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Chelsea Clinton Gets Personal At Downtown LGBT Center

Asked about her experiences learning about LGBT issues at a forum in downtown Manhattan, Chelsea Clinton struck a deeply personal note.

“I think the first time I heard the word ‘gay’ was when one of my mom’s law partners killed himself because he couldn’t figure out how to come out to his family,” Ms. 499 more words

Christine Quinn

Christine Quinn Teams Up With de Blasio Administration on Homeless Shelter Overhaul

Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn, now head of supportive housing nonprofit Women in Need, was on hand to announce the results of the de Blasio administration’s… 547 more words

Bill De Blasio

De Blasio Horse-Carriage Deal Falls Apart as Teamsters Drop Support

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to corral the city’s horse-carriages into Central Park is headed to the glue factory, after the union representing the drivers announced today it no longer backed the proposal. 498 more words

Bill De Blasio

Mayor De Blasio, Ex-City Council Speaker Christine Quinn Team Up On Homelessness

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — He defeated her to become mayor of New York City, and now, Christine Quinn is helping Mayor Bill de Blasio tackle the tough issue of… 183 more words

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Bill de Blasio Turns to Former Rival Christine Quinn on Homelessness

Mayor Bill de Blasio doesn’t exactly subscribe to the Team of Rivals philosophy, but going forward, he’s going to have plenty of input from one former rival on the issue of homelessness: Christine Quinn. 657 more words

Bill De Blasio

'From Grassroots to Grass-tops': Melissa Mark-Viverito Builds National Profile

The night before the first Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas, Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito found herself at a rally on the same stage as the woman she’d endorsed for president, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. 1,474 more words

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Ground Breaks on de Blasio and Cuomo-Backed Development in Brooklyn

A bevy of city and state officials—as well as former Council Speaker and Cuomo aide Christine Quinn—were on hand to fling the ceremonial first shovelfuls of dirt for a new 160-unit complex for homeless and low-income families, one funded in part through a program that has become a point of contention between the mayor and governor. 524 more words

Bill De Blasio