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Mayor de Blasio sworn in for second term by Bernie Sanders

Mayor de Blasio was sworn in Monday by a bundled-up Sen. Bernie Sanders at a stripped-down affair at City Hall — where he said he’d work to make New York a safer, more affordable and inclusive place in his second ...

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Mayor de Blasio takes quiet oath of office for second term

Ahead of Monday’s inauguration, Mayor de Blasio was officially sworn in for his second term Sunday at a ceremony at Gracie Mansion. City Clerk Michael McSweeney administered the oath, which Hizzoner took before heading off to Times Square to lead ...

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Mayor de Blasio wants out of NYCHA lead-paint lawsuit

Mayor de Blasio has said when it comes to NYCHA, “the buck stops at City Hall.” But on Monday, one of his lawyers said the city will likely move to remove him from a lawsuit filed by public housing tenants ...

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De Blasio related to Tammany Hall-tied mayor from late 1800s

It’s all in the family at City Hall. Mayor de Blasio has been found to have an unlikely distant relative — a Tammany Hall-backed mayor from the turn of the last century. The genealogy company MyHeritage found that de Blasio ...

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New Orleans elects first woman as mayor in city’s history

NEW ORLEANS — LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that made her the first woman mayor of ...

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Mayor de Blasio defeats Malliotakis to earn second term

It’s a tale of two terms. A beaming Mayor de Blasio cruised to a reelection victory Tuesday, soundly defeating challenger Nicole Malliotakis to capture a second term amid low turnout and in a race he sought to make more about ...

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Hoboken elects first Sikh mayor days after racist flyer

Hoboken elected its first Sikh mayor on Tuesday night, days after a flyer branded him as a “terrorist.” Ravinder Bhalla, a councilman born and raised in New Jersey, defeated five other candidates to take the place of Mayor Dawn Zimmer, ...

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Chuck Schumer proudly endorses Mayor de Blasio for reelection

Sen. Chuck Schumer endorsed Mayor de Blasio for reelection Monday, citing his first term record and studiously dismissing and refusing to discuss allegations from a federal witness that he bought favors from mayor with $ 193,000 in donations. “He’s answered ...

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Mayor de Blasio finally responds to donor's pay-to-play testimony

Mayor de Blasio had a bout of memory loss Saturday during his first public comments about the damaging pay-to-play testimony of one of his biggest donors. In a hastily called press conference in Brooklyn, the mayor labeled donor Jona Rechnitz ...

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Thousands slam Mayor de Blasio's housing plan in City Hall rally

Thousands of senior citizens, NYCHA residents, teachers and church parishioners turned out in the pouring rain Monday to call out Mayor de Blasio for falling short on his pledge to make housing in the city affordable to New Yorkers. Congregants ...

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