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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 a...

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 rival Airbnb. De Blasio will join the labor union’s president, Peter Ward, at its West 44th Stre...
20:51, 06/05/2019

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....
07:17, 08/01/2019

De Blasio can’t escape police union protesters on the campaign trail More than 700 miles from the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio can’t escape the police union. The mayor, on a swing through South Carolina just days after joining the crowded Democratic field of candidates, was welcomed at a local BBQ joint by a protesting retired NYPD officer. The city’s Polic...
19:17, 05/19/2019

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 director of 32BJ SEIU, will become his new $230,000-a-year senior adviser for strategic planning. He...
02:17, 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....
08:17, 08/19/2019

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 the White House. Nearly two dozen members of the city’s Police Benevolent Association plan to protest against Hizzoner before he takes the stage at Wednesday night̵...
21:51, 06/26/2019

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. De Blasio said it was “reprehensible” that PBA President Patrick Lynch called for a publ...
03:51, 08/20/2019

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 Hotel Trades Council. The 40,000-member HTC is the only union that’s endorsed de Blasio’...
02:00, 08/17/2019

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 Trades Council tremendous leverage. The move comes as de Blasio banks on that union’s support for hi...
10:34, 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 and will “doom this city.” “Pandering for votes during his quest for the presidenc...
00:00, 05/29/2019

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 his finger on the scale in the case, and warning that the police department is now “frozen.”...
01:51, 08/04/2019

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, respectively, following the firing of the officer involved in the arrest that led to Eric Garner's de...
23:51, 08/28/2019

De Blasio claims ‘real, visible’ NYCHA improvements despite findings Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed in an interview that long-suffering tenants of the city’s scandal-rocked public housing authority are seeing “real, visible” evidence of improvement in its crumbling housing developments. “We’re actually turning around public housing, even t...
21:34, 09/04/2019

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 presidential bid — a claim later undercut by a Post examination of his calendars. “There is no...
21:34, 09/04/2019

De Blasio claims NYCHA chairwoman testified ‘honestly and accurately’ Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday defended a top-level appointee against allegations she “omitted material details” during testimony about the lead-paint scandal plaguing the New York City Housing Authority. De Blasio rejected claims by federal monitor Bart Schwartz that interim NYCHA Chair...
00:17, 06/04/2019

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 the tab for the early days of his presidential campaign. “This complaint is based upon informat...
02:51, 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 into a college dorm — claiming they are conspiring to benefit a wealthy Democratic donor, according to ...
06:34, 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....
05:17, 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....
19:17, 05/31/2019

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 by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. The U.S. government has occasionally detained migran...
03:00, 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 acing a hotel stay....
22:34, 09/11/2019

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 peninsula, a 90-minute drive south from Kalamata airport, Aria Estate is a group of 13 B&B apartments built ...
09:00, 06/11/2019

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 amenities are also essential, so it takes a truly remarkable hotel to capture their hearts....
16:00, 07/19/2019

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 name means “good home”, is set in a stately manor house with 15 airy bedrooms. Neutral decor makes th...
11:34, 07/13/2019

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....
17:34, 09/07/2019

From the archive: posh hotels from the 1970s Ranging from £5 to £10 and offering anonymous service and instant coffee, the hotels of the 1970s were gearing themselves up for the boom in mass tourism‘The jumbo jets, now increasingly common over London, have marked the start of the new age,’ writes Eric Clark in the Observer Magazine of 24 May 1...
08:17, 08/18/2019

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 have all the bells and whistles of a full-on resort: three pools, a kids’ club, a private beach, a c...
16:00, 05/23/2019

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, hacienda or houseboat....
13:00, 09/09/2019

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 Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. The U.S. government has occasionally detained migrants in hotel...
03:00, 07/22/2019

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....
04:34, 09/11/2019

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 hotels...
08:34, 07/25/2019

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 of Travel when it debuted in 1962, but eventually closed in 2001 after the airline’s downfall in the ...
16:00, 07/03/2019

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 art and hang it proudly on their walls. Hamilton Princess Bermuda (from $629) Hop a 2-hour-ish flight,...
06:00, 05/22/2019

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 ages. Verina Suites does so brilliantly, and has plenty of perks for adults too. Staff in white delive...
16:00, 06/02/2019

"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....
03:34, 09/14/2019

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....
06:00, 09/07/2019

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.       ...
12:34, 07/24/2019

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....
01:17, 09/08/2019

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.       ...
18:00, 07/10/2019

| 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....
15:51, 09/10/2019

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?...
22:34, 08/26/2019

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.        ...
16:17, 04/30/2019

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 billion euros ($2.1 billion)....
12:17, 05/20/2019

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....
00:51, 05/18/2019

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.”...
01:00, 06/26/2019

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.       ...
17:51, 07/17/2019

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 Spain on the Mediterranean coast. It’s a quiet seaside resort with an international train station and ...
01:00, 05/03/2019

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 5,000-plus sites worldwide to reduce plastic waste.The owner of the Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza and I...
18:17, 07/30/2019

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. ...
22:51, 07/30/2019

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.        ...
19:17, 04/28/2019

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.       ...
13:00, 08/06/2019

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?       ...
22:34, 08/26/2019

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...
18:51, 06/20/2019

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 Customs Enforcement officers. For decades, the US government has occasionally detained migrants in ...
22:17, 07/22/2019

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 the labor shortage the hospitality industry is trying to tackle....
04:34, 06/04/2019

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.” ...
02:17, 08/03/2019

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 manufacturer's 25-hour talk time claim.The independent organisation tested nine recent iPhone models, ...
05:00, 05/06/2019

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....
07:51, 08/29/2019

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 relatively bustling Greenport, weaves seamlessly into the village’s fisherman-chic aesthetic (it’s ch...
16:17, 05/24/2019

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 the Strait of Gibraltar. It’s a 1,000-year-old walled labyrinth with a youthful party scene and a wor...
00:00, 06/02/2019

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.        ...
23:34, 05/20/2019

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.        ...
15:51, 05/17/2019

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 on resort fees in addition to the 15% it currently collects on the room rate....
18:34, 06/26/2019

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 2019 Honda Passport is proof. Read more......
22:17, 06/17/2019

Blackstone, Brookfield among bidders for Anbang's U.S. luxury hotels portfolio - FT Private equity firms such as Blackstone , Brookfield Asset Management, Mirae Asset Management, and SoftBank-owned Fortress have put in bids of up to $5.8 billion for Anbang Insurance's portfolio of U.S. luxury hotels business, the Financial Times https://on.ft.com/2JUTnxu reported on Tuesday, citing...
19:00, 05/21/2019

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 Cheng told CNBC's "The Brave Ones."...
12:34, 05/31/2019

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.       ...
08:34, 08/08/2019

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......
12:34, 05/07/2019

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....
23:51, 05/10/2019

'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. ...
16:34, 08/08/2019

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.       ...
20:51, 07/30/2019

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.       ...
14:34, 06/17/2019

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 Social Security Administration has begun sending out so called “no-match” letters to employers across ...
11:34, 05/16/2019

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 that are converted to make them accessible for wheelchair visitors to the 2020 Paralympics will now r...
16:51, 06/10/2019

Singapore hotels see best month in years amid Hong Kong turmoil Singapore's hotel occupancy rates have climbed to their highest in over a decade as travelers and business events switched from Hong Kong, where pro-democracy protests have slammed tourist numbers and wider business sentiment....
11:00, 09/03/2019

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....
19:17, 04/28/2019

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 continuing to pack federal courts with his young judges....
11:19, 09/15/2019

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.       ...
00:34, 08/23/2019

