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Bill Thompson Appears From Nowhere to Become Top Mayoral Contender

Bill Thompson, who narrowly lost to Mayor Bloomberg in 2009, is back in the hunt for City Hall.

Chinatown »

John Liu Marks 46th Birthday with Hints at Mayoral Announcement 'Soon'

The likely candidate kept mum about his plans, but his supporters wished him "Happy Birthday, Mr. Mayor."

New York City »

Christine Quinn Foes Prepare Campaign to Spoil Her Mayoral Hopes

A group of protesters who have long hounded Speaker Quinn plan to step up their efforts in 2013.

New York City »

Mayoral Candidates Try to Woo Skeptical Business Community

At a Crain's forum, the four Democrats vying to become mayor debated the city's economic future.

New York City »

MTA Chairman Lhota, Carrion Would Lose to Democrat, Poll Shows

MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota and Adolfo Carrion Jr. will have an uphill battle if they run for mayor.

New York City »

ScarJo on Stringer Switch to Comptroller Race: 'Not on My Watch'

Scarlett Johansson once fumed at rumors that Scott Stringer would drop his mayoral bid. And now he is.

West Harlem »

Christine Quinn Ramps Up Her Uptown Presence Ahead of 2013 Mayoral Race

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has become a near-constant presence uptown this summer.

Greenwich Village »

Hands off My Chick-fil-A, New Yorkers Say

New Yorkers don't care about Chick-fil-A's anti-gay marriage stance, a poll found.

New York City »

Tom Hanks, Donald Trump Among City's Celebrity Campaign Donors

Candidates for city office are raking in cash as well as celebrity endorsements.

Stuy Town »

CB6 Chair Mark Thompson Launches Campaign for City Council

Thompson, who lives in Stuyvesant Town, has launched a website to drum up support and donations.

New York City »

Ray Kelly Would Lose to Christine Quinn in Mayor's Race, Poll Found

Ray Kelly has no stated mayoral ambitions, but a new poll shows he'd be trounced by Chris Quinn.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Scarlett Johansson For Mayor? Only in the Movies, Starlet Says

Scarlett Johansson joked about running for mayor at a fundraiser for Scott Stringer.

Manhattan »

John Liu Says He's Still In the Running for Mayor Despite Campaign Scandal

"We're moving forward," said John Liu, a day after his campaign treasurer was arrested for fraud.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Contenders For Jessica Lappin's Council Seat Emerge

As City Councilwoman Jessica Lappin considers a run for borough president, others eye her seat.

Manhattan »

Bill De Blasio Outpaces Christine Quinn in Fundraising in Last Six Months

Public advocate Bill de Blasio is surging ahead in the money race among presumptive mayoral candidates.