the mayor, the city and the Department of Buildings for allegedly thwarting his attempts to develop it int...
15:14, 09/12/2019

Andy Biggs: De Blasio, Swalwell making 'outrageous' claims about Trump; it's unclear why they're running in 2020 It's unclear why New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., are running for president in 2020, according to Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz....
04:42, 06/15/2019

Top union hit with 'unfair practices' claim by union for its office workers The union representing office workers for the Service Employees International Union filed an unfair practices complaint against the larger union Thursday with the National Labor Relations Board....
11:00, 05/31/2019

10 of Europe's best new seaside hotels Looking to stay close to the beach? Check out (and maybe check in to) these stylish, recently opened hotels and apartments from Latvia to Las Palmas On a remote and rocky hillside on the Mani peninsul...
08:42, 06/11/2019

Hotels become immigration battleground DETROIT (AP) – There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested b...
01:14, 07/22/2019

Teaching Hotels: Why You Might Want to Stay In One At teaching hotels, including Cornell University’s Statler, you don’t just get top-of-the-class service, you’re part of the lesson plan. Plus: Hotel pros on how to score an upgrade and other tips on a...
23:28, 09/11/2019

The best new hotels and renovated resorts in the Hamptons Gurney’s Star Island Resort & Marina, Montauk The long-awaited renovation of the old Montauk Yacht Club is the buzziest news on the East End. Debuting Memorial Day weekend, the 107-room property will ...
14:56, 05/23/2019

5 thrilling new NYC hotels to visit this summer TWA Hotel (JFK Airport) Finally, a reason to thank the airlines for your delay! After nearly two decades of disuse, Eero Saarinen’s petite TWA terminal — a Space Age icon that defined the Golden Era o...
14:56, 07/03/2019

10 of the best luxury seaside hotels in Greece Filled with lavish amenities ranging from private helicopter transportation and personal butlers, these luxurious seaside hotels offer some of the best places to stay Greece....
20:56, 09/10/2019

Hotels pressured not to help ICE detain migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigrati...
19:28, 07/21/2019

Hotels with Instagram-perfect views With the explosion in popularity of Instagram, it increasingly feels like you haven't really been on vacation until you've carefully crafted and posted that all-important shot from your hotel, haciend...
13:00, 09/09/2019

7 luxurious hotels loved by royalty From the British Windsors to the Aga Khan to Monaco's House of Grimaldi, privacy and discretion is paramount for royals when traveling. First-class hospitality, personalized service and luxury ameniti...
21:00, 07/19/2019

One in seven hotels on TripAdvisor might use fake reviews Hotels in tourist destinations had "striking" patterns of five-star reviews posted by one-time contributors, according to UK consumer group Which? Travel....
02:56, 09/07/2019

10 of the best hotels, B&Bs and apartments in Brittany, France Brittany’s rugged coastline is dotted with great places to stay, from cool contemporary hotels to the watering hole where ‘Onion Johnnies’ once knocked back ciderThe characterful Ty Mad hotel, whose n...
18:42, 07/13/2019

3 of the chicest British seaside hotels Fish and chips on the sand, buckets and spades — it simply isn't summer without a trip to the seaside. But where to stay once you're there? Anna van Praagh rounds up three of the best British beach ho...
08:14, 07/25/2019

These art-filled hotels could moonlight as museums This summer, if you’re looking for a weekend escape that doesn’t skimp on culture, consider these six hotels. They’re easy to get to — but more to the point, they’re all within reach of world-class ar...
07:14, 05/22/2019

These hotels get the best marks from guests, according to J.D. Power rankings According to the J.D. Power study, quality of sleep is the most important part of a guest's hotel stay.       ...
16:56, 07/24/2019

Choice Hotels CEO on the state of the travel industry Pat Pacious, Choice Hotels CEO, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss the state of the U.S. travel industry and why he sees now as a great time for consumers....
05:28, 09/06/2019

Checking In at Trump Hotels, for Kinship (and Maybe Some Sway) To ethics lawyers, the most extraordinary aspect of the daily merging of President Trump’s official duties and his commercial interests is that it has now become almost routine....
21:14, 09/07/2019

10 of the best family-friendly hotels and villas in Greece From the peaks of the Peloponnese to Greek island beaches, all these places to stay have lots of character plus fun, child-friendly featuresIt’s rare to find a hotel that appeals to children of all ag...
15:56, 06/02/2019

Hotels Have Piled On the Brands. In a Downturn, That Could Be a Problem. As the long bull market shows signs of fatigue, some industry analysts are starting to ask: What will become of all the upstart brands when the economy sours?...
01:28, 08/27/2019

Goldman Sachs in talks to buy B&B Hotels from PAI Partners Goldman Sachs is in talks to buy B&B Hotels from private equity firm PAI Partners, the companies said on Monday, in a deal which an earlier report from the Financial Times said could be worth 1.9 bill...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Hotels to use QR codes to prove sheets are clean A new service will let guests in China see how clean their sheets are simply by scanning a QR code. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
18:56, 07/17/2019

Florida mayor: Trump hotels should take in migrants A possible government plan to send migrants who are in federal custody to South Florida sparked concern from local officials this week, and one mayor offered a proposal of his own....
04:42, 05/18/2019

"Best In World": Trump Praises One Of His Hotels On Twitter President Donald Trump used his official Twitter feed to tout an accolade for one of his hotels, despite claims that he has violated ethics laws by using his hotel chain for government business....
23:56, 09/13/2019

| Trump denies anything improper in officials' use of his hotels President Donald Trump has denied anything improper in the use by military personnel and Vice President Mike Pence of his luxury golf resorts while on official travel abroad....
07:14, 09/10/2019

These are the airlines and hotels with the most-satisfied travelers, according to new survey When it comes to customer satisfaction, airlines and travel websites seem to be moving in the right direction in pleasing patrons. Hotels? Not so much.        ...
19:28, 04/30/2019

The best cities, hotels and airlines, according to Travel + Leisure Looking for the best city to visit? The best hotel to stay in? The best tour company? Look no further than Travel + Leisure's latest rankings.       ...
17:14, 07/10/2019

How to Check Resort Fees at Major Hotels When you find a particularly fantastic deal for a hotel stay at a beach town, you might see the rate skyrocket when you agree to book—these are “resort fees.”...
19:00, 06/25/2019

Hopper expands price predictions to 270,000 hotels in 230 countries Hopper, which uses AI and machine learning to predict travel rates, is expanding its hotel price predictions to roughly 270,000 properties around the globe.Read More...
17:14, 06/20/2019

10 of the best railway hotels in Europe: readers’ travel tips A friendly welcome and comfortable bed are just the tonic after a long journey: our tipsters know the best hotels near stations from the Med to the TirolCerbère is the last village in France before Sp...
10:56, 05/02/2019

IHG hotels to ditch travel-sized amenities to help environment The hospitality company that owns the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotel chains announced Tuesday it's ditching travel-sized bathroom amenities to cut down on plastic waste. ...
01:42, 08/01/2019

US hotels caught in fight over housing detained migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and...
23:42, 07/22/2019

Sri Lanka hotels grapple with cancellations after bombing attack Hotels in Sri Lanka are seeing an influx of cancellations following the bombing attack that killed at least 253 people on Easter Sunday.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Traveling with a furry friend? No problem. These hotels allow pets Taking a vacation often means leaving your beloved pets at home — but what if you didn't have to?       ...
16:14, 08/26/2019

These are the best travel rewards programs for airlines and hotels, according to U.S. News U.S. News & World Report released its Best Travel Rewards Programs rankings ⁠— a detailed look at travel loyalty programs that offer top benefits.       ...
18:56, 08/06/2019

Loews Hotels CEO says trade war makes U.S. less welcoming destination Loews Hotels CEO and Chairman Jonathan Tisch sits down with CNBC's Seema Mody at the NYU Hospitality Investment Conference in New York, where he speaks about the threat of tariffs on tourism and ...
05:56, 06/04/2019

Holiday Inn owner to ditch mini toiletries from 5,000 hotels InterContinental Hotels Group will switch to refillable bottles by 2021 to reduce plastic wasteInterContinental Hotels Group is ditching miniature shampoo, conditioner and body-wash bottles across its...
19:14, 07/30/2019

New Jersey man claims he was attacked for wearing 'MAGA' hat, claims teens shouted 'F--- Trump!' Police are investigating a New Jersey man’s claims that he was attacked Tuesday night by nearly two dozen people in New York because he was wearing a “Make American Great Again Hat.” ...
18:00, 08/02/2019

Apple's iPhone battery life claims are exaggerated, claims UK watchdog According to new tests conducted by UK consumer watchdog Which?, Apple is greatly overestimating the battery life of various iPhone models, with the iPhone XR falling particularly short of the manufac...
05:56, 05/06/2019

How this Hong Kong CEO from a billionaire family is reinventing hotels for millennials "When I look at Rosewood, I see myself as a target customer. So, that makes it quite easy to kind of craft the experiences, because I would be looking at the lens of the millennial travelers," Sonia C...
09:00, 05/31/2019

Explore the new North Fork: The buzziest hotels, restaurants and vineyards Sweet Stays Two new hotels (and another glam inn update) are debuting on the North Fork this season, placing the destination firmly on the New York City weekender’s map. The Menhaden (from $349), in r...
17:28, 05/24/2019

Sri Lanka’s hotels, beaches and eateries now empty of tourists Hotel occupancy across the island of Sri Lanka has plummeted by 85% to 90%. The tropical beaches, restaurants and shops are empty.        ...
18:28, 05/17/2019

Marriott Hotels Ditching Small Plastic Toiletry Bottles Marriott International, the world's largest hotel chain, said Wednesday it was ditching single-use toiletry bottles as part of plans to reduce its environmental impact....
04:14, 08/29/2019

I Slept on the Roof of a Honda Passport to Prove That Hotels Are for Suckers Data suggests that the vast majority of Americans have never slept on the roof of a midsize Japanese SUV, but almost everyone has stayed in a hotel. I’m here to tell you that you’re all suckers, and a...
21:42, 06/17/2019

Tarifa holiday guide: the best activities, bars, restaurants and hotels This beach town in the far south of Spain, only a windsurf away from Africa, mixes a surfer vibe with excellent nightlifeIt’s the most southerly town in mainland Europe, only 14km from Africa across t...
08:42, 06/01/2019

Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotels scrap miniature toiletries Guests at Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotels will no longer be able to pop miniature bottles of toiletries in their suitcase at the end of their break....
20:56, 07/30/2019

Booking.com Takes a Slice of Hotels' Lucrative Resort Fees Resort fees are becoming so ubiquitous that some online travel sites are looking to cash in on them. Booking.com has told its hotel partners in the U.S. that it would begin collecting a 15% commission...
18:42, 06/26/2019

Hotels, firms cut back on water use as taps run dry in India's Chennai Hotels in India's southern city of Chennai are rationing water for guests amid searing heat while companies limit showers as the city of 4.6 million faces its worst shortage in years....
16:00, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Park Hotels to buy Chesapeake Lodging Trust in a $2.7 bln deal Hotel owner Park Hotels & Resorts Inc on Monday agreed to buy smaller rival Chesapeake Lodging Trust in a cash and stock deal valued at $2.7 billion that would create the second biggest lodging real e...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Relaxation on the road: 8 luxury hotels with world-class spas Nothing relaxes quite like a proper spa treatment, and theses luxury resorts are making a splash with stunning settings and intricate treatments.        ...
00:28, 05/21/2019

Marriott Revenue Lags as Slower Economic Growth Pressures Hotels Marriott International posted weaker than expected revenue growth from guest stays in the latest period, but said its business is stable as it generates more money in fees and expands its portfolio....
18:42, 05/10/2019

Feds’ ID verification letters frighten eateries, hotels that hire immigrants The hospitality industry is rattled over a fresh wave of letters from the feds demanding the verification of employees’ Social Security numbers, The Post has learned. After a seven-year hiatus, the So...
08:28, 05/16/2019

Wake up and work out: Hotels increasingly offer in-room fitness amenities Forget the hotel gym: Many chains are incorporating workout gear right in guest rooms, including stationary bikes, yoga mats and resistance bands.       ...
14:28, 06/17/2019

'Person of interest' sought in 3 suspected arson fires at Hawaii hotels Authorities in Hawaii are investigating fires that they believe were intentionally set at three high-rise resort hotels near Waikiki Beach over the past four days, officials said Wednesday. ...
12:28, 08/08/2019

Toilet revolution and boutique hotels on curriculum at China party school Images of squat toilets flash on to the screen as around 80 men and a smattering of women listen intently to their teacher tell them of the importance of following President Xi Jinping's instructions ...
12:14, 06/26/2019

Tourism Suffers In Sri Lanka After Bomb Blasts Targeting Hotels, Churches Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka tumbled 7.5 percent in April from a year ago, as travellers shunned the island nation after the deadly Easter Sunday bombings, a senior official of the state tourism......
13:14, 05/07/2019

Arson has hit three separate Hawaii hotels this week; Honolulu police investigate The Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger, the Alohilani Resort and Hilton Hawaiian Grand Waikikian all experienced intentional fires this week.        ...
08:00, 08/08/2019

Tokyo 2020: U-turn as hotels agree to wheelchair rooms for Paralympics Promise by Japan that rooms will stay accessible as Paralympics legacy follows Guardian revelation that hotels wanted payment for conversionsThe Japanese government has promised that all hotel rooms t...
15:56, 06/10/2019

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
22:00, 04/28/2019

Holiday Inn hotels are ditching mini shampoos to cut waste and save the seas Holiday Inn and InterContinental Hotels are switching to bulk-size bathroom amenities as part of an effort to cut waste.       ...
16:56, 07/30/2019

Faux German heiress gets 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding NYC banks, hotels A faux German heiress, found guilty last month of swindling some $200,000 through a series of scams, was sentenced Thursday to four to 12 years behind bars....
02:28, 05/10/2019

German woman who faked being an heiress to defraud hotels, banks gets 4-12 years in prison The 28-year-old, who had played with her own tabloid image during the trial by wearing stylish dresses to court, looked despondent as the verdict was announced. She pressed her hand to her face and sq...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Millionaire evaded cops in wife’s slaying by staying in luxe Mexico hotels The California millionaire who was arrested last weekend for his wife’s 2012 slaying managed to elude capture for four years in Mexico by shacking up in luxury hotels and constantly moving aroun...
22:28, 08/06/2019

Gucci-Draped Life In Hotels Ends For Woman Who Conned Manhattan's Elite Anna Sorokin found her mark, and her marks, in the elite corners of Manhattan, and for years crafted an elaborate backstory of being a wealthy German heiress worth tens of millions of dollars....
05:28, 05/10/2019

Jalopnik I Slept on the Roof of a Honda Passport to Prove That Hotels Are for Suckers | Kotaku Why I Jalopnik I Slept on the Roof of a Honda Passport to Prove That Hotels Are for Suckers | Kotaku Why I Left Breath of the Wild Unfinished | io9 A Crew of VFX Artists Take on the CGI of the Star Wars Pre...
01:14, 06/18/2019

Pebble Beach car week isn't for budget travelers. Prices get jacked for tickets, hotels, even gas Thousands of people descend on the normally quiet Monterey Peninsula coast for what has come to be known as "Pebble Beach car week," but it is not an event for those on a tight budget....
14:56, 08/17/2019

Trump Report Card: Bolton firing, debt, hotels cloud week This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump sizing up his choices for a fourth national security adviser, cheering his Supreme Court endorsement of changing U.S. asylum policy and contin...
23:14, 09/14/2019

South Korean firm Yanolja that reinvented love hotels gets Booking, GIC funding Yanolja's gentrification of South Korean love hotels has brought the company a valuation of more than $1 billion from investors keen to capitalize on the globalization of a novel approach to short-sta...
22:56, 06/11/2019

Imran Khan To Stay At Envoy's Home, Avoid Expensive Hotels In US: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed his desire to stay at the country's ambassadors official residence in Washington instead of an expensive hotel during his three-day visit to the US......
15:00, 07/08/2019

These Key West hotels offer an ‘underwater library’ for book lovers Don’t you just love laying by the pool and reading a good book? What if you could actually be in the pool and continue to read it? Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.   &#...
00:14, 08/23/2019

Mecca's Finest Hotels Have 1 Main Selling Point To Grab Wealthy Pilgrims Five-star hotels with views of Islam's holiest site and luxury hajj pilgrimage packages are attracting a super-wealthy clientele and establishing Mecca as the capital of premium religious tourism....
16:42, 08/12/2019

Former baggage handler Surinder Arora named London's latest hotels billionaire A former baggage handler who started his business empire with four derelict houses near Heathrow has been named as London's newest billionaire hotelier....
20:42, 05/10/2019

Wisconsin too cheesy for Dems? Many 2020 delegates snag hotels closer to Chicago: reports Nearly half of the delegations scheduled to attend the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee next July will stay in hotels across the state line in Illinois -- stretching as far as the Chic...
11:00, 08/23/2019

How luxury hotels such as Biarritz’s Hôtel du Palais have helped shape history | Martin Kettle The venue for this weekend’s G7 summit played a pivotal role in Edwardian politicsFew hotels in the world can claim a more storied past than the Hôtel du Palais in Biarritz, where the G7 rich nation s...
11:00, 08/24/2019

The Leela Hotels Dilli 32 Restaurant Serves As The Perfect Gateway To The Ancient Indian Culinary E Dilli 32 of The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel serves a delightful variety of regional Indian cuisines, from Awadhi to North Indian, to Mughlai and to other provincial cuisines....
11:56, 06/27/2019

UN, world leaders, condemn Sri Lanka terrorist attacks targeting churches, hotels, which leave more than 200 dead More than 200 have been killed and hundreds injured by a series of explosions inside churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, as Christians gathered for services to celebrate Easter. In a statement, UN chief...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Fort Lauderdale tourists evacuated from hotels after water main break cripples beach town Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hotels are evacuating guests after a water main break has threatened an area water outage.       ...
00:00, 07/19/2019

Woman who posed as German heiress to swindle banks, hotels and friends sentenced to 4-12 years in prison NEW YORK (AP) — Woman who posed as German heiress to swindle banks, hotels and friends sentenced to 4-12 years in prison....
21:14, 05/09/2019

Trump financial disclosure shows revenue at major hotels and resorts held steady in 2018 NEW YORK (AP) — Trump financial disclosure shows revenue at major hotels and resorts held steady in 2018....
20:42, 05/16/2019

Half-Full Hotels and Cheap Rooms: Hong Kong Tourism Suffers Worst Month Since SARS The number of tourists visiting the city suffered one of the biggest drops on record in August, one of the clearest indications that months of antigovernment protests are decimating parts of the local...
15:28, 09/09/2019

De Blasio goes on TV and professes his love for ska Your move, Beto. Mayor Bill de Blasio went on CNN Tuesday and professed his love for ska — the Jamaican music genre that fused with punk in the mid-1990s. Hizzoner let it be known during a ̶...
03:00, 05/22/2019

De Blasio says NYC is ‘very jaded’ about Amazon Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the e-tailing giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to move to Manhattan’s West Side. “Look, if Amazon decides —...
23:56, 05/28/2019

De Blasio has found a new out-of-the-way gym in Brooklyn With his go-to Park Slope gym out of commission over contaminated water, Mayor Bill de Blasio is still making the 11-mile schlep from Gracie Mansion to a different Brooklyn YMCA — instead of a handful...
21:42, 07/08/2019

De Blasio’s presidential headquarters are near his gym Mayor de Blasio has found the ideal campaign headquarters for his improbable presidential bid — a converted vacuum factory that specializes in short-term leases and is a quick walk to his Brooklyn gym...
05:28, 05/24/2019

De Blasio: ‘We will tax the hell out of the wealthy’ Long-shot Democratic White House contender Bill de Blasio wasted no time at Wednesday's debate in highlighting his progressive credentials and in launching a broadside against the two top contenders s...
04:28, 08/01/2019

De Blasio to Fix the Country Like He Fixed the Subway New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to announce his 2020 campaign for president on Thursday, ending months of speculation, multiple news outlets reported late Wednesday afternoon....
00:56, 05/16/2019

De Blasio unites America — against his presidential bid Mayor Bill de Blasio pulled off an impossible feat Thursday by uniting Americans of all persuasions — against his quixotic presidential bid. True to form, de Blasio was late to join the Democratic pri...
09:28, 05/17/2019

De Blasio says he may drop out of 2020 race after Oct. 1 Mayor Bill de Blasio finally admitted Wednesday that it would be “really tough” to stay in the 2020 race if he doesn’t make the October Democratic primary debates. “I think the...
05:14, 09/05/2019

Not even a bomb threat can keep de Blasio from his Brooklyn gym Nothing can deter Mayor Bill de Blasio from his near-daily excursion to Park Slope. Hizzoner insisted on getting in his morning workout Wednesday even after the Park Slope YMCA received a racist bomb ...
17:14, 07/24/2019

Bill de Blasio Actually Had a Good Idea Bill de Blasio has been called many things: an “opportunist,” “an “asshole,” an alleged groundhog murderer, a perpetrator of rodent genocide, and according to my colleague Nick Martin, a “real person ...
00:42, 07/24/2019

Why New Yorkers mock Bill de Blasio New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's longshot presidential campaign rollout was greeted on Thursday morning with a loud and persistent round of Bronx cheers from police union protesters, a bitter welcome f...
23:56, 05/17/2019

De Blasio says ICE raids on immigrants already underway NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s getting reports that a nationwide crackdown on immigrants facing deportation is already underway in his city. The sweeps were expected to ...
19:00, 07/14/2019

‘Average guy’ de Blasio says he’s not elite enough for Met Gala Mayor Bill de Blasio has a mansion and a motorcade, but he still claimed Monday that the reason he doesn’t go to the Met Gala is because it’s for “elites” — and not regul...
03:56, 05/07/2019

De Blasio Got Their Donations. Their Votes for President? Not So Much. The Times asked donors to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s federal political action committee if he should be president. Their answers showed why he is viewed as such an outsider....
10:28, 05/28/2019

De Blasio a hit with Republicans for all the wrong reasons The mayor ranks among the top most-talked-about Democratic 2020 primary candidates online, but the majority of the Web chatter is coming from conservatives mocking his quixotic run....
06:56, 05/28/2019

CNN debate rules could handcuff de Blasio Mayor Bill de Blasio’s loose lips could cost him during this week’s Democratic debate. CNN’s stringent debate rules will dock time from candidates who continually interrupt during th...
00:00, 07/30/2019

De Blasio says he qualifies for first 2020 debate Mayor Bill de Blasio says he made the cut for the first Democratic presidential candidates’ debate later this month. The long-shot 2020 contender said Wednesday that he received a text from DNC Chair ...
06:42, 06/13/2019

Bill de Blasio is running for president. But can he do his day job? The N.Y. mayor is raising the question: Can you be in charge of a city of 8.6 million opinionated people, and run for president simultaneously, and do either of them well?...
16:28, 07/31/2019

Bill de Blasio all but admits he’ll never be president Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday all but admitted what the rest of the country already knows: He has a snowball’s chance in hell of becoming president. During his weekly appearance on WYNC radio’s “The ...
21:00, 05/03/2019

De Blasio would rather promote his campaign than NYC accomplishments Mayor Bill de Blasio’s priorities seemed firmly aligned with his on-life-support presidential campaign Tuesday as he skipped two chances to tout his administration’s accomplishments — for an interview...
02:56, 09/04/2019

De Blasio takes aim at ‘out of touch’ Joe Biden Mayor de Blasio on Thursday fired a broadside at frontrunner Joe Biden, asserting that he was the better candidate to take on President Trump because the ex-veep was “out of touch” with today’s progre...
20:28, 06/27/2019

De Blasio says Cuba, Nicaragua have gone astray NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the Cuban and Nicaraguan revolutions have gone astray, a day after he was criticized for quoting a Cuban revolutionary slogan. De Blasio was ask...
23:42, 06/28/2019