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....
05:34, 05/10/2019

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....
14:34, 08/17/2019

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 Prequels | Skillet You Should Grill Whole Heads of Garlic This Summer | The Takeout Apple Jacks are gar...
00:17, 06/18/2019

Imran Khan To Stay At Envoys 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......
07:34, 07/08/2019

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-stay accommodation, its chief executive told Reuters....
20:34, 06/11/2019

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....
16:04, 08/12/2019

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 squeezed her eyes shut, appearing to hold back tears....
01:00, 05/11/2019

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....
16:00, 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 Chicago area, officials said.   ...
10:00, 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 summiteers will sit in splendour to discuss world poverty this weekend. Guarded by hundreds of riot p...
12:34, 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....
12:51, 06/27/2019

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.       ...
00:17, 07/19/2019

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 António Guterres said he was "outraged by the terror attacks" and called for the perpetrators to be...
18:17, 04/28/2019

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....
22:00, 05/09/2019

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 economy....
15:17, 09/10/2019

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 of facilities that are much closer to the mayor’s residence on the Upper East Side. “There is no va...
22:17, 07/08/2019

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 “New Day” segment called “Candidate Mixtape,” in which presidential hopefuls disc...
04:17, 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 — as Google did and as many other tech firms have — that they’re going to expand their presence......
00:00, 05/29/2019

De Blasio’s presidential headquarters is near his gym Mayor Bill 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. The term-limited pol’s scant campaign staff of just five people has parked at The Yard, a co-...
12:00, 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 standing center stage – former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris of California....
03:51, 08/01/2019

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 running for the real office of president of the United States,” which is the closest thing to a comp...
21:00, 07/23/2019

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 threat targeting the mayor, The Post has learned. De Blasio was en route to his Brooklyn gym around ...
21:17, 07/24/2019

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 logical thing to say is, I’m going to try to get into the October debates. If I can, I think ...
21:34, 09/04/2019

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 the second round of party presidential debates in Detroit – de Blasio’s M.O. during the fi...
23:51, 07/29/2019

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 with a niche website. Hizzoner was a no-show at a 1 p.m. Department of Health news conference in Lo...
21:34, 09/04/2019

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....
06:34, 05/28/2019

‘Average guy’ de Blasio says he’s not elite enough for Met Gala Mayor 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 regular Joes like him. “It’s not my cup of tea,” said de Blasio in an NY1 interview. “...
03:34, 05/07/2019

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” with footage from comedians Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert, who cracked jokes at his expense on their...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Bill de Blasio all but admits he’ll never be president Mayor 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. De Blasio during his weekly appearance on WYNC radio’s “The Brian Lehrer Show” conceded that he currently doesn’t qualify for the first two presidential d...
19:00, 05/03/2019

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 start Sunday, but de Blasio tweeted on Saturday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency ...
13:51, 07/14/2019

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 primary field, and became the 24th person to announce his candidacy. The campaign kickoff immediately p...
06:51, 05/17/2019

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....
05:34, 05/16/2019

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 progressive Democrats. “I respect him, but he’s out of touch with today’s Democratic party,” the mayor tol...
22:00, 06/27/2019

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....
11:34, 05/28/2019

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 Tom Perez confirming his participation. “We’re waiting for the 100% final calculation to...
06:00, 06/13/2019

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 from old rivals eager to dampen his new endeavor....
00:51, 05/18/2019

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....
00:17, 06/25/2019

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 campaigns like his to qualify. During an appearance on NY1, Hizzoner said he feels “very good” about his c...
03:51, 06/11/2019

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....
23:51, 05/22/2019

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 people of New York — I’m sorry you got to know Donald Trump,” Hizzoner said in a speech at the......
03:17, 09/08/2019

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 times and I will give you the same answer: I had no idea it was associated with any one individual,...
00:00, 06/29/2019

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, writing in USA Today that he felt “fear” of the police. “What a father says to hi...
03:34, 07/03/2019

Bill de Blasio announces 2020 presidential bid New York mayor has traveled to early primary states such as Iowa and Nevada with a message centered on economic inequalityNew York’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, has jumped into the 2020 presidential race, joining at least 21 other declared Democratic candidates for the party’s nomination.The mayor announ...
13:51, 05/16/2019

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....
04:34, 06/30/2019

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 mean” presidential campaign team of just five people, because he’s not sure if he’...
06:17, 05/22/2019

De Blasio tries to spin absence during blackout as a positive Mayor 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 executive” of America’s largest city makes him better than the other White House candidates. “When you’re c...
16:51, 07/15/2019

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 make it happen. “I understand their point,” Cuomo, who is empowered by the City Charter to remove the...
06:17, 07/16/2019

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 local): 6 p.m. New York City mayor and presidential candidate Bill de Blasio says he didn’t rea...
03:17, 06/28/2019

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 before America warms up to him, too. McCray, during a taped appearance with de Blasio on ABC’s “The View...
21:51, 08/02/2019

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....
10:17, 07/28/2019

De Blasio bungles presidential debate before it starts 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 Appelbaum as one of his supporters preceding the first Democratic Presidential Debate in Miami Wednesday night — but Appelbaum ...
04:17, 06/27/2019

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 released Tuesday. That same national survey — the first since de Blasio launched his 2020 campaign ...
23:00, 05/21/2019

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 for their block someplace where the presidential wannabe might actually notice: Iowa. “Hey, Bill...
23:17, 07/31/2019

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 guy is a bully who needs to be confronted,” the mayor told MSNBC in an interview on Sunday. R...
21:51, 05/19/2019

‘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 backward, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio — Bungling Bill — feels “jaded” that Amazon is now choosing ...
05:17, 06/02/2019

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 lobbyists with business before the city and federal government. But critics said de Blasio’s pledge is la...
07:34, 05/29/2019

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 campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination on Saturday when a blackout left some 72,000 Ma...
20:51, 07/14/2019

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 New Yorker Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand brought in. The lead fundraiser in the crowded Democratic field for...
00:51, 07/16/2019

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 gap at the top of his administration, records reveal. Although women make up half of City Hall’s 10 ...
11:17, 07/08/2019

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 hopefuls in Iowa. De Blasio, who’s been in Iowa campaigning over the weekend, and Wayne Messam, th...
18:00, 06/09/2019

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 from City Hall to his political operation. “There was a story that assumed some specific thing that nev...
03:34, 05/07/2019

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 — was a big ratings winner for the cable news channel. The verbal slugfest between the longest...
03:34, 08/09/2019

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, according to Nielsen. Combined with Steve Bullock’s 6 p.m. town hall, CNN registered a 25 percent drop in...
08:34, 08/27/2019

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 some new clothes....
03:17, 05/18/2019

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 a photo from NY1 correspondent Gloria Pazmino showing Hizzoner and his wife, Chirlane McCray, stand...
00:51, 06/10/2019

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 Trump. “Like many people in this room, I spent my formative years under the Obama presidency,” the first...
21:34, 07/19/2019

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 streets in memory of Jose Alzorriz, the 19th cyclist killed on Big Apple streets this year — while t...
00:00, 08/26/2019

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 over Manhattan itself,” de Blasio said on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show Friday, adding that excep...
21:17, 06/14/2019

Now de Blasio is calling for Donald Trump’s impeachment Mayor Bill de Blasio flip-flopped on Friday on whether President Trump should be impeached, a week after saying that Democrats are too focused on the topic. “What happened the other day changed my mind because that was treason,” de Blasio told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” refe...
17:34, 06/14/2019

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, according to Nielsen. Combined with Steve Bullock’s 6 p.m. town hall, CNN registered a 25 percent drop in...
14:00, 08/27/2019

