Fury Alone Won’t Destroy Trumpism. We Need a Plan B.

Steve Bannon is thinking globally and acting locally. He’s not wrong. 

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What This Portrait of Mayor Adams’s Mother Means to New Yorkers

Dorothy Mae Adams-Streeter posed for a portrait at her 75th birthday party. Her image, floating in a brandy snifter, has a powerful resonance.

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Conflict Quickly Emerges Between Top Prosecutor and Police Commissioner

A memo by New York City’s new police leader sharply questioned Manhattan’s new district attorney over his strategy for prosecuting crime.

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Eric Adams Takes Office as New York City’s Mayor

Eric Adams, the city’s second Black mayor, faces difficult decisions over how to lead New York City through the next wave of the pandemic.

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The Rise of Eric Adams and Black New York

Eric Adams winning coalition shows how the city’s power structure has changed. 

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Adrienne Adams Wins Race to Become New York City Council’s Next Speaker

In an early political setback for Eric Adams, Adrienne Adams emerged from a hard-fought race with the votes she needed to be council speaker.

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Robberies. Drought. Tent Camps. Los Angeles’s Next Mayor Faces a Litany of Crises.

The city’s unease could prove pivotal next year, when Los Angeles will elect a new mayor in a contest that civic leaders say will have the highest stakes in decades.

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Mayor-Elect Eric Adams Cancels 10 Fund-Raisers

One of them was sponsored by a contentious public relations executive, Ronn Torossian.

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Andre Dickens Is Elected Mayor of Atlanta

Mr. Dickens and Felicia Moore had advanced to the runoff election by beating former Mayor Kasim Reed.

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Democratic Socialists Have a Long Road to Electoral Victory

Our beliefs just might not be as popular as we like to think they are.

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Democrats Deny Political Reality at Their Own Peril

What’s badly needed is a return to the moderate policies that fueled the blue-wave victories in 2018 and won Joe Biden the presidency in 2020.

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Felicia Moore, Andre Dickens Will Compete for Atlanta Mayor; Kasim Reed Falls Short

Two candidates, Felicia Moore and Andre Dickens, will compete in a runoff on Nov. 30.

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Election Day Silver Linings!

Really, it could have been worse.

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For Progressives, Michelle Wu Points to a Way Forward

As a Boston mayoral candidate, she had plenty of opportunity to pivot away from her more liberal ideas. She didn’t, and it paid off.

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India Walton Concedes to Byron Brown in Buffalo Mayor’s Race

“It seems unlikely that we will end up with enough votes to inaugurate a Walton administration in January,” the democratic socialist wrote on Twitter.

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Eric Adams Vows to ‘Get Stuff Done.’ But First, a Night on the Town.

The next mayor of New York City, who celebrated at a downtown club, says he will focus on public safety and the crisis at Rikers Island.

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Jacob Frey Is Re-Elected as Minneapolis’s Mayor

The mayoral race was shaped by Mr. Floyd death at the hands of a police officer and the debate about whether to replace the city’s Police Department.

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Eric Adams’s Style: ‘Everything About You Must Say Power’

New York City’s new mayor, Eric Adams, pays a lot of attention to what he wears. You should, too.

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Michelle Wu Is Neither White Nor Male. She Was Elected Mayor of Boston.

Her election represents a seismic shift to the political landscape of the city. 

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Eric Adams Is Elected Mayor of New York City

Mr. Adams, a Democrat and former police captain, will be the second Black mayor in the city’s history.

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What to Watch in Tuesday’s Elections: Virginia, Mayor’s Races and Policing

The Virginia governor’s race will be closely studied for clues about the midterms, and new mayors will be chosen in New York, Boston, Buffalo, Atlanta and more.

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Here’s What to Watch in New York and New Jersey Elections

New York City will elect three citywide positions, while both the governor’s race in New Jersey and the mayor’s race in Buffalo could have national implications.

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Buffalo Mayor’s Race: Rematch Between India Walton and Byron Brown

A victory in the Buffalo mayor’s race on Tuesday by Ms. Walton, who won the Democratic primary, would make history on several fronts. The incumbent mayor, Mr. Brown, has mounted a write-in campaign against her.

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What Does It Mean to Be a New York Democrat These Days?

A series of Election Day contests may serve as a barometer of how far left Democratic voters in New York State want their party to go.

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Reform New York City’s Board of Elections Now

It is broken beyond repair.

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A South African Town Lacks Water and Electricity. But Mayors? It Has Two.

Dysfunctional and collapsing rural towns may test voters’ loyalty to the ruling African National Congress party in nationwide municipal elections on Monday.

