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Voting Problems Plague NYC Primary Election

POLITICS | By Jonathan Lemire | Sep 10
As New York City’s contentious primary campaign drew to a close Tuesday, some voters - including one leading mayoral candidate - encountered problems with the city’s decades-old voting machines.

Thompson Within Striking Distance for NYC Mayor

POLITICS | By Jonathan Lemire | Aug 25
In the topsy-turvy New York City mayoral race that has been filled with larger-than-life characters, Bill Thompson has run a steady, under-the-radar campaign that has put him within striking distance of victory.

NYC Mayoral Hopefuls Adjust to Weiner Collapse

POLITICS | By Jonathan Lemire | Aug 1
Mayoral hopeful Christine Quinn suddenly finds herself in demand on national political television talk shows, and they all want to ask her the same question: Should Anthony Weiner drop out of the race?

Weiner Remains Rigid: "Not Much Different Than Yesterday"

POLITICS | Jul 25
Following revelations of yet another wave of lewd text messages and photos, disgraced former Rep. Anthony Weiner said he is "surprised more didn’t come out" and he’s sorry "for any inconvenience this may have caused."

Anthony Weiner Admits to More Lewd Photos

POLITICS | By Jonathan Lemire | Jul 23
New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner admitted on Tuesday to sending additional sexually explicit photos and texts to a woman he met online - an exchange she says began more than a year after he resigned from Congress for similar behavior.

Heated NYC Mayor Race is a Star-Studded Affair

POLITICS | By Jennifer Peltz | Jul 6
With the super-competitive campaign to lead the nation’s biggest city in high gear since spring, the day-to-day menu of candidate forums, policy speeches and endorsements from political figures has increasingly been sprinkled with a heavy dash of glitz.

Out Legislators Blast Weiner on ’Dyke’ Comment

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 20
Out New York lawmakers are demanding an apology from mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner for a ’dyke’ gaffe in a Washington Post article.

Republican Wins N.Y. House Race

POLITICS | By Beth Fouhy | Sep 14
Republican Bob Turner defeated Democratic state Assemblyman David Weprin in a special election on Tuesday, Sept. 14, to succeed Rep. Anthony Weiner who resigned in June after a sexting scandal.

HomoTech: Tweet No Evil

PERSONAL TECH | By Shaun Knittel | Jul 16
The president does it. Sarah Palin does it. It helped ensure passage of gay marriage in New York. It’s tweeting. It’s fast, it’s easy and it’s fun. It can also get you into trouble. Just ask ex-U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner.

Weiner to Step Down Amidst Sex Scandal

POLITICS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 16
Rep. Anthony Weiner will step down after weeks in the media spotlight following revelations that he sent sexually provocative texts and tweets to a number of women. The messages reportedly included sexually explicit photos.

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