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 released the list of the 20 candidates who will partake in the back-to-back debates on June 26 and ...
01:51, 06/14/2019

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 view of Hizzoner, while 34 percent view the commander in chief favorably. De Blasio’s 53 percent unfav...
20:00, 06/11/2019

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 as usual,” the mayor said on Good Morning America Sunday morning. Those who stay in the city Sa...
17:00, 07/21/2019

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....
13:51, 06/20/2019

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. “I respect her greatly and I feel very close to her in terms of philosophy, but of course she was wr...
04:34, 06/20/2019

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 Department of Investigation report that found he’d solicited people with business pending before ci...
02:00, 05/08/2019

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 in the day....
05:17, 07/22/2019

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 Amazon decides — as Google did and as may other tech firms have — that they’re going to expand their ...
18:17, 05/28/2019

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 candidacy, de Blasio is seeking to claim a role on the national stage that has eluded him as mayor ...
13:34, 05/16/2019

|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....
03:51, 05/10/2019

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 campaign spokeswoman Olivia Lapeyrolerie told The Post that Hizzoner wouldn’t release his fun...
21:17, 07/01/2019

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 hosted by BuzzFeed at Webster Hall in the East Village. “I challenge you, Donald Trump, to co...
06:17, 07/26/2019

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 press briefing at the Office of Emergency Management’s Interagency Command Center that he “can...
14:51, 07/22/2019

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 unenthusiastic speculation about whether he’d elbow his way into pack of nearly two dozen other De...
16:51, 05/16/2019

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 leadership.” “First you have never created a job in your life. Second, our great city has gone to s–...
16:51, 05/15/2019

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 presidential debates in September. “I want to make an appeal to your listeners,” de Blas...
00:17, 07/27/2019

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 stunt ‘run’ for President (we all know it’s going nowhere) maybe @NYCMayor should clean...
04:34, 05/16/2019

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 leaves the White House....
01:51, 07/27/2019

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 admitted in a statement released late Monday. Federal authorities and de Blasio were initially suppo...
03:00, 05/14/2019

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 their decision to run than the New York City mayor, Bill de Blasio.“Is Bill de Blasio trying to esc...
00:17, 05/17/2019

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 privilege to lead the finest government law office in the country,” Carter said in a statement. Carter...
00:34, 07/13/2019

De Blasio to announce 2020 bid on ‘Good Morning America’ Mayor Bill de Blasio will appear on “Good Morning America” Thursday, where he’s expected to officially announce his quixotic run for the White House. He will then travel to Iowa after his appearance to stump for votes. The Hawkeye State was a field of broken dreams last time Democr...
03:00, 05/16/2019

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 months. “Is there anything new that you would propose if you’re elected president to address af...
23:34, 05/17/2019

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....
20:34, 05/16/2019

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....
00:51, 05/19/2019

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....
03:17, 07/29/2019

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 search for ways to slash power consumption. The emergency declaration issued Thursday night applies to al...
04:17, 07/19/2019

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’ debate next month. The mayor’s been mum on his fundraising total so far– but one thing ...
19:51, 05/20/2019

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.”...
04:17, 07/19/2019

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 sign a permanent reauthorization of the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Act into law. “We’re going to wor...
08:17, 07/27/2019

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 think Cortez, who kept Amazon out of New York and they don’t like her for that, thousands and thousa...
01:34, 07/13/2019

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 headlines in the city. “We’ll make a final decision this week and we’ll announce this we...
21:34, 05/13/2019

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 — with many trapped in elevators or subways, and even Times Squares’ famous billboards blank &#...
21:34, 07/14/2019

De Blasio pushes ferry purchases through despite comptroller objections City Hall rammed through its controversial plan to spend $84.5 million purchasing boats from a contractor providing Mayor de Blasio’s signature NYC Ferry service, overriding objections from the city’s top budget budget watchdog over costs, The Post has learned. The city’s Economic Development Corpor...
23:51, 05/15/2019

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 administration. De Blasio, speaking on CNN before the ticker-tape parade in the Canyon of Heroes for the ...
17:34, 07/10/2019

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-limited pol has refused to say how much money he has raised for his quixotic campaign until he’s f...
01:00, 07/09/2019

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 that our friend de Blasio is running,” Giuliani told John Catsimatidis on his AM-970 radio sh...
19:17, 05/19/2019

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 of supporters. “His slogan should be: make America hate again,” the mayor said on CNN...
19:34, 07/14/2019

De Blasio faces Dem backlash after expanding deportation triggers New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's Immigration Commissioner had to go into damage control mode after local officials took issue with the city's expanded approach to cooperating with federal immigration officials....
19:34, 05/14/2019

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 presidential campaigns, Hizzoner pretty much cornered the market on contributions from bigwigs who rely on hi...
02:34, 07/17/2019

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)        ...
11:17, 05/17/2019

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 hopeful was promptly grilled about the barrage of negative media coverage of his longshot president...
16:17, 05/17/2019

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,” de Blasio said Friday on WNYC. “In terms of the heat index, we’re talking later today, Saturday, Sun...
21:51, 07/19/2019

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 administration would carry through on the threat. ​”One, and this one has been played out, I ...
00:00, 07/18/2019

Bill de Blasio called a ‘liar’ by protesters outside GMA interview 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!” throughout the live segment. The mayor appeared on “Good Morning America” to plug ...
15:34, 05/16/2019

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 de Blasio frequently travels 11 miles from Gracie Mansion to get to via motorcade — has been s...
03:17, 07/05/2019

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,” de Blasio told Errol Louis on NY1’s “Inside City Hall.” “We’re a city right now that ...
06:17, 07/16/2019

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 Wednesday. Jacob Schwartz, 31, looked sullen as Justice Steven Statsinger handed down the sentence that had...
21:34, 07/10/2019

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 helped de Blasio’s mayoral re-election race in 2017. Politically-connected lawyer Frank Carone an...
07:00, 07/16/2019

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 tells of a run-in with cops in San Francisco. “I had been standing outside the apartment fo...
23:51, 07/01/2019

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 announce a 2020 presidential bid — earned the moniker, sources say, for routinely swiping the policy...
15:34, 05/16/2019

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 charges against the cop involved, Officer Daniel Pantaleo. “This is an issue that should have be...
00:17, 07/18/2019

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, if you’re counting, is more than 80 times the size of South Bend, Indiana. Related: Missouri poise...
22:17, 05/17/2019

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 him. “He’s a real nice person, but he’s delusional!” said Frank Apergis, manager at The Mansion, a din...
06:51, 05/17/2019

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 spokesman for de Blasio said Friday that the mayor was missing from the ceremony for the unveiling of the 9/1...
23:00, 05/31/2019

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-generation business owner, who’s concerned the ruling could trigger crushing renovation and maintenance costs...
06:00, 06/13/2019

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 city’s military veterans slammed de Blasio’s show of concern on the campaign trail while ignoring ser...
04:51, 05/26/2019

Bill de Blasio considering changes to alternate-side parking rules Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday 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 I want to make sure that standard is being applied very precisely because the fewer times people hav...
21:51, 05/03/2019

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....
03:00, 05/04/2019

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 candidates Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders or former Vice President Joe Biden, who are slotted for June 27. ...
21:17, 06/14/2019

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 McDonald’s until the fast food chain pays a $15 minimum wage to its workers. “We’r...
04:34, 05/24/2019

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....
12:34, 08/21/2019

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 of themselves” for demanding Carranza be fired if his “contentious rhetoric” continues. “The [elected...
09:17, 06/18/2019