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Eric Adams, the Likely N.Y.C. Mayor, Has The Times’s Endorsement

Mr. Adams has The Times’s endorsement.

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New York’s Five Ballot Measures: Explained

Breaking down the five proposals New York voters will see on their ballots, all involving potential amendments to the state constitution.

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Curtis Sliwa Has New York’s Attention Again. Was That Always the Point?

The founder of the Guardian Angels has sought the spotlight for decades. With his long-shot bid to become the city’s next mayor, he has found it again.

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Adams vs. Sliwa: A Guide to New York’s Mayoral Race

With the New York City election just days away, we cut through the personal attacks to show where the main candidates, Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa, stand on the issues.

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8 Black Women Who Are Mayors in Some of the U.S.’s Biggest Cities

Black women achieved a historic milestone as mayors of eight major American cities this year. Political analysts say the record number points to “the age of Black women in politics.”

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Michelle Wu Makes Her Play for Power in Boston

A family crisis diverted Ms. Wu from the stable path her parents planned for her. Now she hopes to become mayor.

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You Can’t Fight City Hall. But You Can Pick Who Runs It.

The vegan? The cat lover? A Mets manager?

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5 Takeaways From the Last N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

In the final contest before Election Day, Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa traded insults and sketched out starkly different visions for the city.

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Sliwa Attacks Adams at Debate in Bid to Halt Front-Runner’s Momentum

The final debate in the New York City mayor’s race quickly turned rancorous, with Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa trading personal and political barbs.

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Here’s how to watch tonight’s Adams-Sliwa debate.

Bill Ritter, a WABC-TV anchor who has moderated mayoral debates for almost two decades, will lead a panel of three journalists in Tuesday’s debate.

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How to Watch the Second N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

Eric Adams, the Democratic mayoral nominee, largely ignored attack lines from Curtis Sliwa, his Republican rival, in last week’s debate. They meet again tonight.

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Who Is Eric Adams? That Depends.

The vegan, meditating ex-police officer is on the cusp of becoming New York’s new mayor. No one is quite sure what happens next.

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Bobby Valentine, Ex-Mets Manager, Wants to Be the Mayor of Stamford

The mayor’s race in Stamford has been flooded with money and intrigue, thanks largely to the flamboyant presence of Bobby Valentine, a first-time candidate and former Mets and Red Sox manager.

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5 Takeaways From the First N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

Eric Adams and Curtis Sliwa traded attacks over past lies, a Brooklyn apartment and “buffoonery” on the debate stage.

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In Debate, Adams Acts Like Front-Runner, While Sliwa Goes on Attack

Eric Adams, the Democratic nominee in the New York City mayor’s race, and Curtis Sliwa, his Republican opponent, clashed on vaccine mandates and congestion pricing.

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Adams vs. Sliwa: How to Watch the First N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

Eric Adams, the borough president of Brooklyn, will face Curtis Sliwa, a founder of the Guardian Angels and a radio host, for an hour on Wednesday night.

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In Hungary’s Heartland, Orban Faces a Unified Challenge to His Rule

The country’s normally fractious opposition has rallied around a conservative mayor who just might be able to oust the authoritarian prime minister after more than a decade.

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A Boston Mayoral Candidate Is Leaning Into Her Accent

The mayoral candidate Annissa Essaibi George, the daughter of Polish and Tunisian immigrants, speaks with the accent of working-class Boston. And she’s having some fun with it.

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Eric Adams Runs His First General Election TV Ad

The Democratic nominee for New York City mayor used the 30-second ad to tell his personal story, stressing his commitment to affordable housing.

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Rome Mayor Loses Re-election Bid, a Defeat for Five Star Movement

In five years in office, Virginia Raggi failed to stem the dysfunction of Italy’s capital, where voters will choose between two of her rivals in a runoff.

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Lovely Warren, Troubled Rochester Mayor, to Resign in Plea Deal

Lovely Warren will leave office early as part of a plea deal on campaign finance violations. The deal also resolves gun charges against her.

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Andrew Yang Says He Left Democratic Party to Become Independent

Mr. Yang, who ran unsuccessfully for president in 2020 and for mayor of New York this year, said he could be more “honest” about politics if he were not a Democrat.

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Eric Adams Has $7.7 Million to Spend, As Donations From Wealthy Pour In

With victory nearly assured, Mr. Adams has amassed a substantial war chest ahead of the general election for New York City mayor. His opponent lags far behind.

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Romans Choose From a Crowded Field to Run a Chaotic City

Rome has defied efforts to make basic services work, and the incumbent mayor lags in the polls, with no shortage of rivals hoping to take her place.

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