De Blasio says it’s totally ‘normal’ that everyone is laughing at him Mayor Bill de Blasio had a no-sweat reaction Tuesday to the onslaught of late-night roasts over his presidential bid. The 2020 Democratic long shot was greeted on CNN’s “New Day” wit...
19:42, 05/21/2019

De Blasio faces new questions in Che Guevara controversy Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a fresh round of questioning Friday about co-opting a Communist rallying cry made famous by Che Guevara – and offered up the same lame excuse. “You can ask 1,000...
01:00, 06/29/2019

Cuomo agrees with Post editorial — but won’t ax de Blasio Gov. Andrew Cuomo agreed on Monday with a front-page Post editorial demanding Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ouster for being an absentee mayor — but said he wasn’t ready to “exercise my legal authority” to m...
05:14, 07/16/2019

De Blasio makes DNC debate despite lackluster donations Mayor Bill de Blasio secured a coveted spot for the first Democratic presidential primary debate later this month — despite his failure to get at least 65,000 donors. The Democratic National Committee...
02:00, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Trump and de Blasio already trading insults NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joining the Democratic presidential race (all times local): 9 a.m. Within an hour of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joining the Dem...
15:42, 05/16/2019

O’Neill OK with de Blasio’s debate comments, son Dante’s op-ed New York City’s top cop has no problem with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s debate remarks about teaching his biracial son to “protect” himself from the NYPD – or with son, Dante,...
03:56, 07/03/2019

New hires drive gender pay gap in de Blasio administration Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to splurge on the salaries of his controversial schools chancellor and new public-housing chairman isn’t just costing taxpayers — it’s also led to a glaring gender pay ...
08:28, 07/08/2019

De Blasio will actually be in New York for weekend heat wave He’s hot off the trail! Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to stick out this weekend’s heat wave in the Big Apple, rather than hitting the campaign trail — after he took heat for being out chasing h...
20:28, 07/17/2019

De Blasio: Dems talk too much about impeaching Trump Mayor Bill de Blasio argued that Democrats are talking too much about impeaching President Donald Trump — and not enough about working class issues — during his first appearance as a presidential cand...
02:00, 06/07/2019

De Blasio’s son, Dante, hits campaign trail with his dad Dante de Blasio hit the campaign trail for his father in Indianapolis on Friday, delivering brief remarks in which he praised the mayor and ex-President Barack Obama and took a swipe at President Trum...
19:56, 07/19/2019

Even de Blasio’s staff think his presidential bid is a joke, say insiders Just months after Mayor de Blasio launched his presidential campaign, multiple mayoral staffers described an atmosphere of mockery and bafflement at Hizzoner’s bid....
05:56, 07/28/2019

A Hypebeast Rates Bill de Blasio's New 2020 Fit New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has a new job: candidate for president. And as part of his big entrance to national politics, someone somewhere decided the towering 6'5" mayor should get s...
01:00, 05/18/2019

De Blasio is the least-liked Democratic candidate in 2020 race Mayor Bill de Blasio has the highest negative rating among 23 Democratic presidential contenders — a staggering 45 percent of American voters dislike him, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll...
22:56, 05/21/2019

Sean Hannity and Bill de Blasio pop the ratings for Fox Fox News’ Wednesday night reboot of “The Odd Couple” — an energetic hour-long appearance by ultra-left Mayor Bill de Blasio on conservative host Sean Hannity’s talk show ...
05:42, 08/09/2019

Even de Blasio isn’t sold on his 2020 campaign dream Dollar Bill is hedging his bets. Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s been pleading with people to pledge as little as a buck to support his quixotic bid for the White House, has hired a “lean and ...
03:00, 05/22/2019

De Blasio calls for ban on helicopters flying over Manhattan Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a prohibition against helicopters flying over Manhattan in the wake of Monday’s deadly chopper crash in Midtown. “I think we need a full ban on any helicopters going ov...
00:14, 06/15/2019

De Blasio says his New York chops are enough to beat Trump Mayor de Blasio said his progressive political message appeals to voters across the country and his brand of New York campaigning has enough heft to unseat President Trump. “You can tell this gu...
22:28, 05/19/2019

Bill de Blasio Just Can't Get the 'Normal Human Being' Thing Down Despite what the polls might lead you to believe, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio is a real person running for the real office of President of the United States....
23:28, 06/24/2019

De Blasio blasted over homeless man living near Ground Zero Tourists and New Yorkers around Ground Zero are getting a fresh look at how Mayor de Blasio is handling the homelessness crisis — and they don't like what they see....
00:28, 05/23/2019

De Blasio ‘exploded’ over comparison to Donald Trump Mayor Bill de Blasio’s mind “exploded” when a reporter compared him to President Donald Trump at a Bronx press conference Tuesday. De Blasio was ducking media questions about a Depar...
01:56, 05/08/2019

De Blasio blasts AOC over ‘concentration camp’ comments Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for saying the Trump administration is housing immigrants in “concentration camps” at the Mexican border on MSNBC Wednesday. “...
13:42, 06/20/2019

Chirlane McCray: America will like Bill de Blasio once they ‘get to know him’ It took Mayor Bill de Blasio’s wife weeks to warm up to her future husband during his “persistent” courtship in the early 1990s, and first lady Chirlane McCray believes it’s only a matter of time befo...
10:00, 08/03/2019

De Blasio bungles presidential debate before it starts MIAMI, Fla — Mayor Bill de Blasio managed to bungle Wednesday night’s debate before it even started. De Blasio’s upstart presidential campaign introduced labor leader Stuart Appelbau...
05:42, 06/27/2019

De Blasio vows to reject money from lobbyists — seriously He rose to power off the generosity of high-priced lobbyists seeking access to City Hall, yet Mayor Bill de Blasio now says his pipe-dream presidential campaign won’t be accepting donations from lobby...
01:56, 05/29/2019

New Yorkers take out billboards in Iowa to get de Blasio’s attention DETROIT, Mich. — They can’t get his attention back home, so a group of Billionaires’ Row residents is taking their battle with Mayor Bill de Blasio over a homeless shelter planned fo...
23:42, 07/31/2019

De Blasio: New York blackout ‘handled well’ though he was away in Iowa Outage left about 72,000 Manhattan residents without powerMayor running ‘quixotic' campaign for Democratic nominationNew York City mayor Bill de Blasio has brushed off criticism that he was in Iowa ca...
23:14, 07/14/2019

De Blasio apologizes at Dem convention: ‘I’m sorry you got to know Donald Trump’ Mayor de Blasio apologized on behalf of New Yorkers for the Trump presidency Saturday as he continued his long-shot White House bid in New Hampshire. “Let me issue a formal apology on behalf of the pe...
08:42, 09/08/2019

The Latest: De Blasio apologizes for revolutionary slogan MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on New York City mayor and presidential candidate Bill de Blasio shouting a Spanish slogan associated with Cuba’s revolution at a Miami airport workers rally (all times l...
01:00, 06/28/2019

De Blasio warns New Yorkers to take heat wave seriously As New Yorkers prepare to deal with record temps on Sunday — again — Mayor Bill de Blasio urged residents to take the weekend heatwave seriously. “This is really serious. This is not business a...
16:14, 07/21/2019

Bill de Blasio announces 2020 presidential bid New York mayor, who traveled to early primary states such as Iowa, says he is running ‘because it’s time we put working people first’New York’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, has jumped into the 2020 presiden...
18:42, 05/16/2019

‘Jaded’ de Blasio has bungled NYC’s relationship with Amazon Last week in an exclusive story in The Post, it was reported that Amazon is looking very closely at a couple of extremely large spaces in Midtown. While most mayors would be thrilled and bending over ...
03:56, 06/02/2019

Trump is more popular than de Blasio in New York: poll More New Yorkers like President Trump than they like Mayor de Blasio, according to a poll by Sienna College. The embarrassing survey showed that statewide only 29 percent of voters have a favorable vi...
18:14, 06/11/2019

De Blasio presidential campaign raises just $1.1M for 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio raised $1.1 million for his quixotic presidential campaign, according to his campaign spokeswoman. That amount is less than half the $2.3 million that fellow 2020 contender and Ne...
00:28, 07/16/2019

Con Ed taking 30K people off power for repairs, says de Blasio The move, which was announced in a tweet by Mayor de Blasio, was ultimately done so Con Ed could "make repairs and prevent a bigger outage" following the string of blackouts that were reported earlier...
05:14, 07/22/2019

De Blasio is no one’s choice for president in Iowa: poll Mayor de Blasio didn’t even register in a new Iowa poll that shows former Vice President Biden’s support slipping but Pete Buttigieg surging among the field of Democratic presidential hope...
20:56, 06/09/2019

De Blasio whines about DNC debate rules that could leave him out Mayor Bill de Blasio whined Monday night that the Democratic National Committee’s rules for September’s presidential debates are so tough that it could make it all but impossible for pipe-dream campai...
04:14, 06/11/2019

De Blasio postpones announcing 2020 presidential bid Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed Monday he will not make an announcement about his much-teased presidential ambitions this week, following a weekend of heated speculation and more resources shifting fro...
03:56, 05/07/2019

Bill de Blasio refuses to help Amazon return to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the retail giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to move to Manhattan’s West Side. “Look, if A...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Graffiti complaints up more than 50 percent in de Blasio’s New York Graffiti, the scourge that former Police Commissioner Bill Bratton once described as the “first sign of urban decay,” has exploded in New York City in the last five years....
05:14, 06/30/2019

One of the First Outside Spending Pushes for 2020 Goes for Bill de Blasio A New York hotel union is directing donations to the mayor, with an eye on influencing the 2021 mayor’s race in addition to the 2020 presidential contest....
13:14, 06/20/2019

De Blasio tries to spin absence during blackout as a positive Mayor Bill de Blasio continued to make excuses on Monday for campaigning in Iowa during the Manhattan blackout — and actually tried to spin the blunder in his favor by claiming his role as a “chief ex...
18:14, 07/15/2019

Malliotakis trolls de Blasio while he’s campaigning in Iowa ​Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis ​trolled Mayor de Blasio as he spent the weekend campaigning in Iowa instead of attending the Puerto Rican Day Parade in Manhattan on Sunday. She retweeted...
20:56, 06/09/2019

NYC cyclists want de Blasio off 2020 campaign trail Mayor Bill de Blasio should stop running for president and focus on Big Apple cyclists getting run over, cycling enthusiasts said Sunday. The call came as more than 200 cyclist rallied for safe street...
01:00, 08/26/2019

NYC Mayor De Blasio Is Seeking Democratic Nod For President NEW YORK CITY (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he is running for president. The Democrat announced his bid with a video released by his campaign early Thursday morning. In announcing his...
14:28, 05/16/2019

De Blasio’s town hall was a ratings disaster for CNN Mayor de Blasio made CNN’s ratings plummet almost as low as his poll numbers with his town-hall event Sunday night. Just 376,000 viewers nationwide tuned in to see Hizzoner for the 7 p.m. event, accor...
14:42, 08/27/2019

De Blasio’s White House bid hit with second ethics complaint Mayor Bill de Blasio’s legal headaches grew worse Wednesday as a second campaign finance watchdog filed a complaint that claims Hizzoner violated strict donor limits in federal campaign finance ...
23:14, 08/07/2019

De Blasio’s town hall a ratings disaster for CNN Mayor de Blasio made CNN’s ratings plummet almost as low as his poll numbers with his town-hall event Sunday night. Just 376,000 viewers nationwide tuned in to see Hizzoner for the 7 p.m. event, accor...
08:14, 08/27/2019

|PotentialsaleofAngloGoldmineputsjobsatrisk-union The announcement by AngloGold Ashanti that it is reviewing the possible sale of its remaining mining operations in SA prejudices job security, claims a union....
22:00, 05/09/2019

De Blasio says DOE official wrong for promoting pro-Carranza rally Mayor Bill de Blasio conceded Thursday that a top Department of Education official erred by urging underlings attend a political rally to support embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. De Blas...
05:14, 06/21/2019

De Blasio says anti-Semitism is strictly a ‘right-wing movement’ De Blasio said he did not agree with a claim by a reporter that there is also rising anti-Semitism "on the left in the BDS movement and around the world."...
07:42, 06/05/2019