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 get this budget adopted by the first week in June,” said Johnson during a hearing on de Blasio’s...
21:34, 05/06/2019

De Blasio fundraises off his dad’s suicide after ‘Daily Show’ interview Mayor Bill de Blasio is using the suicide of his World War II veteran dad to attract donor dollars for his struggling 2020 campaign. “Did you see Bill on the Daily Show this week? It’s a must-watch,” says a fundraising pitch that was emailed to potential contributors over the weekend. &#...
00:17, 08/20/2019

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 over his ouster. “There was a fair and impartial process and justice was done,” de Blasi...
00:17, 08/20/2019

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 funds if they fail to meet his staff diversity criteria, The Post has learned. “We are not treating d...
09:34, 05/07/2019

PBA chief calls for vote of ‘no confidence’ in de Blasio, O’Neill The head of the NYPD’s union on Monday urged a vote of “no confidence” in Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner James O’Neill following the decision to fire cop Daniel Pantaleo over the death of Eric Garner. An email sent to members of the Police Benevolent Association...
00:17, 08/20/2019

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 $200,000 to White House aspirants, but almost all of it went to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s rivals,...
08:17, 08/19/2019

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 marked contrast from the so-far mostly friendly primary, the two candidates took on the former vice pr...
08:17, 06/20/2019

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 from 58 during the same time period in 2018 — a 22 percent surge — according to NYPD data. The tragic...
04:51, 05/26/2019

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 new licenses, a limit passed by the City Council in August. The city also wants to reduce the amount...
21:00, 06/12/2019

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 posted Friday to the official NYC Mayor’s Office account. The panel, which included Asian, Hispanic...
04:34, 06/01/2019

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 hopefuls, it also is in negative territory, according to an analysis of polling data released on Tuesd...
01:34, 06/05/2019

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 December only to show up to work the next day. Sources said Deanne Criswell, a principal at the safet...
07:17, 06/05/2019

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 trying to attack front-running Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on funding for abortions....
00:00, 06/06/2019

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 York pols crossing the threshold to get two of 20 coveted spots at the June 26-27 debates in Miami, hos...
17:51, 06/07/2019

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 Daniel Pantaleo, while Mayor Bill de Blasio touted a drop in overall monthly crime reports. Statist...
08:34, 09/05/2019

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....
06:34, 05/28/2019

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."...
21:34, 09/04/2019

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 the derelict mayor all the way to Iowa. At a breakfast meet-and-greet in tiny Hiawatha, two New Yor...
02:51, 06/09/2019

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....
22:34, 05/27/2019

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 the city’s hotel workers union, de Blasio has been buoyed by a flood of contributions from both lab...
19:34, 09/03/2019

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. Under a new law spearheaded by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson (D-Manhattan), Big Apple inmates are n...
19:34, 05/02/2019

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 to new polling numbers, it is not pointing toward Beto O’Rourke or Bill de Blasio....
20:17, 06/10/2019

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....
00:51, 06/11/2019

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 will want to see the two clash in 2020....
17:51, 05/26/2019

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 Friday. De Blasio will get the 7 p.m. slot with anchor Ana Cabrera moderating, while Bullock’s town ha...
23:00, 08/16/2019

De Blasio admits city should do more to get violent vagrants off streets Mayor Bill de Blasio made a rare admission Tuesday — telling Fox Business anchors that the city could do more to get violent vagrants off the streets. Fox host David Asman asked the mayor if laws that are “meant to protect the mentally ill but end up endangering innocent citizens” ...
03:51, 08/14/2019

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."...
06:51, 08/13/2019

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 presidential hopeful appropriated one of Che Guevara’s most famous lines as he urged largely immigrant wo...
04:00, 06/28/2019

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 months-long search that blew two deadlines. “In a national search, Greg Russ stands out as someone with...
09:17, 06/19/2019

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....
00:34, 06/25/2019

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 statewide Siena College poll shows a paltry 26 percent of voters have a favorable view of de Blasio, compare...
19:34, 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 come to power in Cuba....
03:51, 06/28/2019

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 primary debate....
03:51, 08/03/2019

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."...
07:17, 06/05/2019

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 released late Wednesday. De Blasio’s federal political action committee, Fairness PAC, pulled ...
12:17, 08/01/2019

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 Wednesday. “I have no doubt that if due process permitted an immediate firing, I believe the mayor...
05:51, 08/01/2019

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 presidential contenders. Multibillionaire ex-Mayor Bloom­berg told the crowd at an Everytown for Gun Saf...
08:51, 08/11/2019

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.”...
08:51, 08/11/2019

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 Blasio described DOE Community Affairs Director Sadye Campoamor as a “fine public servant … with a lot o...
02:34, 06/21/2019

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 their home because of said revolution. Following his appearance at the first Democratic primary debate W...
12:00, 06/28/2019

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” and his courses “stunningly devoid of any sort of intellectual content,” according to repo...
23:51, 05/22/2019

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?        ...
03:00, 05/02/2019

Autoworkers’ Union Goes on Strike Against G.M. The union and G.M. remain far apart on most of the major issues on the table. The strike plan was authorized at a meeting of U.A.W. regional leaders in Detroit....
12:17, 09/16/2019

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 disinterested in the city, in fact, that he has decided to run for president even though nobody else...
07:00, 06/04/2019

De Blasio, angling for Fox News town hall, to appear on Bret Baier Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is ​talking to Fox News about doing a town hall like several other Democratic presidential hopefuls, will appear Thursday evening on “Special Report with Bret Baier,” according to his campaign schedule. De Blasio, who once trashed Fox News for dividing the count...
20:17, 06/06/2019

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 up Fifth Avenue — billed as “America’s largest cultural celebration&#...
22:00, 06/06/2019

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 President Patrick Lynch specifically condemned Hizzoner’s revival Wednesday night of an old anecdot...
03:34, 06/28/2019

De Blasio tangles with student activist over school diversity efforts An irritated Mayor Bill 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 Torres chided de Blasio directly for not taking sufficiently swift action in combating school seg...
02:00, 06/08/2019

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, population 13,000. Hizzoner had to work hard for the endorsement, making three trips to the tiny southern ...
01:00, 06/02/2019

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 cancer-related deaths in the aftermath of terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. The memorial, ca...
22:17, 05/30/2019

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 administration’s deportation record....
17:17, 07/14/2019

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 of his presidential stump speech. “This is about putting working people first,” de Blasio said at a...
00:00, 05/29/2019

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....
02:34, 06/06/2019

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 clear about the fact that we are going to start with a mean and lean team, and we are going to build ...
07:34, 05/21/2019

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....
05:34, 06/28/2019

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 officials failed to adequately investigate whether kids are being exposed, according to documents obtained b...
03:51, 06/03/2019

De Blasio campaign’s social media strategy falls flat Sad. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 2020 presidential-bid YouTube page had just 61 subscribers nearly 10 hours after he posted his big campaign announcement there — and his flat-footed social media effort has drawn fire from Donald Trump Jr. While some 24,313 people have viewed his campaign page created on ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

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 a heavyweight."...
10:17, 06/27/2019

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 Don.” Trump kicked off the spat hours after de Blasio announced his candidacy for the 2020 Democrati...
03:51, 05/17/2019

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 on CNN before hopping a plane home. City Hall wouldn’t say what flight Hizzoner took from the Windy...
10:34, 07/15/2019

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....
10:00, 06/05/2019

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 Rand — then promptly removed the posting. “’I would give the greatest sunset in the world for ...
03:51, 05/17/2019

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 could actually try to enact now. The most noteworthy moment of the press conference he held at the Wo...
03:51, 07/01/2019

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 criticism in a city heavily influenced by exiles who fled the late Fidel Castro’s rule. De Blas...
03:17, 06/28/2019

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 his office. “I’m really surprised by this and I’m not happy about it and I don’t think that......
23:51, 05/24/2019

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 conference Friday de Blasio said the agreement includes the addition of $250 million in reserves, bringing...
23:00, 06/14/2019

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 mayor, Bill de Blasio, you probably know this: almost every day, he gets driven by SUV 11 miles fro...
19:00, 05/19/2019

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 bid — but didn’t promise to join the fledgling campaign. “I mean maybe. We’ve talked a b...
20:51, 05/22/2019

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 discrimination suit against the network. “Keeping one of our city’s best journalists on the sidel...
06:17, 07/10/2019

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 toxins during the recovery effort....
22:00, 07/03/2019

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 to stop them.” De Blasio made the comments as part of his opening statement at the National E...
19:00, 07/08/2019

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."...
02:51, 06/20/2019

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 Heights neighborhood. “I just want to report to everyone at this moment, thank God, he is stable,&...
02:51, 06/22/2019

De Blasio blasted for bumping NYCHA head’s salary to $400K Mayor 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 Russ’ $400,000 salary and other job perks. “With all due respect, the $400,000 is an amount that the M...
17:34, 06/21/2019

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 school zones. The mayor made the pitch after applauding a new law approved by Gov. Cuomo and lawmak...
02:17, 05/25/2019

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 eager to get an agreement done now so he can focus on his long-shot 2020 White House bid. “This is....
22:17, 06/13/2019

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 Post on Tuesday and set to begin July 1 — vagrants approached by the NYPD for violating transit rule...
22:17, 06/13/2019

De Blasio apologizes for quoting Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara in Miami MIAMI — Mayor Bill de Blasio got himself into hot water on the campaign trail Thursday when he quoted Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara during a union rally at Miami International Airport. De Blasio, fresh off his combative performance in Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate, used one of G...
01:34, 06/28/2019

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 a conversation he had with his biracial son, Dante, about how young black men should act around cop...
21:00, 06/27/2019

De Blasio shows up late for TV interview after messing up alarm clock New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio apparently overslept on Tuesday, claiming he was late for a live local television interview because he screwed up his alarm clock....
20:00, 07/02/2019

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 trounces de Blasio 56 percent to 25 percent, with the rest of the Democrats undecided, according to a hypot...
20:00, 06/10/2019

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 — one that once damaged his relationship with the NYPD. De Blasio recalled a conversation about how you...
09:00, 06/27/2019

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 faction and sub-faction of voters seems well spoken for. What could de Blasio possibly bring to the...
20:34, 05/21/2019

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 hub in the area. The Landmarks Preservation Commission voted 8-0 to make the bookseller’s home at 82...
04:34, 06/12/2019

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 streets this year. “We absolutely have an emergency on our hands,” he said on NY1’s R...
03:34, 07/02/2019

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-challenged — presidential candidate was set to appear on WPIX 11 at 7:30 a.m. but only left Gracie Mansion...
18:51, 07/02/2019

Bill de Blasio calls for 70 percent tax rate on wealthy in Dem debate New York Mayor Bill de Blasio sought to establish himself an unapologetic progressive during the first Democratic debate here on Wednesday, saying wealthy Americans should pay 70 percent of income in taxes....
04:51, 06/27/2019

De Blasio’s security detail makes heroic rescue on FDR Drive Three members of Mayor Bill 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 one police officer were traveling northbound on the FDR at around 10 a.m. when they spotted a wo...
06:34, 05/23/2019

Whoopi mocks Bill de Blasio's 2020 announcement on 'The View:' 'What are you doing?' "The View" host Whoopi Goldberg struggled to hold back laughter as she read an announcement that New York City mayor Bill De Blasio threw his hat in the ring for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
20:51, 05/16/2019

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....
11:17, 08/30/2019

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 nothing,” activist Julianne Hoffenberg shouted while the mayor was speaking about last week’s firing...
22:34, 08/26/2019

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 confirmation hearing, where the former TLC deputy commissioner deflected question after question abo...
02:17, 07/23/2019

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 inside the party....
09:00, 08/26/2019

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 need of solace? There’s a low-cost way to make people ignore your dereliction and laziness: Just......
23:17, 07/20/2019

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 convicted felons. “These are serious, serious crimes and what we felt is since this was a change in state ...
04:34, 05/11/2019

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....
15:00, 09/07/2019

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 do it. “We are going to be all over the situation,” Hizzoner huffed at an unrelated press briefing,...
15:00, 09/11/2019

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 — potentially violating campaign finance regulations, campaign finance experts told The Post. De BlasioR...
00:51, 07/20/2019

De Blasio: I may scrap gifted and talented testing for 4-year-olds Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday he’s considering abolishing tests for 4-year-olds to get into the city’s gifted and talented program — then was criticized for the position by a caller who said she’d leave the city if the exams were cut. “That could be part of the proce...
00:00, 09/07/2019

De Blasio won’t say if Daniel Pantaleo, cop in Eric Garner’s death, should be fired Mayor Bill de Blasio refused to say Wednesday whether NYPD 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 him. De Blasio claimed Pantaleo’s fate is in the hands of Police Commissioner James O’Neill....
00:17, 07/18/2019

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 spin for Castro, who was former President Barack Obama’s housing secretary, after the second ...
02:17, 07/31/2019

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, Michigan, venue where he’ll take part Wednesday in the Democratic primary debates, The Post has ...
22:17, 07/30/2019

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 his 6-foot-5 frame, the quixotic candidate took the floor at Parlor City Pub to a smattering of appl...
11:37, 08/12/2019

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 that the Mayor of a major city would attack an iconic organization (which employs thousands of hardwo...
01:00, 05/14/2019

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 because no new cases of the highly contagious virus have been reported since July, according to health...
19:34, 09/03/2019

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 mayor’s struggling 2020 campaign on Aug. 6. Three weeks later they’ve recruited just 670 co...
06:17, 08/29/2019

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, the CEO of HAKS and part-owner of SIMCO, copped to one count of first-degree bribery in the scheme...
03:00, 05/14/2019

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 up at his office on just six occasions in May, taking part in two meetings, four events......
19:34, 09/03/2019

De Blasio dodges questions about scrapping city’s gifted programs Mayor Bill 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 literally a recommendation that just came out. I’m going to assess it,” de Blasio said of the repo...
20:34, 08/27/2019

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. “He’s correct to say there are threats that come from the right wing. There are also threats th...
00:00, 09/04/2019

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” op-ed Thursday, would tax companies that don’t provide positions for workers displaced by te...
02:34, 09/06/2019

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-change plan. “We think that the mayor’s attempt, while maybe having the best intentions, is pretty misgu...
05:00, 05/04/2019

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 on Monday to promote his Green New Deal, The Post has learned. “It’s a pretty good idea as Trump Tower is one of the biggest polluters per square foot in New York City,” said environme...
02:51, 05/10/2019

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 fundraising scandal. “There has been recent reporting concerning an investigation by the city’s Department...
02:51, 05/10/2019

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. At least 52 employees from the powerhouse firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison combined ...
04:17, 07/19/2019

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-renowned cultural institutions. Johnson said Wednesday that he had the time of his life representin...
07:17, 05/09/2019

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 rights of New Yorkers to own guns. “My answer is my answer. You don’t get to tell other people their...
14:34, 08/08/2019

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 termed-out politician, known for his habitual tardiness, finally decided to run after five months of to...
14:00, 05/16/2019

