New York readies for a left turn at City Hall

World / Politics Oct 20, 2013

New York readies for a left turn at City Hall

by Dan Balz

After two decades under the leadership of Michael Bloomberg and Rudolph Giuliani, New York appears headed for a sharp left turn when voters select a new mayor in November. "I'm a progressive," said Bill de Blasio, the city's public advocate and dominant front-runner in the ...

Inose calls on New York to aid Olympic bid

National Apr 18, 2013

Inose calls on New York to aid Olympic bid

Tokyo Gov. Naoki Inose said after meeting New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday that the two sister cities will cooperate to realize the Japanese capital's ambition of hosting the 2020 Summer Olympics. During a trip to New York, Inose told reporters that Bloomberg had ...