PBA chief calls for vote of ‘no confidence’ in de Blasio, O’Neill NYPD cops erupted in fury at Police Commissioner James O’Neill on Monday for firing embattled Officer Daniel Pantaleo over his fatal arrest of Eric Garner five years ago. O’Neill announced his morale-...
15:00, 08/20/2019

De Blasio administration’s top lawyer Zachary Carter to retire The head lawyer for the city, Zachary Carter, will be retiring at the end of August after working in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration for six years, officials announced Friday. “It has been my pr...
22:14, 07/12/2019

Democrats fume that de Blasio keeps stealing their policy ideas He may be longing for a loftier official title, but Mayor Bill de Blasio has already been given a new nickname back at home — Bigfoot. The 6-foot-5 mayor — who on Thursday became the 23rd Democrat to ...
14:56, 05/16/2019

Bill de Blasio's 2020 Campaign Is Off to a Great Start! Well, he finally did it. Large New York City Mayor and rodent extermination enthusiast Bill de Blasio announced his candidacy for the 2020 presidential election on Thursday, ending months of extremely...
19:14, 05/16/2019

Bill de Blasio called a ‘liar’ by protesters outside GMA studio Bill de Blasio’s first interview as a presidential candidate was marred on Thursday by protesters chanting “Liar!” and “Can’t run the city! Can’t run the country!&#...
14:56, 05/16/2019

Bill de Blasio stays mum on fundraising data for 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio was keeping silent Monday about funding for his long-shot presidential bid — just hours after his campaign revealed it had yet to rack up 2,000 individual contributions. De Blasio...
21:14, 07/01/2019

De Blasio didn’t believe Trump’s ICE threats so he stayed in Iowa ​Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he campaigned in Iowa instead of being in the city after President Trump announced mass ICE raids on illegal immigrants because he didn’t believe the...
23:56, 07/17/2019

Cuomo rips de Blasio for being too slow to act in Garner case Gov. Andrew Cuomo injected himself into the roiling debate over the wrongful police death of Eric Garner on Wednesday by attacking Mayor Bill de Blasio for taking five years to bring administrative ch...
00:56, 07/18/2019

De Blasio calls Post ‘ludicrous’ for demanding his removal Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed it was “ludicrous” for The Post to demand he be removed or resign from office over his performance during the Manhattan blackout. “It makes absolutely no sense...
03:28, 07/16/2019

De Blasio taps former FEMA official as new emergency chief Mayor Bill de Blasio has tapped a former official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to head the city’s Office of Emergency Management – replacing Joseph Esposito, who was bizarrely fired in D...
01:56, 06/05/2019

Trump scorches de Blasio after 2020 announcement: ‘NYC HATES HIM!’ President Trump scorched Bill de Blasio on Thursday, just hours after the New York City mayor announced his 2020 White House bid, claiming that “NYC HATES HIM.”...
17:42, 05/16/2019

De Blasio tries to goad Trump into debate about NYC at BuzzFeed event Mayor Bill de Blasio is looking for some one-on-one time with President Trump. The mayor and long-shot presidential candidate on Thursday challenged Trump to a debate in New York during a variety show...
08:14, 07/26/2019

If New Yorkers won't back Bill de Blasio, nobody else will | Clio Chang The presidential aspirations of New York’s mayor seem doomed alreadyIn recent history, no other potential presidential candidate has had a more humiliating run of press coverage before even announcing...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Booker, de Blasio Hit Biden For Reminiscing About Working With Segregationists Sen. Cory Booker and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio harshly criticized Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden Wednesday over his comments about working with segregationist lawmakers in the past. In a ma...
23:14, 06/19/2019

Donald Trump Jr. rips into de Blasio’s expected presidential bid Donald Trump Jr. blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio’s expected presidential run as a “PR stunt” that’s “going nowhere.” Trump laid into the New York mayor Wednesday on Twitter, writing, “Rather than do a PR...
03:14, 05/16/2019

De Blasio offers to hold a parade honoring 9/11 first responders New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office said Friday that he would host a parade – or another type of event – to honor the 9/11 first responders as President Donald Trump prepares to si...
01:56, 07/27/2019

De Blasio begs for $1 donations to make September debates New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio resorted to begging for $1 donations during an interview Friday in a desperate attempt to meet the 130,000 contributor threshold to qualify for the third Democratic ...
01:56, 07/27/2019

Dante de Blasio reveals he feared cops in near-encounter Fresh off his dad mentioning “the talk” he had with him about dealing with police, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 21-year-old biracial son Dante has penned an op-ed in which he...
18:28, 07/01/2019

De Blasio bungles ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ attack on Joe Biden Someone needs to teach Bill de Blasio the difference between good and evil. The Big Apple mayor suffered an epic Twitter fail Wednesday when he bungled the classic Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde trope while ...
03:42, 06/06/2019

New Yorkers react after de Blasio announces presidential campaign Mayor Bill de Blasio needs to court Iowa farmers, Texas truckers and Washington software developers if he wants to win the presidency — but he can’t even get the guy who makes his breakfast to back hi...
09:28, 05/17/2019

De Blasio says Trump wants to ‘make America hate again’ with ICE raids Mayor de Blasio blasted President Trump for announcing that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would carry out raids nationally as a political ploy to scare immigrant communities and gin up his base ...
21:42, 07/14/2019

De Blasio misses deadline to hire NYCHA chair — again Mayor Bill de Blasio and federal authorities will miss their self-imposed deadline to select the next top boss for the city’s embattled Housing Authority for the second time, the administration ...
03:56, 05/14/2019

De Blasio whines about New York Post ‘attacking’ his 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio claims he’s gotten under Donald Trump skin by entering the 2020 race — but it seems more like it’s the New York Post that’s ruffled Big Bird’s feathers. The Democratic...
17:00, 05/17/2019

De Blasio still isn’t ready to talk about his 2020 policy proposals Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday he’s not ready to release policy proposals for his 2020 presidential bid — even though he’s been toying with the idea of a White House run for five m...
23:56, 05/17/2019

Actor Steve Buscemi among de Blasio’s top 2020 donors “Fargo” actor Steve Buscemi is among the donors who gave the maximum $2,800 to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s struggling presidential campaign. Buscemi, a fellow Park Slope denizen, also hel...
09:42, 07/16/2019

Bill de Blasio: why won't people take New York mayor's 2020 bid seriously? He runs the nation’s biggest city and has a record of progressive achievements. But his presidential bid has been met with mockeryMayor Bill de Blasio of New York runs the biggest city in the US which...
20:56, 05/17/2019

De Blasio insists he was in charge while campaigning during NYC power outage Mayor de Blasio made excuses Sunday for being almost 1,000-miles away as 73,000 New Yorkers went without power on Saturday night. As a 60-block swath of Manhattan suffered a five-hour blackout —...
19:00, 07/14/2019

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’ tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a mon...
08:42, 06/19/2019

De Blasio raked in contributions from hotel owners, developers He lost the battle of the mayors, but his base still came through. Although Mayor Bill de Blasio was crushed by South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg in the race to raise money for their president...
07:14, 07/17/2019

Trump slams AOC for being ‘disrespectful’ to Pelosi, rips de Blasio on ICE President Trump jumped into the festering feud between Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Nancy Pelosi on Friday — scolding the freshman New York lawmaker for being “disrespectful” to the House speaker. “I ...
22:56, 07/12/2019

Trump retweets Eric’s attack on de Blasio for ‘s–t’ leadership President Trump jumped into the spat between his younger son and Mayor Bill de Blasio by retweeting Eric’s attack on Hizzoner — in which he said “our great city has gone to s–t under your leader...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Heckles, Support, Shrugs: New Yorkers on de Blasio’s Presidential Bid Mayor Bill de Blasio, in announcing his campaign, described his city as “legendarily tough and big and complicated.” In their response, New Yorkers proved just how apt that was....
17:28, 05/16/2019

De Blasio turns to Facebook ads in scramble to raise money Mayor Bill de Blasio has turned to Facebook in an 11th hour scramble to meet the 65,000 donor threshold that would help him secure a coveted spot in the first Democratic presidential candidates’...
20:00, 05/20/2019

De Blasio staffers reportedly think White House bid is 'a joke' The skepticism over New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s bid for the presidency apparently is not limited to low poll numbers, as even his own staff members appear to doubt his chances....
18:00, 07/28/2019

Giuliani rips de Blasio as ‘Big Bird’ who ‘doesn’t go to work’ Former mayor Rudy Giuliani ridiculed Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential aspirations on Sunday — ripping him as “Big Bird” who “doesn’t go to work.” “It’s hilarious...
03:14, 05/20/2019

De Blasio defends Richard Carranza’s race agenda Mayor Bill de Blasio passionately defended city Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s race agenda Monday night, claiming a nine-member bipartisan coalition of city and state pols “should be ashamed o...
05:56, 06/18/2019

Trump mocks de Blasio's presidential candidacy U.S. President Donald Trump went on Twitter to mock New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday, after de Blasio announced that he's running for the Democratic presidential nomination. (May 17...
08:28, 05/17/2019

Bill de Blasio says decision about his 2020 bid coming ‘this week’ Mayor Bill de Blasio finally committed to providing a decision about his much-teased presidential ambitions “this week,” as speculation continues to mount despite sagging poll numbers and rough headli...
21:56, 05/13/2019

Woman who confronted de Blasio at gym rips him again during presidential forum "I asked you that you set aside more housing from your affordable housing plan for more homeless New Yorkers and you refused," homeless Nathylin Flowers Adesegun scolded the mayor through a video feed...
19:00, 08/21/2019

Bill de Blasio could lose his job over White House bid if he’s not careful Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential dreams had better not make him too neglectful of his day job -- or he could lose it, under a never-used clause in the city charter....
01:00, 05/19/2019

De Blasio continues feud with Trump, says he 'will not be welcome back' in NYC after presidency New York City mayor Bill De Blasio continued his attacks on President Trump on Thursday, calling for a debate between the two and indicating that Trump's home city will not welcome him back after he l...
03:28, 07/27/2019

City workers donating big to Dem presidential hopefuls just not de Blasio City employees are donating in droves to Democratic presidential hopefuls — just not their boss. Nearly 3,000 municipal workers, including several in City Hall, have collectively coughed up more than ...
06:00, 08/19/2019

Bill de Blasio is the least popular politician in New York: poll Presidential wannabe Mayor Bill de Blasio has the dubious distinction of being the single most unpopular political figure in the entirety of New York State, a stunning new survey reveals. The statewid...
21:14, 08/06/2019

Bill de Blasio roasted for tweeting ‘definitely not staged’ conversation with his son New York City Mayor and 2020 presidential hopeful Bill de Blasio was mocked on social media Monday after tweeting a conversation with his son, Dante, that many don’t believe to be authentic....
00:42, 06/25/2019

De Blasio: Citi Bikers may be required to wear helmets soon "I have thought about that," de Blasio said in response to a question at September's monthly crime stats press conference Wednesday. "That's something we're talking about inside the administration."...
05:14, 09/05/2019

O’Neill, de Blasio have different views of the latest crime stats It was a tale of two cities as the NYPD announced its monthly CompStat figures on Wednesday — with police officials acknowledging a “serious” surge in shootings since the firing of Officer...
05:14, 09/05/2019

Contaminated water shutters de Blasio’s gym in Park Slope It’s a good thing he’s out of town on the campaign trial, because Mayor Bill de Blasio’s favorite gym is out of commission. The Prospect Park YMCA in Park Slope — the one that ...
03:56, 07/05/2019

De Blasio on Trump: I 'get under his skin,' probes will 'lead to impeachment' New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential hoeful Bill de Blasio is trying to fight against negative polls and questions about his likability, while attacking President Trump, hoping that voters ...
20:28, 05/26/2019

Behar presses de Blasio on going after Obama at debate: 'Do you have to do it in public?' "View" host Joy Behar took issue with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio allegedly attacking former President Obama and suggested that he shouldn't do so in a public forum like the second Democratic p...
21:42, 08/02/2019

