'Obviously he was going to be [in] a very very central role. But he made a decision else-wise.'
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.
Republican pollster Kellyanne Conway released a poll saying NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly could win the mayor's race, if he decided to run.
The Brooklyn Democratic Party voted last night to endorse City Councilwoman Letitia James for public advocate.
Former congressman Anthony Weiner said he opposes opening a garbage facility on East 91st Street, a controversial project that is supported by City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and strongly opposed by local residents and politicians on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
"I don't believe in opening that plant on the East Side," Weiner said last night while speaking to a Democratic club in Harlem last night.
"I've never not vote for the Democrat," said Anthony Weiner, walking along 110th Street with three reporters toward the 6 train, following his debate debut and then a speaking engagement at a Democratic club in Harlem.
It's not as if Anthony Weiner would have had any trouble standing out at an education forum today, given the almost ridiculous levels of media attention that greeted his every movement, but he distinguished himself anyway.
A new Marist College poll shows Anthony Weiner's support growing among Democratic voters, cutting into City Council Speaker Christine Quinn's lead.
Billionaire supermarket and oil magnate John Catsimatidis released a 60-second ad, which included a not-so-subtle reminder about the fares and tolls that "punish" New Yorkers.
The issue of retroactive pay raises for union workers is something of a fiscal time bomb for the Democratic mayoral candidates, according to the Daily News, which has a lengthy piece looking at the issue.
As much attention as Anthony Weiner has gotten for shaking up the Democratic mayoral primary, he may be affecting the Republican side of things too.