Bill de Blasio

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  • NY City Mayor Bill De Blasio Is Boycotting the St. Patrick's Day Parade
    The Saint Patrick's Day parade is a big deal in New York City. The parade has been running annually each and every year, dating all the way back to the early days of 1762. Every year on March 17th, the city holds the parade that has come to expect an audience of roughly a million spectators and a few hundred thousand participants. Also of note, the parade is privately run.

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  • The Equalizer: Bill de Blasio vs. InequalitySun Nov 15, 2015 |
    This past may, Bill de Blasio, the first-term mayor of New York City, traveled south from his home turf to Washington, D.C. He had come to solve America’s problems. “What...
  • Mayor Bill de Blasio's CrusadeWed May 06, 2015 |
    One afternoon in early April, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio strode onto the back porch of Gracie Mansion, the Upper East Side mayoral residence, to bask in the city's first...
  • 'Historic' storm set to slam Northeast; airlines cancel flightsMon Jan 26, 2015 |
    Go home. Stay there. Seriously. That's the message government officials across the Northeast offered residents Monday ahead of what could be a blizzard of historic...
  • Hundreds of police turn backs on NYC mayor at slain officer's funeralSun Jan 04, 2015 |
    New York City police turned out in their thousands on Sunday for the funeral of the second of two officers murdered last month, but in a sign of persistent tensions with...
  • Mayor de Blasio and the PoliceSun Jan 04, 2015 |
    In 1960, James Baldwin, the American Orwell, wrote “Fifth Avenue, Uptown: A Letter from Harlem,” an essay that portrayed the ugly dynamic between white police officers and...
  • The NYPD's 'Work Stoppage' Is SurrealWed Dec 31, 2014 |
    Brace yourselves for a weird night. There might be a little extra drama when the ball drops in Times Square, thanks to one of the more confusing political protests in...
  • New York City mayor to meet police unions to defuse tensionsTue Dec 30, 2014 |
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was to meet on Tuesday with the leaders of police unions who accused him of having blood on his hands after two policemen were shot dead...
  • Bill de Blasio elected mayor of New YorkTue Nov 05, 2013 |
    de Blasio was projected to soundly defeat Republican Joe Lhota, a prot g of former mayor Rudy Giuliani.

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