Absent de Blasio blamed for surge in NYC traffic deaths As Mayor de Blasio repeatedly hits the road for his quixotic presidential campaign, the streets of New York City are becoming a bloodbath. Traffic crashes have already killed 71 people this year, up f...
05:56, 05/26/2019

De Blasio blasts Con Edison as thousands remain without power Mayor de Blasio blasted Con Edison Monday as roughly 19,000 customers remained without power — including 13,000 in Brooklyn. A day after Gov. Cuomo ripped the utility giant, de Blasio said at a ...
14:42, 07/22/2019

Bloomberg joins de Blasio in blasting Trump over gun control New York’s current and most-recent former mayors slammed President Trump at an all-day gun-control forum in Iowa on Saturday — but first, Michael Bloomberg took a dig at one of the Democrats’ top pres...
08:42, 08/11/2019

NYC veterans group rips de Blasio over Las Vegas event Las Vegas residents paid Mayor de Blasio no mind as he made four stops on his long-odds presidential campaign Saturday. But he still managed to enrage New Yorkers. A nonprofit that advocates for the c...
05:56, 05/26/2019

Bill de Blasio expected to announce presidential bid next week "I'm going to make my decision in the month of May and as soon as we have something to tell you, we'll tell you," the mayor said Thursday at a press conference about crime statistics....
00:56, 05/04/2019

De Blasio warns heat index could reach 110 degrees Mayor Bill de Blasio told New Yorkers that the heat index over the weekend could reach 110 degrees. “We’ve got a really challenging next few days coming and this kind of heat can be dangerous,” ...
23:28, 07/19/2019

De Blasio honors fallen US military members at the Intrepid Thousands of veterans, their families and survivors — along with hundreds of active duty members in town for Fleet Week — commemorated Memorial Day today at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum....
22:42, 05/27/2019

Bill de Blasio warns New Yorkers about storm — from Michigan Mayor Bill de Blasio is alerting New Yorkers about an impending storm — from over 600 miles away in partly sunny Detroit. “We have a severe thunderstorm warning for our area throughout the...
23:42, 07/31/2019

Bill de Blasio Tried His Hand at Spanish. He Ended Up in Hot Agua Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio miscalculated the impact of inadvertently quoting Marxist revolutionary leader Che Guevara in Miami, city home to a large population of Cuban refugees who left thei...
03:00, 06/28/2019

De Blasio plans to make NYC’s cap on Uber, Lyft permanent City Hall is putting the cap on Uber and Lyft — again. With the daily app-based for-hire vehicle trips nearing 800,000 per day, Mayor Bill de Blasio has decided to permanently suspend the issuance of ...
21:28, 06/12/2019

De Blasio fails to register in new Democratic primary poll Mayor Bill de Blasio could be forced to turn out the lights on his long-shot presidential bid, according to a new survey released Tuesday. De Blasio did not even register with voters — garnering less ...
22:28, 08/06/2019

Democrat de Blasio apologizes for Che Guevara phrase in Miami Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio apologized on Thursday for unwittingly quoting Ernesto "Che" Guevara, a Marxist revolutionary reviled by many Cuban-Americans for helping Fidel Castro ...
02:56, 06/28/2019

De Blasio considers cutting funds from museums if they don’t diversify The heads of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall are among dozens of cultural institution leaders quaking in their boots as Mayor Bill de Blasio considers slashing their f...
03:56, 05/07/2019

De Blasio, City Council at odds in budget talks City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Monday that Mayor Bill de Blasio and the council are so far apart on a new budget that he expects negotiations to drag into the summer. “Typically, we try to ge...
03:56, 05/07/2019

De Blasio defends landmarking of Strand Bookstore building Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday tried to rewrite the narrative on the controversy surrounding a landmark designation of the iconic Strand Bookstore, claiming he knows better than its third-generatio...
06:42, 06/13/2019

NYC high schoolers follow de Blasio to Iowa to question him Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s repeatedly ditched the city since launching his quixotic presidential run, may hate hanging around New Yorkers. But some of them are so mad at him, they’re willing to track...
03:42, 06/09/2019

Mayor Bill de Blasio says ‘justice was done’ with Pantaleo firing Mayor Bill de Blasio said “justice was done” with the firing of Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the death of Eric Garner — and insisted that rank-and-file cops won’t revolt ...
15:00, 08/20/2019

De Blasio wants over three times more teen criminals freed without bail Mayor de Blasio hopes to “more than triple” the number of teens who are released from city jails with no bail on charges as serious as armed robbery, assault and burglary, The Post has learned....
06:56, 05/28/2019

De Blasio’s 2020 campaign is spending ‘pennies’ on digital ads Mayor Bill de Blasio has spent the least on digital advertising out of all the 20 Democratic presidential contenders who participated in the debates — including just $915 on Twitter ads. The term-limi...
01:00, 07/09/2019

De Blasio ramps up ‘propaganda’ against specialized ‘admit’ exams Ramping up its public-relations blitz against the specialized-high-school admissions test, City Hall enlisted current and former city students to blast the polarizing exam in a 22-minute YouTube video...
05:00, 06/01/2019

De Blasio tells Trump to use his ‘tiny little hands’ to act on gun control A campaigning Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a boycott of Walmart Saturday in the wake of last week's mass shooting in El Paso -- and also took aim at President Trump and his “tiny little hands.”...
08:42, 08/11/2019

Beto and de Blasio Not at All Worried About Their Dismal Poll Numbers The Iowa caucus is still eight months away, but because Iowa is Iowa, the pollsters have already descended on the state to find out where the Midwest’s political weathervane is pointing. And according...
18:14, 06/10/2019

De Blasio will join first night of 2020 Democratic debates Mayor Bill de Blasio will join the first night of Democratic presidential primary debates in Miami on June 26 — along with front-runner Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren — but not other leading cand...
00:14, 06/15/2019

De Blasio’s net favorability in minus territory – analysis shows Democrats don’t like Mayor Bill de Blasio – they really don’t like him. De Blasio’s net favorability rating is not only the lowest among the crowd of Democratic presidential ho...
04:00, 06/05/2019

De Blasio orders office towers to lay off AC during heat wave Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered tall office buildings across the city to crank their thermostats up to 78 degrees beginning Friday as a much-feared heat wave approaches this weekend — and officials searc...
04:14, 07/19/2019

De Blasio-controlled political group raises $600,000: filings Mayor Bill de Blasio’s political operation raised another $600,000 over the first six months of the year as Hizzoner laid the groundwork for his longshot presidential bid, according to a filing ...
10:56, 08/01/2019

De Blasio: I’ll pay female athletes equally if elected president Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday said if elected president he would sign an executive order to guarantee equal pay for women and men athletes — despite glaring discrepancies in pay in his admin...
18:00, 07/10/2019

Marco Rubio not buying de Blasio’s Che Guevara ignorance Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday he did not buy Mayor Bill de Blasio’s claim that he didn’t realize he was quoting a Marxist Cuban revolutionary. Rubio was incredulous that the presi...
12:42, 06/28/2019

De Blasio, Steve Bullock to participate in CNN town halls Mayor Bill de Blasio and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock will each have a CNN town hall on Sunday, Aug. 25 in what could be their final hope to stay in the presidential race, the cable network announced Fr...
22:56, 08/16/2019

Former de Blasio employee sentenced to prison for child porn A former de Blasio administration employee, who was once considered and rising young New York Democrat, will spend up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty to possessing kiddie porn Wednesd...
20:56, 07/10/2019

Top de Blasio campaign adviser fired as Harvard professor One of three senior advisers Mayor Bill de Blasio hired to run his struggling presidential campaign was fired from Harvard University after colleagues found him “difficult to deal with” an...
22:42, 05/22/2019

Nearly 30% of de Blasio’s campaign funds came from New York hotel industry Politics may make for strange bedfellows, but few are cozier than Mayor Bill de Blasio and the Big Apple’s hotel industry. After getting a big boost during his first mayoral race from a cousin tied to...
05:28, 09/03/2019

De Blasio would’ve fired Eric Garner cop ‘immediately’: Bronx Dem DETROIT, Mich. — Mayor Bill de Blasio would have fired the NYPD cop who engaged in a fatal struggle with Eric Garner if he could have, a surrogate for de Blasio’s presidential campaign said Wedn...
03:42, 08/01/2019

Eric Garner’s mom demands cop’s firing during de Blasio meeting “For the family, no part of the justice process has provided any satisfaction or closure,” de Blasio admitted in a statement. “In effect, they feel that door after door has been closed in their face.”...
04:14, 07/19/2019

De Blasio, Gillibrand might just squeak into first Democratic presidential debate Mayor de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand appear to have squeaked in to participate in the first Democratic presidential primary debates later this month. A POLITICO analysis has the pair of New Yor...
18:28, 06/07/2019

De Blasio says Epstein’s sudden death ‘boggles the imagination’ Hizzoner told NY1’s “Inside City Hall” that the fact Epstein allegedly hanged himself while on suicide watch at Metropolitan Correctional Center "doesn’t add up."...
13:56, 08/13/2019

De Blasio blames his staff for missing 9/11 memorial event Mayor de Blasio placed the blame on his staff Friday after the presidential hopeful failed to appear a memorial event held for those who died from toxic exposure to Ground Zero after 9/11. A spokeswom...
01:14, 06/01/2019

Bill de Blasio considering changes to alternate side parking rules Mayor de Blasio said Friday that he plans to investigate whether the city can offer drivers some relief by cutting down on alternate-side parking regulations. “We all want clean streets for sure, but ...
21:00, 05/03/2019

De Blasio says inmates will get free phone calls from jail They’ll never have to drop a dime again. City jailbirds no longer have to pay to make calls from the slammer — in a move that will cost taxpayers $8 million a year, officials announced Wednesday. Unde...
13:28, 05/02/2019

De Blasio is boycotting McDonald’s until it pays $15 minimum wage He’s not lovin’ it. Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a union rally in Des Moines, Iowa Thursday that he and his presidential campaign team — all six of them — are going to boycott ...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Trump’s Competition for Most Unpopular Politician in New York: de Blasio A statewide poll suggests that President Trump is better liked than Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has become more unpopular since declaring his 2020 candidacy....
07:42, 06/11/2019

Here Are 10 Facts You Should Know About Union Budget Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the full-year Budget for 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha on July 5. A Budget is an annual financial statement of a government's finances containing details......
19:56, 06/13/2019

Should you join a credit union? Credit unions provide many of the same services as banks, but they work on a different business model. Is it a good idea to join one?        ...
18:42, 05/01/2019

De Blasio won’t say if Daniel Pantaleo, cop in Eric Garner’s death, should be fired Mayor de Blasio refused to say Wednesday whether Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for the death of Eric Garner — just a day after the feds declined to file civil rights charges against hi...
20:28, 07/17/2019

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor of Orangeburg, SC. That’s right — Orangeburg, popula...
06:14, 06/02/2019

'Fox & Friends' hosts take on de Blasio's 2020 run, Beto's haircut livestream The "Fox & Friends" hosts weighed in Thursday morning on the latest in the race for the 2020 nomination, including New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announcing his run and Beto O'Rourke livestreaming...
17:42, 05/16/2019

Why de Blasio wanted to grant Strand Bookstore landmark status The de Blasio administration tagged the iconic Strand Bookstore’s building with a dreaded Landmark designation Tuesday — a move the owner says was a concession to locals so the mayor can build a tech ...
05:00, 06/12/2019

De Blasio’s groundhog ‘killer’ days are coming back to haunt him The Republican National Committee came out swinging against Bill de Blasio on Thursday, hours after the mayor officially announced his candidacy for president. An email blast from the RNC included a “...
19:28, 05/16/2019

How a high school student scooped de Blasio on own presidential announcement Bill de Blasio got scooped on his own presidential campaign announcement — by a 17-year-old politics whiz who broke the news more than 12 hours before the mayor made it official. Eagle-eyed Gabe...
19:28, 05/16/2019

New Yorkers would pick Gillibrand over de Blasio in 2020 — if forced to choose It would be no contest if New York Democratic voters had to choose just between the two hometown candidates running for president — Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Gillibrand trounce...
18:28, 06/10/2019