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 New Deal.” The mayor had planned a press conference outside the tower that houses president’s Manhatt...
21:34, 05/13/2019

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 will hear some critics who say we can’t afford to give everyone healthcare,” de Blasio sai...
02:00, 05/08/2019

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 released a three-minute video featuring shots of him at his official residence. “There’s plenty of mone...
16:34, 05/16/2019

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Run for President (NEW YORK CITY) — 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 candidacy, de Blasio is seeking to claim a role on the national stage that has eluded him as may...
13:34, 05/16/2019

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, leaving that decision up to city voters. “I show up. It’s a simple but a tried​-​and​-t...
22:17, 07/15/2019

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 “Bill de Blasio cheat sheet” with six zingers labeling the termed-out Democrat a groundhog killer who...
20:34, 05/16/2019

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 prepare for battle with Fox host Sean Hannity. “I want to introduce you to a recent college graduate,....
08:17, 08/10/2019

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 beauty to join their group. Bill de Blasio of NYC, considered the worst mayor in the U.S., will supposed...
20:34, 05/16/2019

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 — joking that he missed all but one song of their hit-packed show. “Oh, look — Mayor de Blasio’...
00:00, 08/07/2019

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 Fleisher spotted an obscure Facebook post about an event Friday night in Sioux City, Iowa, billed as de B...
20:34, 05/16/2019

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 $2.35 million in donations during the past three months, Buttigieg’s campaign revealed Tuesday....
22:17, 07/16/2019

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

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 them in front of work sites....
03:51, 08/01/2019

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 improvements in areas such as compensation, benefits, severance, diversity, and the establishment of a ...
01:18, 08/13/2019

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 dealers” from banks, getting out of a lease you don’t like, and how the tax credit savings is appl...
16:00, 08/23/2019

Here Are 10 Interesting 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......
14:00, 06/13/2019

Timbers cap 12-game trip with 3-1 win over Union CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Brian Fernández scored twice and the Portland Timbers beat Philadelphia 3-1 on Saturday night to knock the Union from the top spot in the Eastern Conference standings. The game ended Portland’s 12-game, season-opening trip because of stadium renovations. The Timbers will re...
09:51, 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 workers' hearts and minds....
06:00, 07/19/2019

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......
14:17, 06/18/2019

Autoworkers Union Calls for Strike Against G.M. The union and G.M. remain far apart on most of the major issues on the table. The strike plan was authorized by at a meeting of U.A.W. regional leaders in Detroit....
19:51, 09/15/2019

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 unions, said on Thursday....
22:51, 08/29/2019

Mistaken Identity: Gabrielle Union Actress Gabrielle Union impersonates “lazy” paparazzi who can’t tell her apart from Ashanti. (July 11)        ...
17:00, 07/11/2019

Warren's Campaign Is Now a Union Shop On Tuesday night, the Wall Street Journal reported Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s campaign staff will unionize. The union will be represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320; the union’s business manager told the Journal the Warren campaign agreed with “no pushback.”...
21:00, 06/05/2019

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."...
07:00, 06/19/2019

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 song to shoo him out. “And this guy,” Maher condescendingly said, hoisting a photo of de Blasio. “Star...
00:00, 06/30/2019

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."...
00:51, 06/16/2019

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 city’s specialized high schools. At a closed-door meeting inside Gracie Mansion with some 20 parents ...
08:17, 06/14/2019

De Blasio wins stuffed pig, scarfs down corn dog at Iowa State Fair President Bill de Blasio? When pigs fly! Hizzoner’s visited the Iowa State Fair as part of his quixotic bid for the White House Sunday, where he scarfed down high-fat foods and played carnival games — scoring himself a stuffed swine in Skee-Ball. “This is a harbinger of things to come,” said de Blas...
11:37, 08/12/2019

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 — where he gave a 20-minute pitch to voters at the famed Political Soapbox — the New York...
20:34, 08/12/2019

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 longshot presidential hopeful was the latest 2020 candidate to drop by the facility, located south of ...
22:00, 06/27/2019

Cuomo, de Blasio vow to fight ICE raids targeting illegal immigrant families 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 alien families. Cuomo called the plans “shameful and wholly unacceptable” in a statement...
09:17, 06/22/2019

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’s said he can juggle his day job with his quixotic presidential quest. A lawyer for de Blasio...
02:17, 06/20/2019

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....
03:34, 08/09/2019

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 New York official who notably wasn’t there — Mayor Bill de Blasio. Instead, de Blasio, pi...
23:34, 08/15/2019

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 nothing,” activist Julianne Hoffenberg shouted while the mayor was speaking about last week’s firing of N...
08:00, 08/26/2019

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 statement said, “When I am president, we will even up the score, and we will tax the hell out of the...
05:51, 08/01/2019

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 personally asked to support him,” reads the pitch on the fundraising website ActBlue. The unsigned a...
04:00, 08/09/2019

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-in-cheek message declaring de Blasio “MISSING,” amid his longshot quest for the Oval Office. “Last s...
13:34, 08/25/2019

Bill de Blasio makes fliers wait on tarmac so he can rush to ‘The View’ Mayor Bill de Blasio made Delta passengers wait in their seats on the tarmac at LaGuardia Airport for 10 minutes Thursday after flying back from his less-than-stellar performance in the Detroit debate — so that he and his security detail could deplane first. But it wasn’t a pressing matter rel...
22:17, 08/01/2019

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 View."...
00:51, 08/02/2019

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 chokehold incident that caused Eric Garner’s death during an arrest, de Blasio said it wasn’t his pla...
21:51, 08/02/2019

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 situation here,” Hizzoner claimed on WNYC radio Friday, even though he’s polling at less...
23:51, 05/24/2019

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 team does. Hizzoner’s camp used his own personal Twitter account to offer the seemingly personal...
05:51, 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 cab medallions for years– leading to their eventual collapse. “Today I ordered a joint investi...
07:34, 05/21/2019

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 women in blue, and "finish the job that he ran for."...
03:51, 08/01/2019

De Blasio stands up Michigan congresswoman ahead of Democratic debate 2019 DETROIT, Mich. — Punctuality has never been one of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s strong suits — and he proved it yet again here on Tuesday. Hizzoner had been scheduled to appear at a pre-debate event in Detroit with other 2020 Democratic hopefuls, which was hosted by Michigan Rep. Brenda ...
03:51, 07/31/2019

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 exclusive from 2014 that ran in The Guardian under the headline, “Groundhog died week after ...
01:34, 06/28/2019

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 hell out of" the rich....
06:17, 08/02/2019

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....
19:51, 05/20/2019

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 Development Corp. testified before a City Council task force Thursday that the Brooklyn-Queens Connect...
01:51, 05/31/2019

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 campaign. “We want to talk to all voters about why the mayor is the best candidate for workin...
22:00, 06/03/2019

‘President’ de Blasio slammed by Letitia James, Pod Save America crowd Mayor Bill de Blasio’s presidential bid got roundly rejected by state Attorney General Letitia James and a crowd of 3,000 jeering liberals during a podcast taping in his home borough of Brooklyn. When asked to rate her excitement over de Blasio’s campaign on a scale of one to 10, James j...
23:34, 05/17/2019

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 Democratic presidential primary debate. The mayor, who’s spurred a snide political watcher to put ̶...
11:17, 08/30/2019

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 — vowed on Thursday to be a “transformative” force at the agency, but offered little in...
04:17, 07/19/2019

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 future.” “This is not just about today – it is about tomorrow,” Hizzzoner also told NY1, responding to...
08:51, 09/10/2019

Former de Blasio admin 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 against him, promoting a sexual performance by a child, in exchange for one to three years in prison. Manh...
00:00, 05/29/2019

De Blasio's attack on Biden backfires, sparking mockery on social media NYC mayor Bill de Blasio was the subject of mockery on Wednesday after attempting to slam his Democratic rival former Vice President Joe Biden over a key issue on abortion. ...
03:51, 06/06/2019

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 inspections to help fix what he called a “never-again situation.” “We will not allow any contested — any c...
09:34, 07/09/2019

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio will enter the 2020 presidential race: NBC News Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York City, will officially enter the 2020 race for president Thursday morning, NBC News reported Wednesday, citing a spokesperson for De Blasio....
00:34, 05/16/2019

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 Buttigieg’s campaign pays for his protection. De Blasio’s security detail is provided by a d...
04:17, 07/19/2019

With de Blasio campaigning, Cuomo and ‘Mayor Johnson’ rushed to restore power Mayor de Blasio was in an auto workers' union hall in Waterloo, Iowa -- campaigning for president -- when the lights went out in a 60-block swath of Manhattan....
13:51, 07/14/2019

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 winds, heavy downpours and potentially hail,” hizzoner tweeted. “I urge everyone to stay...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Jumaane Williams joins chorus of critics after de Blasio announces 2020 run Public Advocate Jumaane Williams ripped Mayor Bill de Blasio’s job performance Thursday — and declared that he was “ready, willing and able” to take over should Hizzoner skip town for his quixotic presidential run. “I ran to be public advocate, I didn’t run to be mayor. I made that quite clear,̶...
02:34, 05/17/2019

Cory Booker fundraises on back of Bill de Blasio’s 2020 launch Cory Booker is making a hard push for donations on the back of Bill de Blasio’s 2020 announcement on Thursday — in a bid to not get squeezed out of the Democratic primary debates. In order to qualify for the debate stage, candidates must either garner at least 1% in three polls or earn donatio...
03:51, 05/17/2019

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 his “top priorities” are for the end of the legislative session in Albany. “I’d say rent, rent, rent,...
23:00, 05/31/2019

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 colleagues of color “outrageous.” “I think that’s ridiculous and outrageous and false,&...
23:00, 05/31/2019

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....
14:51, 05/16/2019

Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel roast Bill de Blasio over 2020 bid Bill de Blasio’s longshot presidential aspirations became fodder for late-night television on both coasts Thursday night. In their respective roasts, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert pointed to a recent poll that showed 76 percent of New Yorkers don’t want the termed-out mayor to run in 2020. “...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Corey Johnson jabs Bill de Blasio for poor communication during blackout Mayor Bill de Blasio kept the Big Apple in the dark during Saturday’s blackout by not communicating enough with city residents amid the confusion, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Tuesday. “One of the things that should’ve happened right away is there should’ve been communications from ...
20:00, 07/16/2019

‘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. “They say that 90 percent of life is showing up. Well, 100 percent of being an elected official is show...
07:17, 07/21/2019

De Blasio tied to scandal involving new 2020 candidate Steve Bullock The 22nd Democratic candidate for president threw his hat into the ring Tuesday and was already drawing flak — over his ties to a former Mayor Bill de Blasio aide accused of sexual harassment. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced his presidential bid, then was swiftly hit by the Republican National ...
22:34, 05/14/2019

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 Avenue. “When you’re running for president of United States this is always a challenge, t...
20:34, 06/07/2019

Retired teacher admonishes de Blasio at South Carolina campaign event Mayor Bill de Blasio got thrown his first curveball in the early days of his quixotic presidential campaign Saturday as a local, prominent Democratic activist urged him not to battle President Trump in the gutter....
00:51, 05/19/2019

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 disrespect for the uniform in NYC is result of a Democrat-Progressive (Retrogressive)-Socialist May...
22:34, 07/23/2019

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, The Post has learned. Gillibrand is the chief author of the bill and she and de Blasio are duking i...
04:00, 07/24/2019

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 crowd at CitiField with the wrong-era slogan. “There’s something about that slogan, ‘Ya Gotta Belie...
11:51, 06/30/2019

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 near-daily from Gracie Mansion to work out and where a racist bomb threat targeting the mayor was ph...
23:51, 07/24/2019

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 scored the endorsement of Orangeburg Mayor Michael Butler four days after their May 28 sit-down at ...
19:34, 09/03/2019

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 Enforcement Officers all around this great Country. What took place in NYC with water being tossed on NYP...
02:00, 07/26/2019

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 given lavish gifts that included a private junket to Las Vegas was sentenced Monday to 48 months in prison. Jeremy Reichberg, who was convicted in January of four counts, including ...
21:34, 05/13/2019

De Blasio attacks Trump’s Air Force One video after filming at Gracie Mansion COLUMBIA, South Carolina — Pot, meet kettle. Mayor de Blasio on Saturday attacked President Trump for allegedly violating a federal law banning the use of government resources in politics — even though Hizzoner filmed his own campaign announcement inside Gracie Mansion. Trump on Thursday shot ...
03:34, 05/19/2019

Corey Johnson calls on de Blasio to restore funds for trash collection The dirtiest neighborhoods in the city will only get worse if Mayor de Blasio doesn’t restore the $4.2 million in funding for litter-basket collection, City Council leaders said Saturday. Brooklyn is plagued with six of the 10 messiest neighborhoods, with Community Board 3, which covers Bedfor...
03:34, 05/19/2019

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 Mott Haven — which is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s larger efforts to shutter the scandal-scarred ...
06:17, 07/06/2019

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 even more New Yorkers lose power,” de Blasio said in a statement. “After two massive outages in eight...
03:00, 07/23/2019

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....
00:00, 09/07/2019

Uber says de Blasio’s ride-share rules hurt poor New Yorkers The de Blasio administration’s crackdown on ride-hailing services is hurting poor riders, according to Uber. The San Francisco company says city and state regulations reining in ride-hailing services like Uber are only making life difficult for lower income neighborhoods — while having zero impact o...
03:00, 07/23/2019

Ilsinho sparks Union comeback in 3-2 win over Red Bulls CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Ilsinho (Ill-SEEN-yo) had two goals and an assist to spark a second-half rally and the Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia Union beat the New York Red Bulls 3-2 on Saturday night. The Union (9-4-4) trailed by two goals when Ilsinho entered as a substitute in the 53rd minute. ...
04:17, 06/09/2019

Transit union head says he will ‘cause havoc’ during negotiations The MTA’s largest union is planning to “cause havoc” to traffic with a rally outside the agency’s Lower Manhattan headquarters at the end of October amid contract negotiations with the agency. “We got to fill those streets at 2 Broadway, stop traffic and cause havoc,...
00:00, 09/07/2019

| African Union lifts suspension of Sudan The African Union (AU) has lifted its suspension of Sudan's membership in the bloc, ending a three-month freeze that had been in place pending the installation of a civilian-led government after the removal of long-term President Omar al-Bashir....
04:51, 09/08/2019

‘The Union Is Playing Some Hardball.’ Here’s Why GM Workers Are On Strike The United Auto Workers union is leading its first strike against General Motors in 12 years, digging in for a fight over jobs and benefits that could cost the carmaker dearly for an indefinite period. The strike that took effect at midnight may cost GM about $50 million a day in earnings before int...
13:18, 09/16/2019

Andrew Wooten signs with Philadelphia Union Forward Andrew Wooten has signed with Major League Soccer's Philadelphia Union after scoring 17 goals last season for Sandhausen in the German second division       ...
03:17, 06/21/2019

