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NYC council speaker reveals she has HPV

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Support is flooding toward a New York City leader who over the weekend revealed she has a sexually transmitted infection eyed as the main culprit that causes cervical cancer. 460 more words


Ex-Councilman Lew Fidler in Line to Join Speaker's Office

Former Brooklyn Councilman Lew Fidler is likely to join Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s new office, sources say.¬† 250 more words

Melissa Mark-viverito

Some Speaker Candidates Offer to Stick Around a Little Longer

As he lobbies aggressively to become the next speaker of the City Council, Mark Weprin likes to say he has one clear advantage over his rivals: he will be able to serve in the city’s second most powerful post for up to eight years. 550 more words

Christine Quinn

Democratic Speaker Candidates Strain to Appease Republican Trio

Appearing in Staten Island tonight for yet another City Council speaker candidates’ forum, the seven Democratic hopefuls strained to appease the three Republicans in the 51-member body, two of whom were in attendance. 692 more words

Jumaane Williams

Bill de Blasio's Dominating Victory Could Sway Speaker's Race

With his overwhelming victory in the mayor’s race, Bill de Blasio is set to shake up the traditional way the city’s second most powerful position, City Council speaker, is crowned. 755 more words

Bill De Blasio

Christine Quinn Sweeps Through the Boroughs on Primary's Eve

Former front-runner Christine Quinn¬†spent her final day before the polls open chatting with public school parents in Upper Manhattan and zigzagging through Queens, where she greeted Latino and South Asian voters in the heart of Jackson Heights’s business district, and strolled along major thoroughfares in Forest Hills and Astoria. 594 more words