Trump calls Bill de Blasio a ‘JOKE’ after he announces 2020 bid President Trump wasted no time Thursday in attacking Mayor Bill de Blasio, slamming him as a “JOKE” after Hizzoner announced his run for the White House. “The Dems are getting another beau...
19:28, 05/16/2019

De Blasio under fire for using Gracie Mansion in 2020 announcement video Critics are raising ethical and legal concerns over Bill de Blasio’s use of Gracie Mansion to film his presidential announcement video. In making his 2020 run official on Thursday, de Blasio rel...
19:28, 05/16/2019

Cuomo, de Blasio skip somber 9/11 ceremony for the Glade memorial Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio skipped a somber memorial dedication Thursday honoring the emergency responders and downtown workers and residents who were sickened or succumbed to 9/11 can...
00:42, 05/31/2019

6 takeaways from CNN's town halls with Steve Bullock and Bill de Blasio Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio offered two markedly different views of the Democratic Party at CNN town halls on Sunday, providing a stark example of the political divide...
05:00, 08/26/2019

De Blasio nonprofit got donation after city inked deal with developer A development firm that inked a $12 million deal with the city donated $25,000 to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s nonprofit — after receiving a phone call from Hizzoner himself, according to newly ...
22:28, 05/29/2019

Cuomo rips de Blasio amid power outage fallout ​Gov. Andrew Cuomo chided Mayor Bill de Blasio for being absent during ​Saturday’s ​blackout in Manhattan but wouldn’t say he would remove Hizzoner, as The Post called for in an editorial,...
18:14, 07/15/2019

De Blasio’s office tweets, deletes quote by far-right author Ayn Rand It’s “The Fountainhead” meets The Dunderhead. On the very morning Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his presidential bid, his office tweeted a quote from the late conservative author and philosopher Ayn ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Run for President (NEW YORK CITY) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president, adding his name to an already long list of candidates itching f...
00:42, 05/17/2019

Bill de Blasio’s flimsy defense in the Eric Garner case De Blasio blamed the federal government for a years-long delay in disciplinary proceedings for the police officer who choked Eric Garner. But this defense doesn't add up....
09:14, 08/05/2019

De Blasio now supports paid vacation time amidst 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio is finally throwing his support behind paid vacation time — five years after it was first introduced by a city councilman — just as he’s made compensated leave a central component...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Paul Manafort won’t get special treatment at Rikers Island, de Blasio says New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday said Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort will get no special treatment beyond basic security measures at Rikers Island....
13:56, 06/05/2019

De Blasio, Corey Johnson close to deal on city budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson are expected to shake hands on a city budget deal Thursday evening, three sources told The Post. Two City Council sources said the mayor was...
21:42, 06/13/2019

Mayor de Blasio: I respect NYCHA monitor, but he’s dead wrong In an instant, Mayor Bill de Blasio went from saying he had “a lot of respect” for the monitor overseeing the New York City Housing Authority to accusing the federally mandated watchdog of getting it ...
03:14, 06/04/2019

De Blasio to ditch Puerto Rican Day parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to ditch his own city’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade — so he can campaign in corn country as part of his long-shot 2020 presidential campaign. The 62nd annual procession...
00:56, 06/07/2019

De Blasio campaign event in Iowa draws roughly 15 attendees Mayor Bill de Blasio pitched his presidential dreams to a crowd of about 15 likely Democratic voters at an event Sunday morning in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. With more than enough empty space to accommodate ...
21:20, 08/11/2019

De Blasio calls for stiffer penalties against speeding in school zones Mayor de Blasio proposed Friday that the state Legislature pass a new law to stiffen fines — and even yank the licenses — of reckless lead-foot motorists repeatedly nabbed speeding through...
00:42, 05/25/2019

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for the board manager who lives just four blocks from ...
21:42, 05/24/2019

Powerhouse law firm is the biggest backer of de Blasio’s White House bid A politically connected law firm that was a big winner in the city’s decision to reform stop-and-frisk policies is leading the charge to fund Mayor Bill de Blasio’s long-shot bid for the White House. ...
04:14, 07/19/2019

Bill de Blasio, Corey Johnson reach deal on $92.8B budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a deal on a $92.8 billion city budget– up $300 million from the figure Hizzoner proposed in April. At a City Hall press confer...
00:14, 06/15/2019

De Blasio quietly opens presidential campaign office in Brooklyn Mayor Bill de Blasio’s pipe-dream presidential campaign has quietly opened a headquarters in Downtown Brooklyn that’s operating with a tiny staff and limited resources, he revealed Monday. “I’m very c...
05:56, 05/21/2019

Dante de Blasio weighs his future in politics after Yale graduation Recent Yale University graduate Dante de Blasio, 21, said in a radio interview Wednesday that he’s interested in a job in politics and supports his mayor dad Bill de Blasio’s presidential ...
18:28, 05/22/2019

De Blasio says son Dante helped him prep for battle with Sean Hannity CLEAR LAKE, Iowa – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tried charming the audience at the Iowa Wing Ding by playing up the role of “proud papa” and telling the crowd his son, Dante, helped him pr...
05:00, 08/10/2019

Have You Learned Nothing, People? Stop Telling Bill de Blasio to Fix the Subway Bill de Blasio is the Mayor of New York, or so we are told. He rarely shows up to work and often appears disconnected and bored from the day-to-day duties of running America’s largest city. He is so ...
05:56, 06/04/2019

Presidential hopeful Bill de Blasio courting that coveted “ska fan” vote When New York City mayor Bill de Blasio launched his presidential campaign last week, the announcement was met with a resounding “why?” The Democratic field is already so populated, and every possible...
22:14, 05/21/2019

Bill de Blasio’s neighborhood gym routine isn’t earning him political gains New York’s mayor, and the latest presidential candidate, says he frequents the YMCA to stay connected to the people, but many say he’s out of touchIf you don’t know anything else about New York City’s...
10:42, 05/19/2019

De Blasio announces program to get unruly homeless riders into shelters Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday officially announced a summons diversion program aimed at getting unruly homeless subway riders above ground and into shelters. In the program — first reported by The ...
21:42, 06/13/2019

Judge tosses suit by ‘intimidating’ cop booted from de Blasio security Justice Julio Rodriguez III says in his decision that Alex Pelepelin — then 51-years-old — didn’t prove that he faced adverse consequences as a result of the reassignment....
03:42, 06/06/2019

Trump rips de Blasio in new video: ‘Worst mayor’ in NYC history President Trump and Mayor de Blasio traded insults on Twitter Thursday evening, with Trump calling de Blasio the “worst mayor in the history of New York City” and Hizzoner labeling the president “Con ...
09:28, 05/17/2019

Why Bill de Blasio is New York’s worst mayor in modern history Dear Bill de Blasio, Everyone knows you’re a terrible mayor — maybe the worst in the past 100 years. But can’t you at least pretend that you love us? Like, by showing your face when we’re scared or in...
18:28, 07/20/2019

Mick Jagger makes fun of Bill de Blasio over tardiness at show Even rock superstars know time is not on Hizzoner’s side. Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger poked fun at Mayor Bill de Blasio’s notorious tardiness at MetLife Stadium Monday night — joki...
23:14, 08/06/2019

Former de Blasio staffer pleads guilty to child porn charge A former de Blasio administration staffer is expected to spend up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty Tuesday to possessing kiddie porn. Jacob Schwartz, 31, copped to the top count agains...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Trump calls out de Blasio over attacks on NYPD officers: ‘Should act immediately!’ President Trump on Thursday called for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to “act immediately” in response to videos of people attacking NYPD officers by dousing them with water, tweeting, “What took ...
00:14, 07/26/2019

Fed monitor: Mayor de Blasio’s new housing chief misled public Same as the old boss. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s latest choice to head the New York City Housing Authority “omitted material details” while testifying about its lead-paint scandal — including how official...
04:56, 06/03/2019

NYPD blues to dog Bill de Blasio outside Detroit Democratic debate Hizzoner might be able to leave New York — but not his Big Apple blues. Nearly two dozen NYPD cops will give Mayor Bill de Blasio a police escort he never wanted, demonstrating outside the Detroit, Mi...
23:42, 07/30/2019

Ex-de Blasio ally to spin for Dem debate opponent Julian Castro Mayor Bill de Blasio’s one-time City Hall ally, former Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, is now a surrogate for Hizzoner’s Democratic debate opponent Julian Castro. Mark-Viverito will...
23:42, 07/30/2019

De Blasio used state account he controls as campaign slush fund Strapped for cash, Mayor Bill de Blasio turned to a state political account he controls to buy plane tickets, pay rent and purchase digital advertisements for his nascent presidential campaign — poten...
02:14, 07/20/2019

De Blasio tangles with student activist over school diversity efforts An irritated Mayor de Blasio pointedly defended his school diversity efforts on WNYC Friday after a teen caller questioned his sense of urgency. Phoning in to the Brian Lehrer show, student Tiffani To...
21:56, 06/07/2019

De Blasio ‘temporarily’ withdraws TLC chief nominee after ‘awful’ hearing Mayor Bill de Blasio has “temporarily” withdrawn the nomination of Jeff Roth to lead the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission. The news comes four days after Roth’s disastrous ...
03:28, 07/23/2019

De Blasio spars with Hannity over guns, taxes and Meatless Mondays Mayor de Blasio traded jabs in an hour-long TV interview with Sean Hannity on Fox News Wednesday night. “I ain’t buying what you’re selling,” de Blasio told Hannity while ducking a question about the ...
12:28, 08/08/2019

Pete Buttigieg has raised more money from NYC residents than de Blasio got nationwide He’s New York’s favorite mayor — and he works about 700 miles away! The Big Apple showered Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg — the mayor of tiny South Bend, Indiana — with $...
22:14, 07/16/2019

De Blasio’s security detail makes heroic rescue on FDR Drive Three members of Mayor de Blasio’s security detail made a heroic rescue on Wednesday morning when they helped stop a woman from jumping off the FDR Drive, sources said. Two NYPD detectives and o...
00:28, 05/23/2019

De Blasio vows to protect cyclists after 15th death this year Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a recent spate of cyclist deaths an “emergency” while vowing to protect bicycle riders, after a Brooklyn woman on Monday became the 15th to die on city street...
11:56, 07/02/2019

De Blasio blasted for bumping NYCHA head’s salary to $400K Mayor Bill de Blasio “single-handedly” decided to make new NYCHA boss Greg Russ the highest-paid city official, federal housing honcho Lynne Patton claimed Friday, as she blasted Russ̵...
20:28, 06/21/2019

De Blasio blasts Biden over Obama administration's deportation record New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio said on Sunday that former Vice President – and current Democratic presidential primary frontrunner – Joe Biden should “absolutely” answer for the Obama administrati...
21:28, 07/14/2019

New hate crimes chief breaks with de Blasio on anti-Semitism The director of the mayor’s new Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes is already disagreeing with her new boss — who claimed in June that anti-Semitism is a right-wing movement. “...
00:00, 09/04/2019

De Blasio says he’d restore benefits to discharged LGBT military vets Mayor Bill de Blasio jumped on the bandwagon Sunday in announcing that if elected president, he would restore benefits to dishonorably discharged LGBT military veterans — but offered no proposals he c...
03:56, 07/01/2019

De Blasio adds sex crimes to ICE list used to deport convicted felons Mayor Bill de Blasio expanded the city’s cooperation with the federal Immigration and Custom Enforcement agency by adding seven crimes to an existing list of 170 that can lead to deportation of convic...
01:28, 05/11/2019

Bill de Blasio says 11-year-old Brooklyn shooting victim is ‘stable’ The 11-year-old boy who was struck in the crossfire of a Brooklyn shooting Thursday night is in stable condition, said Mayor Bill de Blasio, who promised an increased police presence in the Crown Heig...
23:28, 06/21/2019

Cattlemen rip Bill de Blasio’s ‘misguided’ Meatless Monday plan The US cattle industry has got a major beef with Mayor de Blasio. Hizzoner has vowed to cut the purchase of red meat for public schools, prisons and hospitals by 50 percent as part of his climate-chan...
05:28, 05/04/2019

