Bill de Blasio

FILE- In this March 1, 1997 file photo, New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, right, dressed in drag as a role in "Victor/Victoria," sings with actress Julie Andrews at the New York Hilton during an event presented by the Inner Circle.  On Saturday, March 22, 2014, newly elected New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will make his first appearance before the Inner Circle. The annual Inner Circle dinner is New York City’s answer to the White House Correspondents Dinner. (AP Photo/Joe DeMaria, File)

It’s a drag: NYC mayors mock selves in annual show

NEW YORK (AP) — Rudolph Giuliani donning drag. Ed Koch stepping out of the mouth of a man-eating plant. Michael Bloomberg wearing a harness and flying 20 feet in the air while dressed as Spiderman. […]

03/20/2014

Al Roker on the set of NBC News' "Today" show in New York. (AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer, File)

Al Roker, NYC mayor smooth over their snow spat

NEW YORK (AP) — TV weatherman Al Roker and New York City’s mayor made up Monday after a spat over snow and school closings. Mayor Bill de Blasio and the meteorologist met cordially on camera […]

02/24/2014

Al Roker on the set of NBC News' "Today" show in New York. (AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer, File)

Al Roker: My tweet about NYC mayor was too much

NEW YORK (AP) — TV weatherman Al Roker is largely standing by his public shellacking of New York City’s mayor for keeping public schools open during a snowstorm. But he is apologizing for his tweet […]

02/14/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham is helping initiate a public service campaign encouraging Hispanic families to read, sing and talk more to their young children so they’re better prepared for school.  (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Clinton encourages reading in Hispanic families

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined forces Tuesday for a cause dear to both, initiating a public service campaign encouraging Hispanic families to read, sing […]

02/04/2014

In this image released by the Mayor's Press Office, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, left, shares pizza and soda with host Jon Stewart on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" on Monday Feb. 3, 2014 in New York.  (AP Photo/Rob Bennett, Mayor's Press Office)

NYC mayor makes debut on ‘The Daily Show’

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill de Blasio took part in a New York City political rite of passage Monday, appearing on a late night talk show to tout his record and poke fun at a […]

02/03/2014

NFL comissioner Roger Goodell, right, speaks while New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, center, and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, look on during a ceremony unveiling the Roman numerals for Super Bowl XLVIII on Super Bowl Boulevard Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

NYC Mayor de Blasio won’t attend Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is co-hosting the Super Bowl this weekend but its mayor will not attend the nation’s biggest sporting event. Bill de Blasio will not travel across the Hudson River […]

01/30/2014

New York City Democratic Mayoral hopeful Bill De Blasio embraces his son Dante, left, daughter Chiara, second from left, and wife Chirlane, right, after addressing supporters at his election headquarters after polls closed in the city's primary election Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Chiara de Blasio tells all. Should your teen?

NEW YORK (AP) — Chiara de Blasio helped get her dad elected mayor, flaunting quirky head gear and joking from the podium on primary night. But on Christmas Eve, the 19-year-old did something else: She […]

01/14/2014

In this image taken from video and provided by New York City Hall, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio eats pizza with a fork at Goodfellas Pizza in the Staten Island borough of New York, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/New York City Hall)

Mayor gets piece of NYC’s mind on pizza etiquette

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio got his pizza with smoked mozzarella, sausage and a dash of scandal. The newly installed mayor unintentionally spiced up a political meeting at a […]

01/10/2014