Quinn endorses de Blasio for NYC mayor - Houston weather, traffic, news | FOX 26 | MyFoxHouston

Quinn endorses de Blasio for NYC mayor

Posted: Updated:
By JONATHAN LEMIRE
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is endorsing her former Democratic foe, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, to be mayor.

Quinn was atop the polls for much of the Democratic primary. She was frequently targeted by de Blasio, especially for helping Mayor Michael Bloomberg run for a third term.

But the candidates set aside their differences for a City Hall news conference. Quinn said Tuesday she's proud to endorse de Blasio, and they downplayed their disagreements during the campaign.

Quinn finished third in the primary.

De Blasio became the undisputed Democratic nominee after runner-up Bill Thompson bowed out Monday.

He'll face Republican nominee Joe Lhota in the Nov. 5 general election.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • LocalMore>>

  • Artist Paints 30 Dogs in 30 Days for Non Profit

    Artist Paints 30 Dogs in 30 Days for Non Profit

    Sunday, April 20 2014 4:52 AM EDT2014-04-20 08:52:10 GMT
    Artist Leiann Klein is painting 30 dogs in 30 days during the month of April. Each morning she selects a new dog out of hundreds of pictures that have been sent in to paint. The paintings will be auctioned off with half of the proceeds benefiting the rescue organization Operation Pets Alive.
    Artist Leiann Klein is painting 30 dogs in 30 days during the month of April. Each morning she selects a new dog out of hundreds of pictures that have been sent in to paint. The paintings will be auctioned off with half of the proceeds benefiting the rescue organization Operation Pets Alive.
  • Semi Truck kills juvenile in 290 vehicle accident

    Semi Truck kills juvenile in 290 vehicle accident

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:14:25 GMT
    A fatal accident has blocked both the east and westbound lanes of the northwest freeway.
    The accident happened shortly before 6pm on 290 at Mason road.
    A fatal accident has blocked both the east and westbound lanes of the northwest freeway.
    The accident happened shortly before 6pm on 290 at Mason road.
  • Watching your money- Using Banks

    Watching your money- Using Banks

Powered by WorldNow

KRIV FOX 26
4261 Southwest Freeway
Houston, TX 77027

Phone: (713) 479-2801
Fax: (713) 479-2859

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices