Washington (CNN) - "Get the hell off the beach."
That was the order New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gave residents on Friday as Hurricane Irene, still hundreds of miles away, churned in the Atlantic Ocean, projected to hit his state.
Washington (CNN) - Republicans will suffer electorally if they continue to fan the flames of the so-called "birther" debate instead of focusing on the economy, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Sunday.
"I think the Republicans are making a terrible mistake in making this a big issue," Bloomberg, an independent, said on "Fox News Sunday." "We have the deficit. We have the economy. Those are the things that the public cares about."
Washington (CNN) - Politics is serious business - but not all the time.
Harnessing his influence
New York City Michael Bloomberg dusted off his acting chops by joining the cast of Broadway musical hits "Mama Mia," "Hair," and "The Little Mermaid" among other shows for the Inner Circle charity dinner, the New York Post reports.
(CNN) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has hit his lowest approval rating in eight years, according to a new poll.
In a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday, New York City voters disapproved of the job the three-term mayor is doing, 51 to 39 percent. The numbers are the lowest for Bloomberg since his approval was rated at 51 percent in 2003.
New York (CNN) –- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg apologized Thursday for controversial comments he made about Irish people at an event hosted by the American Irish Historical Society.
Bloomberg said Wednesday evening at a book launch event celebrating the 250th anniversary of the St. Patrick's Day Parade that he is used to seeing "inebriated" Irish people hanging out of the windows at the center on St. Patrick’s Day, according to the society’s Executive Director Christopher Cahill.
(CNN) - Independent New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's poll numbers have suffered in the wake of the recent snow blizzard, according to a new poll.
The NY1-Marist survey released Thursday and conducted on January 5th shows the mayor with a 37 percent approval rating, the lowest figure since taking office. Eleven percent of respondents said he is doing an excellent job, 26 percent said he's doing a good job, 34 percent rate his performance as fair and 26 percent said he is doing a poor job.
(CNN) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will stand alongside fire and police officials Monday to urge Senate passage of a health care bill benefiting 9/11 rescue workers.
The bill has been in legislative limbo since Thursday, when Senate Democrats failed to win a procedural vote to open debate on it.
WASHINGTON (CNN) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, an Independent, joins several leading Democrats, Republicans and other Independent political leaders in the launch of a new group that hopes to find non-partisan solutions to some of the nation's problems and to impact the next Congressional session.
Washington (CNN) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, an independent, will join several leading Democratic, Republican and other independent political leaders in the launch of a new group that hopes to find non-partisan solutions to some of the nation's problems and to impact the next Congressional session.
The organization, known as No Labels, kicks off Monday in New York with a series of panels discussing some key political problems in America and how it can help find common ground.
(CNN) – If New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is trying to tamp down speculation he is considering a third-party presidential bid, his speech Wednesday didn't do the job.
According to prepared remarks distributed by Bloomberg's office, the New York City mayor took aim at both Republicans and Democrats when it comes to each party's handling of the economy in a Brooklyn speech sponsored by the Association for a Better New York.