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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, right, greets Ruben Diaz Jr. as he arrives to deliver his State of the City address, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012 at the Morris High School Campus in the Bronx borough of New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
City & State  |  March 2, 2012 9:57 AM | Comments
While most would agree Comptroller John Liu had the worst week ever, we looked beyond the headlines for the true winners and losers.
Public Advocate Bill De Blasio speaking at a protest against public transit in 2010. He is a winner because. Flickr/Digi Art 2011_Jason.Kuffer
City and State  |  January 20, 2012 10:14 AM | Comments
Between the governor’s budget address and a new round of campaign finance reports this week, the New York political scene was even more packed than usual with winners and losers.
Democrat David Weprin and Republican Bob Turner will face off in a special election Tuesday for control of the 9th Congressional District. Despite the district's heavily Democratic history, Weprin's tendency for political gaffes coupled with President Barack Obama's low approval ratings could swing voters toward the G.O.P. AP/Mary Altaffer.
John Farley  |  September 17, 2011 1:42 PM | Comments
Political analysts have assigned a wide range of meaning to David Weprin's loss to Bob Turner in the special election for Anthony Wiener's seat. The truth may lie somewhere in the middle.VIDEO
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City Hall News  |  September 16, 2011 10:40 AM | Comments
Not all of this week’s winners and losers were on the ballot on Tuesday. Here’s our weekly takeaway.
Republican Bob Turner, left, addressing supporters during an election night party. Turner's surprising defeat of Democrat David Weprin disrupted plans for the 9th Congressional District. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer.
Adam Lisberg for City Hall News  |  September 14, 2011 6:46 AM | 2 Comments
The Democratic Party faced tough questions after Republican Bob Turner beat out Democrat Assemblyman David Weprin in the race for Anthony Weiner's former seat.
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Gotham Gazette Staff  |  September 12, 2011 3:06 PM | Comments
A guide to Tuesday's races, including the special election for former Congressman Anthony Weiner' seat, and four other special elections for Assembly seats in New York City. Gotham Gazette reports.
Assemblyman David Weprin, running in the special election for Anthony Weiner’s congressional seat, is facing a revolt among Orthodox Jews – though he himself is an Orthodox Jew – because he strongly defended same-sex marriage during an Albany debate. Photo courtesy of City Hall News.
Andrew J. Hawkins for City Hall News  |  September 6, 2011 9:03 AM | Comments
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is said to be in panic mode over the prospect of David Weprin losing to Bob Turner. City Hall News reports.
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Andrew Hawkins for City Hall News  |  August 29, 2011 8:41 AM | Comments
If talk show icon Jerry Springer still lived in his childhood home in Queens, he could vote for his former boss, Republican Bob Turner, in next month's special election. But he wouldn’t.
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Andrew Hawkins for City Hall News  |  August 24, 2011 9:56 AM | Comments
Both Democratic Assemblyman David Weprin and his Republican opponent Bob Turner are reaching out to a diverse group of voters in the Ninth Congressional District for this fall's special election. But one population group that makes up a significant portion of the district seems to be getting left in the cold: Latino voters. City Hall News reports.
Assemblyman David Weprin, running in the special election for Anthony Weiner’s congressional seat, is facing a revolt among Orthodox Jews – though he himself is an Orthodox Jew – because he strongly defended same-sex marriage during an Albany debate. Photo courtesy of City Hall News.
Chris Bragg for City Hall News  |  August 18, 2011 11:00 AM | 1 Comment
New York's first politician imperiled by voting for same-sex marriage isn’t an upstate Republican -- it’s a Democratic Assemblyman from New York City scrambling for support in a special election.
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