Anthony Weiner, the former U.S. congressman who resigned two years ago after engaging in lewd online behavior, would be a formidable candidate in a crowded New York mayoral field, pollster Maurice Carroll said.
Bill de Blasio says a defining moment in his campaign to become New York’s next mayor was when he told a roomful of corporate leaders they should pay higher taxes to fund preschool programs for all city children.
William Thompson still boasts about how in 2009 he came within 4.3 percentage points of denying New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg his third term even though the billionaire incumbent outspent him 10 to 1.
William Cunningham , head of credit strategies and fixed-income research at State Street Corp.’s investment unit in Boston, which oversees almost $2 trillion, comments on the volatility in financial markets.
When New York Democrat Charles Rangel first ran for U.S. Congress in 1970, he was so friendly with Nelson Rockefeller that the Republican governor wished him happy birthday, handed him a map and a pencil, and told him to draw his own district.
The world’s biggest bond dealers are finding fewer Treasuries to sell to the Federal Reserve as its $600 billion purchase program nears an end, a signal of rising demand even as the largest buyer steps away.