Stringer Sues to Halt de Blasio’s Pandemic Spending Powers

The city comptroller, Scott Stringer, wants to regain oversight of the city’s pandemic spending, which he said has been characterized by “overpayment and overpurchasing.”

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As Scott Stringer’s Campaign Reeled, the Media Was Confounded

Handling a delicate allegation of sexual misconduct is a lot more challenging than covering a horse race.

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An Accusation Blew Up a Campaign. The Media Didn’t Know What to Do.

Handling a delicate allegation of sexual misconduct is a lot more challenging than covering a horse race.

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What We Learned from the NYC Mayoral Primary Election

Eric Adams paced the field, while Maya Wiley was in second and Kathryn Garcia in third. Andrew Yang fizzled and dropped out of the race.

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Fluid NYC Mayoral Race Heads to a Close as Voters Cast Ballots

The heated primary race, in which the city is testing ranked-choice voting, is in its final hours.

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Scenes From the Final Day of Early Voting

The candidates make their last pitches, with Andrew Yang and Kathryn Garcia appearing together and Eric Adams denouncing gun violence.

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Whom Do the Billionaires Want for Mayor? Follow Their Money.

Ultrawealthy donors have given $16 million to super PACs dedicated to the New York City mayor’s race. Half of that money has gone to three moderate candidates.

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Rising From Pandemic, New York Seeks a New Mayor to Face Looming Crises

Eric Adams is considered the front-runner in Tuesday’s Democratic primary, but the race is fluid enough that another candidate may win.

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How the Candidates for N.Y.C. Mayor Would Tackle Homelessness

In the Democratic primary’s last days, and with New York’s economy starting to regain its footing, a chronic problem gains new urgency.

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Major Moments From the Final Democratic Mayoral Debate

As the June 22 primary approaches, Democratic candidates sparred over matters of public safety, schooling and homelessness.

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5 takeaways from the final Democratic debate for New York mayor.

Most candidates avoided attacking Eric Adams, the presumed front-runner, while mental illness and affordable housing dominated the policy discussion.

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Candidates Clash Over New York City’s Future in Final Mayoral Debate

The eight contenders jousted over their policies on public safety, homelessness, education and climate change with less than a week left in the campaign.

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How to Watch New York’s Final Democratic Mayoral Debate

Eight candidates will participate in the debate, which takes place Wednesday night from 7 to 9 p.m.

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Garcia Rakes in Donations: 5 Takeaways From the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race

Eric Adams takes heat for a comment on schools, while Curtis Sliwa gets Rudy Giuliani’s endorsement for the Republican nomination.

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Candidates’ Blueprints for Easing the Housing Crisis

Democrats running for mayor face a problem that may have worsened during the pandemic.Their plans have overlaps and differences.

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New York Has a Housing Crisis. How Would the Mayoral Candidates Fix It?

New York City’s affordability problems were laid bare by the pandemic. Mayoral candidates offer solutions, but steep political and logistical obstacles remain.

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Early Voting Begins in Wide-Open Race for New York Mayor

Voters seem most concerned about quality of life issues and public safety. They are also trying to figure out ranked-choice voting.

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Has New York Hit a Progressive Plateau? The Mayor’s Race Is a Key Test.

Concerns about crime are dominating the Democratic primary, and the party’s left wing has just started to coalesce.

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How to Watch Tonight’s N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

The third Democratic debate, featuring four candidates for New York City mayor, takes place Thursday night from 7 to 8 p.m.

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In the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race, Being Second Might Be Good Enough to Win

Political campaigns are considering cross-endorsements and vying for the No. 2 spot on voters’ ballots.

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Eric Adams Draws Fire for Skipping Mayoral Debate

Mr. Adams, a leading candidate for New York City mayor, was accused by his rivals of trying to dodge scrutiny of questions about his residency.

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Andrew Yang Is Hit With Negative Ads From Animal Rights Leaders

In 2013, the animal rights leaders helped undermine the mayoral campaign of Christine Quinn, boosting the chances of the eventual winner, Bill de Blasio.

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Wiley Wins the Progressives: 5 Takeaways From the N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race

With just two weeks to go before the primary, Maya Wiley is consolidating support from the left wing of the Democratic Party.

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Scott Stringer Is Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 2nd Woman

The woman, Teresa Logan, accused Mr. Stringer of sexual harassment and making unwanted advances while she was working for him at a bar and restaurant he co-owned in 1992.

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How Will the Mayoral Candidates Manage New York’s Streets?

Eight leading Democratic candidates share their ideas for curbing congestion and improving pedestrian and cyclist safety.

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After a Fiery N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate, Who’s Ahead? Who Knows?

With the campaign in its homestretch, candidates took turns attacking one another, but largely failed to distinguish themselves in a crowded and still undecided race.

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The N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate’s Winners and Losers

Our columnists and contributors give their rankings.

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5 Takeaways From the Second Democratic Debate for N.Y.C. Mayor

The candidates clashed over policing, education, housing, job creation and the city’s economy.

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Crime and Qualifications at Issue in Heated N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

The eight Democratic contenders jousted in contentious exchanges over the fundamental question of who among them was qualified to run New York City.

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How to Watch Tonight’s Mayoral Debate

The second debate, featuring eight Democratic candidates for New York City mayor, takes place Wednesday night from 7 to 9 p.m.

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Think Your Weekend Plans Were Ruined? Try Being a Mayoral Candidate.

Because of the downpour, candidates for New York City mayor pressed their cases to voters at churches and bars, instead of in parks and on street corners.

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Will New York City Finally Have a Bus Mayor?

Eight leading mayoral candidates share their ideas and plans for improving public transit.

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New York City Mayor’s Race Intensifies

The temperature on the campaign trail is rising as the primary race enters its final month. 

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Candidates Escalate Attacks as Mayoral Race Enters Final Month

With less than a month before the June 22 primary, Democratic candidates are trying to steal momentum from the perceived front-runners, Eric Adams and Andrew Yang.

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Adams Gets Boost With Latino Voters: 5 Takeaways From Mayor’s Race

Adriano Espaillat, who had backed Scott Stringer, switched to supporting Eric Adams, while Andrew Yang had a rocky week on the campaign trail.

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The Mayoral Candidates Take Our Questions

The Democratic hopefuls offered insight about how they would lead the city.

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Recovery, Restaurants, Policing: Where the Mayoral Candidates Stand

We interviewed the eight leading Democrats running for mayor of New York City. Here’s what we learned.

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Winners and Losers of the N.Y.C. Mayoral Debate

Opinion writers and outside contributors give their rankings of the Democratic contenders for “the second toughest job in America.”

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Candidates Clash Over Future of New York in First Mayoral Debate

The eight Democrats competing to win the June 22 primary presented divergent views on how to lead the city in a sometimes acerbic debate.

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The First Official Mayoral Debate in N.Y.C.: What to Know

It’s a chance for struggling candidates to break out. Public safety and police power are almost certain to arise as contentious topics.

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Mayoral Candidates Respond to the Shooting in Times Square

The contenders said the episode was emblematic of a growing crime problem and moved quickly to describe how they would address the issue.

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Shootings and Subway Attacks Put Crime at Center of N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race

Rising concerns over crime have led candidates to issue strong appeals for public safety, less than a year after the city was under pressure to defund the police.

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Kathryn Garcia for N.Y.C. Mayor: The Times Endorsement

The editorial board’s endorsement for the Democratic mayoral primary.

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Most of Scott Stringer’s Supporters Have Fled. Not the Teachers’ Union.

The United Federation of Teachers is boosting Mr. Stringer’s embattled campaign with an advertising blitz.

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The Accusations Against Scott Stringer

Jean Kim talks about her sexual misconduct allegations against the New York City comptroller, who is running for mayor.

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Who’s the ‘Comeback’ Candidate? 5 Takeaways From the Mayor’s Race.

Two leading candidates wanted to hold a huge party to celebrate New York City’s revival from the pandemic.

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‘No Doubt in My Mind’: Scott Stringer’s Accuser Details Harassment Claims

Jean Kim said in an interview that Mr. Stringer, a Democratic candidate for mayor, had abused a position of power to make unwanted advances. He has denied her allegations.

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Stringer Campaign Moves Forward Amid Sexual Assault Allegation

While Scott M. Stringer, the New York City comptroller, has lost crucial supporters in his drive to become mayor, other backers have stood by him.

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Sexual Harassment Allegations Roil N.Y.C. Mayor’s Race: 5 Takeaways

Scott Stringer, the city comptroller, has faced criticism for his aggressive defense against accusations from a former campaign worker.

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As New York City Reopens, Its Recovery Will Hinge on the Next Mayor

The Democratic candidates are making radically different bets about the mood and priorities of New Yorkers as the city moves toward reopening after the pandemic.

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