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  • AP Interview: De Blasio says NY will remain target

    NEW YORK (AP) — The 2001 terrorist attacks are closely associated with a pair of New York City mayors. Rudolph Giuliani became "America's mayor" for his display of strength in the hours after the attacks. Michael Bloomberg steered the rebuilding of ground zero for the next 12 years and became...

  • NYC mayor announces $108M for storm-hit project

    NEW YORK (AP) — Almost two years after Superstorm Sandy struck, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that a storm-damaged Brooklyn housing project will get $108 million in federal relief, and said he expects Sandy funds to flow to other public housing developments as well. "This...

  • Hochul gets de Blasio endorsement, defends record

    NEW YORK (AP) — Kathy Hochul's bid to become New York's next lieutenant governor won the endorsement of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday, as Hochul sought to push back against a Democratic primary challenger who has questioned her liberal credentials. Joined on the steps of City...

  • NYC mayor: 'Historic' pre-K program ready to roll

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's rapid expansion of prekindergarten programs will change the lives of tens of thousands of children, Mayor Bill de Blasio promised Wednesday on the eve of the first day of school. "We are doing something not only historic but on a vast scale," de Blasio said while...

  • NY mayor pushes back against pre-K safety worries

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio, his signature proposal suddenly taking unexpected criticism from an ally, strongly defended the city's readiness to launch its massive pre-kindergarten program and stressed the unprecedented speed of expansion has not compromised safety. De Blasio announced...

  • Mayor signs bill tracking solitary in NYC jails

    NEW YORK (AP) — The mayor has signed a bill requiring New York City correction officials to track and publish information on the use of solitary confinement. Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the legislation Thursday. It mandates jail officials post quarterly reports online detailing several dozen...

  • Activists urge NYC mayor to ban carriage horses

    NEW YORK (AP) — A group of New Yorkers are putting Mayor Bill de Blasio's feet to the fire for what they say is reneging on his campaign promise to ban carriage horses. They rallied Tuesday near the mayor's Gracie Mansion home, saying he's taken no action eight months into his term. Brian...

  • Bill de Blasio attacks achievement in New York City schools

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is currently on a crusade to solve an educational problem that doesn't exist.



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    Manchester, N.H. Rand Paul's views on war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria continue to evolve. Speaking to reporters on the campaign trail Friday afternoon, the Kentucky senator...

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