Corey Johnson blasts de Blasio for skipping ‘elite’ Met Gala Council Speaker Corey Johnson rapped Mayor de Blasio for skipping the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s gala, saying one doesn’t have to be “elite” to support the city’s world...
04:28, 05/09/2019

De Blasio, Cuomo no-shows at 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez’s funeral The notable absences came little more than a month after both officials were no-shows at a solemn, May 30 ceremony to dedicate a Ground Zero memorial to the 2,000-plus victims killed by exposure to to...
22:14, 07/03/2019

De Blasio discusses talking to biracial son about cops during Democratic debate MIAMI, Fla. — Mayor Bill de Blasio brought up a controversial talk he had with his biracial son, Dante, in his answer to a question at the Democratic debate in Miami on Wednesday night — o...
05:42, 06/27/2019

De Blasio dodges questions about scrapping city’s gifted programs Mayor de Blasio pivoted to his favorite policy achievement — free pre-k — instead of answering questions about a controversial recommendation to scrap the city’s gifted-and-talented program. “It’s lit...
18:42, 08/27/2019

De Blasio rolls out health care plan for illegal immigrants Illegal immigrants living in the Bronx will be able to get a “care card” entitling them to free health coverage from the city starting in August, the mayor announced Tuesday. “You wi...
01:56, 05/08/2019

Corrupt execs cop plea over illegal donations to de Blasio campaign Two corrupt brothers whose engineering firm was awarded millions of dollars in city contracts pleaded guilty Monday to illegally funneling cash to Mayor de Blasio’s 2013 election campaign. Husam Ahmad...
03:56, 05/14/2019

De Blasio's last gasp: A play to siphon off Andrew Yang's vote New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has no reason to be in the 2020 Democratic primary. But he thinks he does, and that is apparently good enough for him....
07:14, 09/07/2019

De Blasio fails to draw support for 2020 bid — even from longtime allies Even Mayor Bill de Blasio’s most loyal allies aren’t sold on his long-odds presidential bid. Leaders of an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect in Brooklyn asked their followers to donate to the may...
14:14, 08/29/2019

De Blasio proposes ‘robot tax’ in bid to boost failing 2020 campaign Mayor de Blasio hopes to inject new life into his sputtering 2020 presidential bid — with a new “robot tax” he says can save American jobs. The plan, laid out in a “Wired”...
03:00, 09/06/2019

De Blasio tells NH voters he ‘healed’ rift between NYPD and public At WMUR's "Conversation with the Candidate" in Manchester last week, the long-shot 2020 candidate was asked about his "strained" ties to Big Apple cops by an astute audience member named Terrence....
08:42, 08/30/2019

De Blasio uses alarm clock excuse for showing up late to TV interview Mayor Bill de Blasio showed up 41 minutes late for a live TV interview Tuesday morning — because he didn’t set his alarm clock correctly. The persistently unpunctual — and apparently tech-challe...
23:42, 07/02/2019

De Blasio all talk on crackdown of Times Square’s costumed creeps Mayor Bill de Blasio talked a big game Tuesday about cracking down on Elmo and other costumed creeps harassing tourists and New Yorkers alike in Times Square — but offered no concrete plans for how to...
07:42, 09/11/2019

Eric Trump blasts de Blasio’s ‘childish’ tower stunt Eric Trump blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio’s actions as “simply childish” on Monday just hours after hizzoner stormed the Trump Tower lobby to hold a press conference. “The fact t...
01:56, 05/14/2019

De Blasio shouts that he ‘hates’ charter schools at campaign event Mayor Bill de Blasio went scorched earth against charter schools at a teachers union-sponsored education forum for Democratic presidential contenders bellowing, “I hate the privatizers and I want them...
19:00, 07/08/2019

PBA chief slams de Blasio over ‘anti-police rhetoric’ at debate The head of the NYPD’s biggest union slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday for bringing up “anti-police rhetoric” during the Democratic debate in Miami. In response to a question, Hizzoner recalled...
18:28, 06/27/2019

De Blasio shouts Cuba revolution slogan at Miami rally MIAMI (AP) — New York City mayor and presidential candidate Bill de Blasio shouted a Spanish slogan associated with Cuba’s Communist revolution at a rally with Miami airport workers. That drew c...
01:00, 06/28/2019

De Blasio Impresses in Debate, Then Stumbles by Quoting Che Guevara in Miami The New York City mayor showed he could hold his own in the first Democratic debate, but then angered some in South Florida by quoting the Cuban revolutionary....
06:14, 06/28/2019

De Blasio trashes PBA chief’s Dante barbs as ‘ridiculous, shameful’ MIAMI — The head of the NYPD’s biggest union slammed Mayor de Blasio on Thursday for using “anti-police rhetoric” during the first Democratic presidential-primary debate. Police Benevolent Association...
04:56, 06/28/2019

De Blasio plans ‘Green New Deal’ rally outside Trump Tower Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is mulling a run for president, is planning a rally outside Trump Tower Monday to promote his Green New Deal, The Post has learned. “It’s a pretty good idea as Tr...
21:00, 05/09/2019

De Blasio blasts NY1 for ‘sidelining’ Roma Torre at USWNT parade Mayor Bill de Blasio took NY1 to task on Tuesday for “sidelining” veteran anchor Roma Torre during Wednesday’s coverage of the US women’s soccer victory parade amid a discrimin...
05:28, 07/10/2019

After de Blasio scandal Conflicts of Interest Board passes new rule It’s the de Blasio rule. The city’s Conflicts of Interest Board has passed a new regulation for fundraising by politicians in response to the controversy over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s fundra...
04:28, 05/10/2019

Bill de Blasio declares end to measles outbreak, but urges caution Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday declared the end to a months-long public health emergency over an outbreak of measles in Brooklyn that infected 654 people since October 2018. The outbreak has ended be...
00:00, 09/04/2019

MSNBC's Chris Matthews says he was 'really impressed' with de Blasio, declares him a 'heavyweight' MSNBC host Chris Matthews offered interestingly high praise for White House hopeful Bill de Blasio during Wednesday's first Democratic primary debate, saying the New York City mayor was "surprisingly ...
09:42, 06/27/2019

Bill de Blasio slams Ruben Diaz Sr. for refusing to ‘rat’ on sex harassers Mayor Bill de Blasio rapped Ruben Diaz Sr. on Twitter Thursday morning over the Bronx councilman’s refusal to “rat” if he witnessed sexual harassment in the workplace. “Disgrac...
21:00, 05/09/2019

De Blasio logged a 7-hour work month at City Hall Mayor Bill de Blasio spent a mere seven hours — less than one full workday — at City Hall during the month he launched his bid for the White House, records reviewed by The Post show. Hizzoner showed u...
05:28, 09/03/2019

De Blasio holds press conference at Trump Tower — and gets heckled Donald Trump’s gotten under his skin. Mayor Bill de Blasio grew hoarse shouting over the cranked-up crooning of Frank Sinatra tunes playing in the Trump Tower lobby as he tried to promote his “Green N...
21:56, 05/13/2019

Bill de Blasio officially launches 2020 presidential campaign He’s late — again. After nearly half a year of hemming and hawing, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday entered the 2020 presidential race, becoming the 23rd Democrat to join the jam-packed field. The ter...
14:56, 05/16/2019

De Blasio heckled about Eric Garner during a live CNN town hall Mayor Bill de Blasio was heckled during a CNN town hall event Sunday when a protester demanded action on the “other officers” involved in the arrest of Eric Garner. “You waited five years and you did ...
15:56, 08/26/2019

De Blasio calls AOC 'wrong' on 'concentration camps' comparison: 'Entirely different realities' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. was "wrong" to describe migrant detention centers as "concentration camps."...
02:14, 06/20/2019

De Blasio headed to Chicago, flew back to NYC after hearing of blackout Mayor de Blasio claimed on Sunday that he rushed back from the campaign trail in Iowa to deal with the Manhattan blackout — by driving four hours to Chicago, where he spent the night and then appeared...
04:56, 07/15/2019

De Blasio apologizes for quoting Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara in Miami MIAMI — ¡ Que idiota! Mayor de Blasio tripped up on the campaign trail Thursday when he quoted Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara in Miami — and then claimed he was clueless about the origin of the...
01:56, 06/28/2019

MLB, ump's union spar over Machado suspension The MLB umpires' union thinks Manny Machado deserved more than a one-game suspension for making contact with an umpire. The league then told the union that its comments were "inappropriate."...
04:56, 06/19/2019

Why Is My Credit Union Telling Me Which Dealers I Can Buy From? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are talking about “approved ...
20:42, 08/23/2019

Union use of inflatable rats may be curtailed The National Labor Relations Board, the federal government’s main labor law enforcement agency, may limit a favorite tactic unions employ against employers: inflating giant rats and cats and leaving t...
06:28, 08/01/2019

Timbers cap 12-game trip with 3-1 win over Union Brian Fernández scored twice and the Portland Timbers beat Philadelphia 3-1 to knock the Union from the top spot in the Eastern Conference standings        ...
05:14, 05/26/2019

Battle for union members goes to the states The Supreme Court’s 2018 Janus v. AFSCME ruling, expected to be a major blow to public sector unions, has set off a battle at the state level between government unions and conservative groups over for...
06:14, 07/19/2019

What Does Bill Simmons Think Of The Ringer Union? The editorial staff of The Ringer announced this morning that they have formed a union with the WGA East. In their letter of intent, Ringer staffers said they want to negotiate with management for imp...
06:42, 08/13/2019

Democrats' Medicare for All must consider union-won plans: AFL-CIO Democratic White House hopefuls should ensure their Medicare for All proposals honor union-negotiated private insurance, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, head of the largest federation of U.S. labor ...
22:42, 08/29/2019

Union jacks: Yanks outslug Red Sox 17-13 in U.K. The Yankees and Red Sox combined for 12 runs during a 58-minute first inning in which starting pitchers Rick Porcello and Masahiro Tanaka were both chased from the game....
00:28, 06/30/2019

Before July 5, Know All About Union Budget Documents Budget 2019: The upcoming budget follows an interim budget presented by the government in February 2019, the last ahead of the general elections. The July 5 Budget will be the first by the NDA......
16:14, 06/18/2019

Union Budget Will Only Help Capitalists: Mayawati Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati has slammed the union budget presented today by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in parliament, saying the announcements made in the speech would only help......
19:00, 07/05/2019

De Blasio donor Jeremy Reichberg sentenced to 4 years for bribery scandal A former City Hall fundraiser who was convicted of taking part in a massive bribery scheme in which NYPD officers were bestowed with lavish gifts that included a private junket to Las Vegas was senten...
20:00, 05/13/2019

De Blasio defends skipping Puerto Rican Day Parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his decision to put his presidential aspirations ahead of his mayoral duties by stumping in Iowa Sunday instead of marching in National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Fifth A...
19:00, 06/07/2019

De Blasio defends Carranza against ‘outrageous’ anti-white bias lawsuit Mayor Bill de Blasio defended Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, calling allegations in a $90 million lawsuit that he demoted white Department of Education officials in favor of less-qualified colle...
21:28, 05/31/2019

Democratic debate 2019: de Blasio to unveil plan to ‘tax the hell out of the wealthy’ Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to unveil a plan he’ll tout as the “most aggressive wealth tax” during Wednesday night’s Democratic debate. In fact, De Blasio, in his opening statem...
03:42, 08/01/2019

‘De-facto mayor’ Corey Johnson slams de Blasio for missing blackout City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is not letting his new nickname “de-facto mayor” go to his head, but he took another shot at Hizzoner for being missing in action during last weekend’s blackout. “Th...
03:14, 07/21/2019

De Blasio administration used inaccurate renderings for proposed Bronx jail: study The de Blasio administration is using inaccurate renderings in a bid to sway public support for a controversial new jail proposed for the South Bronx, a new study charges. The 25-story lockup eyed for...
08:01, 07/06/2019

Giuliani trashes De Blasio for destroying New York City: ‘It breaks my heart’ Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Friday said “it breaks my heart” to watch how the city’s quality of life has plummeted under current Mayor Bill de Blasio....
04:56, 09/07/2019

