'Anything less will not be tolerated,' said Rep. Hakeem Jeffries
Bio: Azi Paybarah is a reporter for Capital. He has covered politics for The New York Observer, WNYC, The New York Sun and the New York Press.
During last night's Democratic mayoral debate on NBC 4, the major candidates indicated they'd support whoever won the party's nomination over Joe Lhota in the general election.
Bill de Blasio could win the Democratic nomination outright on primary night, according to the latest Quinnipiac poll, whose results leaked out ahead of their scheduled publication this afternoon.
Last week, Quinnipiac University released their third poll of likely Democratic voters and it showed Eliot Spitzer and Scott Stringer tied at 46 percent.
"Once again, the NYPD finds itself under siege," begins the main New York Post editorial today.
Stories in both The New York Times and the Daily News describe the damage done to Christine Quinn's campaign in 2013 by her decision back in 2008 to extend term limits and pave the way for Mayor Michael Bloomberg's third term.
How much does the New York Post actually lose? [Joe Pompeo]
Governor Andrew Cuomo is getting pressure from upstate cites to sign onto the transit lockbox bill. [Dana Rubinstein]
Despite Christine Quinn's embrace of Ray Kelly, she is trailing Bill de Blasio on the question of who will do the best job of keeping New York safe. [Azi Paybarah]
Christine Quinn now appears to be getting the worst of both worlds on the issue of public safety.
Three polls have recently come out showing Bill de Blasio leading the Democratic mayoral primary.
Bill de Blasio's rise among black voters, and the fall of a "natural assumption." [Azi Paybarah]
De Blasio said his tax plan can get approved in Albany. [Dana Rubinstein]
Christine Quinn touts two of her three major newspaper endorsements. [Azi Paybarah]
The Quinnipiac poll shows Eliot Spitzer below 50 percent. [Azi Paybarah]