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The race for City Council speaker, at least in Mark Weprin’s case, is swerving between the backrooms and the airwaves.
City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito said tonight that her senior staff have been in conversation with Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio about her candidacy for City Council speaker–which Mr. 594 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The race is on to succeed Christine Quinn as the New York City Council speaker.
Seven council members attended a forum Wednesday night as they vie to fill a position that could provide key support — and potentially fierce opposition — to incoming Mayor Bill de Blasio. 620 more words
The seven leading candidates for City Council speaker clustered at a forum in Brooklyn earlier this evening, where they spent much of the time boasting about their their left-leaning credentials. 701 more words
The leading candidates for City Council speaker met for the second time tonight at a forum in the Bronx, where they sparred over the potential impact of proposed rule reforms that would significantly rein in the speaker’s powers and–some fear–also weaken the council.