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Ray Nagin Still Factors Into the New Orleans Mayor's Race, as a Reverse Barometernew

New Orleans voters may not know just yet what they want in their next mayor, but they definitely know what they don't want: another Ray Nagin. Polls and campaign strategies bear that out as candidates try to distinguish themselves not only from one another but also from the hugely unpopular, term-limited mayor.
Gambit  |  Clancy DuBos  |  12-09-2009  |  Politics

Should Portland Mayor Sam Adams Stay or Should He Go?new

Are any big-name Portlanders besides Tom Potter's wife signing the recall petition? We ask Beau Breedlove and many others.
Willamette Week  |  Henry Stern  |  08-12-2009  |  Politics

On Hiroshima's Anniversary, It May be the Bomb That Will Bring Us Togethernew

Even if world leaders don't want to talk seriously about the nuclear threat, the mayors of cities that are potential targets would. In fact, mayors from around the world are coming together in a way not seen before, as part of "Vision 2020." This campaign has as its goal the elimination of the world's nuclear weapons by the year 2020, and mayors of 2,963 cities in 134 countries have already signed up.
New Haven Advocate  |  Alan Bisbort  |  08-11-2009  |  War

Is Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels a Chicago-Style Bully?new

The idea of Nickels as a Daley wannabe is one of those ideas that has filtered down from the rhetoric of political insiders into general popular perception, even conventional wisdom. Trouble is, it's almost impossible to get any of Nickels' accusers to provide details about the mayor's supposedly Daleyesque behavior.
Seattle Weekly  |  Laura Onstot  |  07-27-2009  |  Politics

Rick Caruso's Aria: L.A.'s Mall King Mulls a Mayoral Runnew

Caruso has teased his impending mayoral candidacy off and on for nearly five years, yet he's done little to formally promote a holistic vision for the city. In the absence of such a comprehensive civic blueprint, others have stepped in to fill the void.
L.A. Weekly  |  Matthew Fleischer  |  10-17-2008  |  Politics

Billionaires for Michael Bloombergnew

It's one thing to have the New York mayor change a term limits law and run again, but does the media have to lap it up so easily?
New York Press  |  Jamaal Young  |  10-09-2008  |  Commentary

Why a Vote for Obama is Not a Vote for Mayor Daleynew

You want to vote Republican, go ahead. But don't justify your vote for McCain as a vote against Daley. You'll be fooling yourself.
Chicago Reader  |  Ben Joravsky  |  09-22-2008  |  Commentary

The Rise and Fall of Kwame Kilpatricknew

The tragic-comic tale of the mayor of Detroit.
Metro Times  |  Curt Cuyette, W. Kim Heron and Sean Bieri  |  09-16-2008  |  Politics

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