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Editorial boards on Thompson: Decent guy, but Mulgrew

This weekend, when The New York Times endorsed Christine Quinn in the Democratic mayoral primary, its editorial writers credited her with an ability to listen, change her mind and be pragmatic. This morning, when the Post endorsed her, it was largely because of her closeness to Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Aug. 26, 2013

 
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The Times endorses Christine Quinn and the promise of ‘getting something done’

The New York Times endorsed City Council Speaker Christine Quinn in the Democratic mayoral primary, rejecting the argument for Public Advocate Bill de Blasio that what the city needed was a clear and distinct departure from Mayor Michael Bloomberg's tenure.

Aug. 24, 2013

 
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Quinn seeks children for ad while Thompson seeks diversity

Christine Quinn and Bill Thompson are filming television ads tomorrow and both are putting a premium on showing off diversity, according to casting requests obtained by Capital.

Aug. 24, 2013

 
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20th Century Fox TV options book about clandestine NYPD counterterror operations

Attached to the 20th Century Fox Television project are producers Erwin Stoff and Tom Lassally of 3 Arts Entertainment.

Aug. 23, 2013

 
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How Stringer contributed to Thompson in 2009, and how he didn’t

"I was working to make sure that Bill Thompson was elected mayor. I walked the streets. I contributed. With--you didn't even spend $175 and give him a campaign contribution."

Aug. 23, 2013

 
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Video: A Quinn aide confronts a stop-and-frisk taunt

Since the beginning of campaign season, Christine Quinn has been targeted by a dedicated band of critics who have, at times, sought to provoke Quinn and her staff into engaging them.

Aug. 23, 2013

 
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After railing against the Council (and the Times), Bloomberg rails against Obama (in the Times)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg failed to prevent the City Council from overriding his veto of to bills designed to rein in the police department's use of stop-and-frisk, after a debate that was animated by mayoral politics, and the politics of the current Council.

Aug. 23, 2013

 
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Last comptroller debate: Spitzer says ‘third term,’ Stringer says ‘trust,’ both smile

In their last official televised debate, Spitzer and Stringer grinned as they tried portraying a lighter, friendlier disposition, while continuing their attacks on one another.

Aug. 23, 2013

 
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Marginal hatemonger photobombs Stringer campaign too

The unstable character who was repudiated for attending Eliot Spitzer's press conference yesterday, obviously, wasn't going to miss this morning's press conference where Scott Stringer supporters were going to talk al about him.

Aug. 22, 2013

 
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Running for Council with pictures of Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton's likeness may be showing up soon in your campaign mail, despite the fact that she isn't making endorsements.

Aug. 22, 2013