This Union Guy Is Talking Some Real Hardcore Shit In a nation wracked by inequality, when organized labor is beset by enemies on all fronts, it is so refreshing to hear some good, old-fashioned, pure, unadulterated, threatening righteous shit talk from a union leader....
23:00, 05/31/2019

Union shock Dortmund 3-1 for maiden Bundesliga win "Promoted Union Berlin stunned title contenders Borussia Dortmund 3-1 on Saturday to earn their first ever Bundesliga victory that left their opponents three points off the top."...
03:51, 09/01/2019

Populists Seek to Break the European Union From Within Not long ago, nationalist movements were advocating a departure from the European Union. Now they seeking seats in Parliament, promising an insurgency from within....
11:00, 05/25/2019

51 Of 56 Union Ministers In New Central Government Are Crorepatis Out of the 56 ministers in the newly formed Cabinet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, 51 are crorepatis, with Harsimrat Kaur Badal -- Shiromani Akali Dal lawmaker from Bathinda in Punjab -- being the......
01:51, 06/01/2019

SEIU accused of union-busting by its own staff Staff members of the Service Employees International Union, one of the nation's largest labor organizations, have accused it of union-busting and mounted a stepped-up campaign against it in the last week. The staffers have walked out, hung a banner from the union's Washington D.C. headquarters accus...
00:00, 09/14/2019

VW's Tennessee workers vote against union representation Workers at Volkswagen AG's assembly plant in the state of Tennessee narrowly voted against union representation, dealing a fresh blow to the United Auto Workers' (UAW) efforts to unionize a foreign automaker's plant in the U.S. South....
06:51, 06/15/2019

Biden says 'I am a union man,' at first 2020 campaign event Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden officially kicked off his White House campaign on Monday by hosting a union event in Pittsburgh just hours after securing his first labor endorsement....
23:34, 04/29/2019

EU's Juncker says Poland unlikely to leave the European Union Poland is unlikely to leave the European Union, even if the ruling eurosceptic Law and Justice (PiS) party wins re-election this year, EU executive head Jean-Claude Juncker said....
10:51, 04/29/2019

Santos first 2 MLS goals, Union beat Revolution 6-1 CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Sergio Santos scored his first two MLS goals and the Philadelphia Union beat the New England Revolution 6-1 on Saturday night. Philadelphia (6-3-2) is unbeaten in its last four games and has won six of its last eight. Ilson Pereira, on the right side, tapped it to Jamiro Monteiro...
06:51, 05/05/2019

MLB: Umpire union tweet about Machado was ‘inappropriate’ SAN DIEGO (AP) — Major League Baseball says it was inappropriate for the umpire’s union to comment on the one-game suspension levied against San Diego Padres star Manny Machado for his conduct following his ejection for arguing a called third strike Saturday at Colorado. The MLB Umpires Associ...
05:17, 06/19/2019

UAW disputes VW's neutrality on eve of union vote in Tenn. The UAW contends Volkswagen has held multiple mandatory meetings with workers in Chattanooga, pushing anti-union materials. VW denied the allegation, along with other speculation that emerged in the days leading up to Wednesday's vote. ...
12:17, 06/12/2019

Karnataka Government "Will Collapse On Its Own", Says Union Minister Seeking opposition's cooperation in the smooth conduct of the upcoming Lok Sabha session, newly-appointed Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi Saturday said the government was ready for......
22:51, 06/01/2019

MLB, umps 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."...
16:17, 06/19/2019

UAW, GM set to resume contract talks on Monday - union The United Auto Workers union and General Motors Co are set to resume contract talks at 10 a.m. EDT on Monday, hours after the union is set to go on strike, a union spokesman said....
05:17, 09/16/2019

Union Berlin secure first ever Bundesliga promotion For the first time in seven years, a second-division side has won the Bundesliga relegation playoff. Union Berlin secured promotion on away goals after holding off Stuttgart, who were relegated in the process....
06:51, 05/28/2019

Former Union Minister Jaipal Reddy Dies At 77 Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Jaipal Reddy died at a hospital in Hyderabad in the early hours of Sunday. He was 77. He was recently diagnosed with pneumonia and was admitted to the......
10:17, 07/28/2019

European Union calls for ceasefire in Libya All warring groups in Libya must commit to a ceasefire and return to U.N.-led mediation, the European Union said on Monday, calling the situation a threat to international security....
00:34, 05/14/2019

Union jacked: Yanks, Red Sox total 12 runs in 1st 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....
21:00, 06/29/2019

The Union World Is Not Happy With Andy Stern Last week, we published a story showing that Andy Stern, the longtime former leader of one of America’s most prominent unions, is now advising a billionaire-funded charter school group that is explicitly determined to fight teacher’s unions. It is just the latest of Stern’s many actions that have ra...
01:17, 08/02/2019

UAW head wants union to share in profits of U.S. automakers The head of the labor union representing most hourly workers at the U.S. automakers struck an adversarial tone on Monday, vowing in likely contentious talks for new four-year deals that they want to share in the companies' profits....
23:17, 07/15/2019

GE Reaches Labor Deal With Union Leaders General Electric reached a tentative four-year agreement with a group of unions after a few weeks of negotiations, keeping a labor peace as the conglomerate restructures operations....
22:52, 06/25/2019

Union at risk from 'us v them' nationalism - Gordon Brown Former prime minister Gordon Brown has warned the future of the United Kingdom is at risk from the rise of "narrow nationalism" that makes people "hate their neighbours"....
11:00, 06/25/2019

Ford to lay off 185 workers at Canadian plant -union Ford Motor Co will lay off about 185 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the union local said on Friday....
08:34, 07/20/2019

Union Budget Not For Common Man, Says Aam Aadmi Party The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday said the Union Budget 2019-20 does not offer much to the common man or address the major economic challenges faced by the country at the moment....
16:17, 07/05/2019

Only Warren, de Blasio willing to eliminate their own private health care, as Dems put on the spot during debate During Wednesday's Democratic presidential debate, NBC moderator Lestor Holt asked which candidates would abolish their private health insurance plans in favor of a government option -- only Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, D-N.Y., raised their hands. ...
04:51, 06/27/2019

New York City Mayor de Blasio to join crowded Democratic presidential field New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who emerged as a progressive standard-bearer in 2013 but has struggled amid middling approval ratings to build a national profile, will enter the 2020 presidential race on Thursday, according to a source close to the mayor....
07:00, 05/16/2019

De Blasio, London mayor Sadiq Khan fire back after Trump’s insults ​Mayor Bill de Blasio and the mayor of London slapped back at President Trump on Monday after the commander-in-chief compared the two, saying Sadiq Khan reminds him of our “dum​b​ and very incompetent​”​ mayor of New York. “#ConDon takes another shot at me. But I’m a total @SadiqKh...
23:17, 06/03/2019

De Blasio, wife Chirlane McCray share a smooch at Iowa political forum “I am so excited to be here. I also have to share something personal with you. A few weeks ago I had the joy of celebrating my 25th wedding anniversary,” de Blasio began​ in Cedar Rapids​....
20:00, 06/10/2019

Democratic debate 2019: De Blasio’s night full of cringe-worthy moments Mayor de Blasio was heckled and hammered at the debate on a slew of issues plaguing New York City — and tried to wriggle out of the hot seat by shifting blame and giving half-answers. On the Eric Garner case: A group of about 10 people shouting “Fire Pantaleo” interrupted de Blasio during his openin...
07:17, 08/01/2019

Mayor Bill de Blasio's rumored 2020 run gets brutally mocked: 'Hide your groundhogs' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to announce his candidacy for president on Thursday morning and people are already mocking his entry in the 2020 race. ...
05:34, 05/16/2019