An animal rights nonprofit that spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to undermine City Council Speaker Christine Quinn's mayoral bid is holding a tony Manhattan fundraiser December 4, and its main draw will be Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio, whose campaign benefited from the heavy anti-Quinn spending. Show More Summary
Michael Lavers reports at Washington Blade: New York City Councilmember Melissa Mark-Viverito, who is among the frontrunners to succeed outgoing New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn in the position, officiated the ceremony. Pedro Julio Serrano of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and Shirley Casiano were witnesses. Show More Summary
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn isn't sure what's next on her agenda, but she knows she's sick of lightning-round debate questions—her sense of humor undiminished since losing her bid to become the first female mayor of New York. Show More Summary
In one of the great political surprises and upsets of 2013, openly lesbian City Council speaker Christine Quinn was defeated in her bid to become both the first female and first gay mayor of New York City. Quinn, who just four months ago had an aura of inevitability around her campaign to secure the democratic [...]
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who was defeated in last week's Democratic primary, put her support behind Bill De Blasio's NYC mayoral campaign at a press conference earlier today. Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...
Throughout the campaign, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn hammered Public Advocate Bill de Blasio as someone voters simply could not trust. "He will say anything depending on whose votes he is trying to get," she said during the final mayoral debate on Sept. Show More Summary
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who led polls for the Democratic mayoral race up until the very end, finished a disappointing third during last week's primary election. Now, she's poised to throw her support behind her former rival, Bill de Blasio. [ more › ]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn on Tuesday plans to endorse Bill de Blasio, her former rival for the Democratic mayoral nomination, according to a person familiar with her plans.
Last night New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn cratered, dropping to a distant third place in New York City's Democratic mayoral primary after having been the frontrunner in the polls for months. But more fascinating were the groups that abandoned her in droves. Show More Summary
New York City Council speaker Christine Quinn conceded the mayoral race Tuesday night after finishing third in the high-profile Democratic primary. Quinn, who would have been New York City's first female and openly gay mayor, congratulated her opponents at the Dream Hotel in Chelsea with her wife, Kim Catullo, by her side. Show More Summary
Defeat arrived unfashionably early to City Council Speaker Christine Quinn's primary-night reception. From the moment President Obama finished his speech on Syria and the first exit polls came on NY1—showing her in third place with 18 percent of the vote—her imminent loss was almost palpable. Show More Summary
The Primary Day polls have closed and early reports suggest what was expected—that Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has a sizable lead over nearest rivals City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Comptroller Bill Thompson. [ more › ]
Openly lesbian New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has 15.7% of the vote with 40% of the precincts having reported at this writing. She has reportedly conceded.
While it's not a run-off proof number, the latest Marist mayoral poll shows that Public Advocate Bill de Blasio's late surge is holding strong: He's got 36%, while City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and former Comptroller Biill Thompson each have 20%. [ more › ]
Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (Milk) argues that NYC mayoral candidate and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn will fight for those who, like her, have felt the sting of discrimination - in particular, LGBT youth who come to New York looking...
No one likes how term limits were overturned, not now and not back when City Council Speaker Christine Quinn led the Council to overturn them back in 2008. So it's no surprise that the move has cast a pall on Quinn's mayoral campaign—but there are interesting new details about how it happened. [ more › ]
A poll last week showed that Public Advocate Bill de Blasio had the support of 32% of Democratic voters ahead of next week's primary, beating out Bill Thompson (18%) and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (17%). Today the Times and...Show More Summary
The International Olympic Committee has responded to a letter sent them by New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and other local LGBT elected officials which asked the IOC to publicly condemn Russia's abuses of LGBT people. Here's...Show More Summary
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio will get to enjoy his Labor Day weekend as a frontrunner in the mayoral race, because the latest Quinnipiac Poll shows him with 36% support of likely voters. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn has 21% and former Comptroller Bill Thompson has 20%. Former Congressman Anthony Weiner has 8% and Comptroller John Liu is at 6%. [ more › ]
After the Daily News and Times weighed on the Democratic mayoral race in the past few days, the NY Post has finally gone and endorsed City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. But don't get the Post wrong—all three of the Democratic frontrunners...Show More Summary