Sarah Jessica Parker throws shade at de Blasio’s proposed library cut Actress Sarah Jessica Parker and Big Apple bookworms are fighting to save the city’s libraries from massive budget cuts with a creative online campaign....
16:28, 05/20/2019

De Blasio defends additional $43M investment in money-losing ferry system Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday staunchly defended his administration’s plans for shelling out another $43 million in ferry purchases for its money-losing fleet, saying “this is an investment in the fu...
10:56, 09/10/2019

De Blasio lists one priority for Albany session ahead of 2020 trip Mayor Bill de Blasio is in a 2020 state of mind. De Blasio, ahead of a presidential campaign trip to South Carolina this weekend, named just one issue when asked by WNYC radio host Brian Lehrer what h...
21:28, 05/31/2019

Bill Maher’s brutal message to Mayor de Blasio: Just quit race now Mayor de Blasio got a scathing rejection from liberal comedian Bill Maher. Hizzoner needs to “get the f—k out” of the 2020 presidential race, Maher said on his HBO show Friday — breaking into so...
23:42, 06/29/2019

NYPD officers protest de Blasio outside Democratic debate: ‘Can’t run the city, can’t run the country’ NYPD cops turned out Wednesday to protest New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s appearance at the 2020 Democratic primary debate, calling on him to get back to the Big Apple, negotiate with the men and...
04:28, 08/01/2019

De Blasio calls for probe of taxi lenders following predatory loan report Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a probe Monday of the city taxi market following a damning report that claimed industry leaders duped drivers with predatory loans and artificially inflated the costs of ...
03:14, 05/21/2019

Giuliani, de Blasio feud on Twitter over water-bucket ambushes on cops Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani and current Big Apple leader Bill de Blasio got into a finger-pointing Twitter war Tuesday over a pair of brazen water-bucket attacks on uniformed NYPD officers. “This...
21:00, 07/23/2019

Bill de Blasio can’t wash groundhog blood off his hands: media analyst It’s Groundhog Day all over again for Mayor Bill de Blasio. The most shared article about the Big Apple Democrat tied to the first primary debate is an Associated Press pickup of a New York Post...
01:56, 06/28/2019

De Blasio stands up Michigan congresswoman ahead of Democratic debate 2019 DETROIT, Mich. — Punctuality has never been one of Mayor de Blasio’s strong suits — and he proved it yet again here on Tuesday. Hizzoner had been scheduled to appear at a pre-debate ...
03:14, 07/31/2019

Trump calls London mayor Khan ‘the twin of de Blasio, except shorter’ President Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday night — by comparing him to a “shorter” version of Mayor Bill de Blasio. The president made the remarks ahead of his flight to Lo...
06:28, 06/03/2019

De Blasio tries to defend using taxpayer-funded NYPD security for campaign trips Mayor Bill de Blasio defended the use of taxpayer funds to cover the costs of his NYPD security detail while traveling for his long-shot presidential bid. “I’m obviously in a high profile ...
19:42, 05/24/2019

De Blasio scored endorsement from small-town mayor after Gracie Mansion sit-down Mayor Bill de Blasio carved out an hour from his official schedule to meet with his counterpart from a tiny city in South Carolina shortly after launching his quixotic presidential campaign. De Blasio...
05:28, 09/03/2019

De Blasio gets 0 percent in Iowa State Fair ‘corn kernel’ poll DES MOINES, Iowa — There’s not even a kernel of hope for Mayor Bill de Blasio in this decidedly unscientific Iowa State Fair poll. Even after his food- and game-filled Sunday at the fair &...
20:58, 08/12/2019

Gillibrand denies de Blasio’s request to join presser for 9/11 victim’s fund Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s office smacked down Mayor Bill de Blasio when hizzoner asked if he could attend Tuesday’s press conference to celebrate the passage of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund bill,...
03:42, 07/24/2019

De Blasio nominee won’t give specifics on Taxi and Limousine Commission concerns Meet the new boss — same as the old boss? Mayor de Blasio’s pick to head the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission — a former deputy of recently-departed chair Meera Joshi ̵...
04:14, 07/19/2019

Mayor Pete pays for his security, but de Blasio sticks NYC taxpayers with bill Mayor Bill de Blasio continues to stick city taxpayers with his security bill while traveling out of state on his quixotic presidential bid, while small-city mayor and rising Democratic star Pete Butt...
04:14, 07/19/2019

De Blasio holds press conference during Cuomo event he wasn’t invited to Gov. Andrew Cuomo came to Manhattan Thursday to announce a major domestic terrorism initiative, and while he invited City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Brooklyn Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, there was a N...
02:28, 08/16/2019

De Blasio acts on lead-tainted NYCHA apartments after Post report Confronted with The Post’s damning front-page expose that showed city officials left children in lead-tainted apartments, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday promised assistance and additional inspec...
02:00, 07/09/2019

Bill de Blasio ‘campaigns’ in Nevada desert after failing to make Dem debate Greetings from — anywhere but the Big Apple. Mayor Bill de Blasio wandered back onto the campaign trail Thursday, hitting the dusty Nevada desert after failing to make the third round of the Democrati...
08:42, 08/30/2019

Park Slope residents say de Blasio making them targets after bomb scare Park Slopers are fretting that Mayor Bill de Blasio’s frequent jaunts to the gym have put them in danger. Brooklynites who frequent the Prospect Park YMCA on Ninth Street — where Hizzoner treks ...
04:56, 07/25/2019

Cuomo won’t bite on de Blasio’s plea to save famed pizzeria Di Fara Cuomo threw a pie in the mayor's face Wednesday — saying that if hizzoner wants his favorite Brooklyn pizza joint, Di Fara, open again he can pony up the $167,000 in unpaid state taxes the place ...
04:14, 08/22/2019

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio are least-liked 2020 Dems, poll finds Former Vice President Joseph Biden is the only presidential contender going into the 2020 election with clear positive favorability ratings, Quinnipiac University National Poll said Tuesday, with both...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Sean Hannity and Bill de Blasio spent 41 minutes interrupting each other on Fox News Fox News’s Sean Hannity spent more than 41 minutes interviewing New York City Mayor and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio. It went pretty much how you’d expect....
22:56, 08/08/2019

Cuomo, de Blasio vow to fight ICE raids targeting illegal immigrant familes Gov. Andrew Cuomo has joined with a growing number of elected officials across the country in opposing the Trump administration’s reported plan to begin ICE raids early Sunday targeting illegal ...
07:00, 06/22/2019

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish leaders call for de Blasio 2020 donors Leaders of an ultra-orthodox Jewish sect in Brooklyn are asking their followers to donate to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s struggling presidential campaign to safeguard their local interests. “The mayor has ...
05:42, 08/09/2019

De Blasio asks Fox News to do town hall after bashing network for so long Mayor Bill de Blasio — who once said “we would be a more unified country” without Fox News — is now courting the network to join one of its town halls to boost his floundering presidential...
22:00, 06/03/2019

New York bookstore clashes with de Blasio over historic landmark designation: 'It's really no honor' The owner of an iconic bookstore is pushing back on New York City's decision to commemorate it with a historic landmark designation, blasting it as "eminent domain" and a "bureaucratic straitjacket."...
20:00, 06/15/2019

De Blasio calls Florida migrant detention center a ‘prison camp’ HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Mayor Bill de Blasio described the Homestead detention center that’s housing 2,300 unaccompanied migrant children as a “prison camp” during a visit Thursday. The lo...
20:28, 06/27/2019

De Blasio blames ‘tabloid media’ for elite school scheme backlash Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday played the “Fake News” card to try and convince a group of Asian American parents that they shouldn’t be concerned over his plan to scrap the admissions test for the c...
09:42, 06/14/2019

De Blasio says city ready for more power outages amid severe storms Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday night said the city is prepared for more power outages as severe thunderstorms rolled through the tri-state area. “With severe storms tonight, we are mobilized in case e...
03:28, 07/23/2019

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio will enter the 2020 presidential race: NBC News De Blasio has faced more resistance to his presidential aspirations – including from his own constituents – than nearly any other Democrat in the race....
01:14, 05/16/2019

Mayor de Blasio won’t say whether Daniel Pantaleo should be fired in Eric Garner case Mayor Bill de Blasio still won’t say whether embattled cop Daniel Pantaleo should be fired. Speaking in the wake of an administrative judge’s recommendation that Pantaleo be fired for the 2014 c...
22:00, 08/02/2019

De Blasio ‘missing’ posters mock NYC mayor’s absence while running for president An especially snide politics-watcher has launched a new campaign for our jet setting mayor: “de Blasio for Resident.” Campaign literature began to pop up on lampposts in Midtown Friday, with a tongue-...
00:42, 08/25/2019

Trump rips de Blasio’s handling of NYPD water-bucket attacks President Trump waded into the slew of recent water-bucket attacks on NYPD cops, slamming Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday for letting the lawlessness unfold on his watch. “We love our Law Enfor...
22:56, 07/25/2019

Mayor de Blasio flubs ‘Miracle Mets’ slogan at team’s Anniversary No hits, no runs — but one error! Boston Red Sox fan Bill de Blasio stuck his foot in his mouth during the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Mets’ first-ever World Series win in 1969, addressing the...
07:28, 06/30/2019

Bill de Blasio launches 2020 bid and attacks 'con artist' Trump – live New York mayor De Blasio announces run for White HouseDe Blasio on Trump: ‘Every New Yorker knows he’s a con artist’Sign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.34pm BST “Scranton Joe” is st...
17:00, 05/16/2019

New York City Mayor de Blasio to announce bid for Democratic presidential nomination New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, an unapologetically progressive Democrat who has been a frequent critic of the Trump administration's policies, has decided to go after the president's job....
13:42, 05/16/2019

Mayor de Blasio heckled about Eric Garner during a live CNN town-hall Mayor de Blasio was heckled during a CNN town-hall event Sunday when a protester demanded action on the “other officers” involved in the arrest of Eric Garner. “You waited five years and you did nothi...
07:00, 08/26/2019

Wealthier Americans pay greater tax share under Bill de Blasio reform plan Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio unveiled a major tax reform plan Thursday to hike taxes for the wealthiest Americans and most profitable corporations -- just hours after he promised to "tax the he...
02:56, 08/02/2019

De Blasio urges New Yorkers to ‘stay inside’ in advance of stormy weather Mayor de Blasio warned city dwellers to prepare for rough weather on Wednesday as heavy storms headed toward the five boroughs. “We’re in for some severe weather this evening, with strong ...
00:42, 05/30/2019

De Blasio’s Twitter offers sympathy to Garner family — while he’s on debate stage Mayor Bill de Blasio wants Eric Garner’s family and “every single person hurt by the tragedy of his death” to know “they are seen and heard” — or at least his campaign te...
10:56, 08/01/2019

De Blasio gets 2020 filing extension, citing ‘substantial’ mayoral duties Mayor Bill de Blasio received a 45-day extension to disclose his personal finances to the Federal Election Commission citing his “substantial duties” at City Hall — even though he...
03:00, 06/20/2019

Trump rips De Blasio's newly-announced 2020 bid: 'The worst mayor in the US' President Donald Trump sounded off on the newly-announced 2020 run of New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, who confirmed on Thursday morning that he was entering the crowded Democratic field. ...
03:56, 05/17/2019

De Blasio tied to scandal involving new 2020 candidate Steve Bullock The 22nd candidate for president threw his hat into the ring Tuesday and was already drawing flak — over his ties to a former Mayor de Blasio aide accused of sexual harassment. Montana Gov. Stev...
20:00, 05/14/2019

De Blasio’s Brooklyn-Queens streetcar plan faces funding woes Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $2.7 billion streetcar plan to connect the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts appears headed on a road to nowhere. Reps from the city’s Department of Transportation and Economic De...
00:42, 05/31/2019

De Blasio's entourage keeps plane passengers waiting so he can rush to 'View' appearance New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio faced fury from his fellow passengers Thursday after they were prevented from deplaning so the mayor and his security detail could rush to a taping of ABC’s "The Vie...
04:00, 08/02/2019