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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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Bo Dietl to shoot film scenes in which he's the mayor of New York

Bo Dietl isn’t a New York City mayor, but he plays one in the movies. The mayoral wannabe is shooting a scene for the film “Clinton Road” on Saturday, where he portrays an NYPD cop turned mayor who wanders into ...

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White House criticizes San Juan mayor for Trump protest

The stormy feud between President Trump and San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz raged another day on Thursday, with the White House now criticizing Cruz for waiting until Trump left Puerto Rico to protest his appearance there. “I think that ...

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Puerto Rico mayor dons ‘NASTY’ T-shirt to take on Trump

The mayor of San Juan proudly sported a T-shirt emblazoned with the word “NASTY” on it for a TV appearance during which she took shots at President Trump’s response to Hurricane Maria. Carmen Yulin Cruz, who appeared on Univision on ...

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Trump calls San Juan mayor a 'nasty' woman on SNL premiere

If only Puerto Rico had invested in FEMA Prime. That’s the heartless advice President Trump gave San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz as she pleaded for immediate help in the season premiere of “Saturday Night Live.” “You should have paid ...

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