“There are two things you need for success in politics. Money, and I can’t think of the other,” was Senator Mark Hannah’s (R-OH) analysis in 1903 and it pretty much held true until Bloomberg spent $100 million dollars and barely
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Mike Bloomberg’s first thoughts the morning after Mayoral election night might have wavered seamlessly between “ I won!” and “I almost lost!” A bittersweet victory/defeat for the richest man in New York City, who lives in a world where
During his yearlong quest for Mayor, Bill Thompson faced the biggest multi-million dollar campaign juggernaut in municipal history. He did so with style, grace and a gentlemanly comportment. The Thompson campaign spent election night at the New York
Bill Thompson grew up on Putnam Avenue between Stuyvesant and Malcolm X Blvd. The journey from those streets to being elected City Comptroller in 2001, managing a staff of more than 700 with a budget of $68 million and being
Bill Thompson was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of hard-working parents, an educator and a judge. He’s lived almost all of his life in Central Brooklyn. He grew up in Bedford Stuyvesant on Putnam Avenue between Stuyvesant