A veterinarian said the animal died from internal injuries after it squirmed out of the mayor’s hands and plunged six feet to the ground during a Groundhog Day event.
Shannon Guess Richardson, who played a zombie on The Walking Dead, had blamed her husband for sending pro-gun letters laced with ricin to the President and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
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The New York City Council voted 43-8 to prohibit the use of e-cigarettes in public places where smoking is already banned.
New York City’s mayor kept playing golf in Bermuda after learning about a deadly train accident in his city. Here’s why that’s OK.
“Stop y frisko no es controversial! Esta justo like los free hugs! Free hugs from tu friendlyo neighborhoodo policio hombre!” The parody Twitter account reminisces about its fictional stay in office.
An ad for the city’s largest union. “When Bloomberg looks at a photograph of de Blasio’s family, he thinks racism. Me, I just think New York,” the Oscar Wao author says.
“It’s comparable to me pointing out I’m Jewish in attracting the Jewish vote,” the New York City mayor said during an interview with New York magazine. Update: Bill de Blasio responds to Bloomberg’s remarks.
“It would be so beautiful if cops treated people with respect, period. They show up and treat you like you killed somebody.”
New York Ctiy Mayor Michael Bloomberg vows to appeal the decision.
Some weren’t sure what they signed on for. And as some mayoral members of Bloomberg’s group leave office, their successors are hesitant to sign up.
The New York City mayor and staunch gun control advocate hosts Manchin at his home later this month.
The coalition of more than 950 mayors who support stronger gun legislation hosts its website on New York City government servers, which some say poses security, ethical and, possibly, legal challenges.
The former congressman defends himself against a damaging New York Times article. “That’s the other thing about the story. I don’t do salads.”
Reid has dropped it from the Senate bill, but Bloomberg calls for an amendment vote. “I’m not going to rest, and neither is the president, until we do all of these things,” Biden says.
The Five’s Bob Beckel enjoys a slow news day.
Advisers outline calculated effort to bring down NRA-backed candidates. A blueprint for more Bloomberg-financed elections to come.
NYC Mayor’s ads back Robin Kelly, who wins Chicago-area primary largely defined by gun debate.
“I think he has the right to speak,” Quinn says. Last week, the governor scolded Bloomberg for using “huge amounts of money” to dictate the gun-control-focused special election.
“I happen to have some money, and that’s what I’m gonna do with my money,” said the New York City mayor.
After his showdown with Piers Morgan on CNN, Jones retreated to his hotel room to make paranoid videos. CNN “looks like Hitler’s bunker.”
One of the largest classifieds sites in the country takes down its “firearms and hunting” section. A victory for Michael Bloomberg.
“Words alone cannot heal our nation — only action can do that,” said the New York mayor.
“The NRA’s power is so vastly overrated,” the New York City Mayor said.
A group of 750 mayors, led by Bloomberg, says “meaningful action” isn’t good enough. A call for stronger background checks.
But the fiscal cliff could complicate matters. “It’s a large amount of money when the federal government doesn’t have huge amounts of surplus,” Schumer says.
Sign language + Bloomberg = comedy gold.
If Sandy pushed climate change back into the conversation, Bloomberg is making sure it’s there to stay. “Let’s see if [Obama] builds the Keystone pipeline now,” says McKibben.
“Don’t worry about anybody getting out,” in response to a question about protecting the inmates at Rikers Island.