Ruben Diaz Jr.

Ruben Diaz Jr.

What Ruben Diaz Jr. learned from his father

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. cited the positive attributes of his father, New York City Councilman Rubén Díaz Sr.

New York City

A tale of two Ruben Diazes

A decade ago, the Bronx BP killed a mall project at the Kingsbridge Armory. Now, critics say he’s too close to developers.

Ruben Diaz Jr.

Son of a preacher man

Ruben Diaz Jr. has chipped away at some of the Bronx’s nagging stereotypes, and is hoping to replicate these successes citywide as he runs for mayor. And you can bet he’ll use his greatest asset: a natural, affable charm. Early on, he is lagging on fundraising and name recognition – but perhaps his biggest challenge is the behavior of his father, the Rev. Rubén Díaz Sr.

New York City

Why the four jails to replace Rikers Island are likely to get done

There are critics on all sides. But even the group planning to sue isn’t optimistic.

New York City

The major 2021 mayoral contenders

What you need to know about the likely candidates for New York City’s 2021 mayoral race.

Ruben Diaz Jr.

NYC mayoral candidates pick up the fundraising pace

The top candidates in the 2021 New York City mayoral race are picking up the pace of their fundraising, with both City Comptroller Scott Stringer and Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. reporting more money in contributions this period than the last one.

Corey Johnson

Corey Johnson nabs first endorsement in NYC mayoral race

New York City Councilman Danny Dromm is making an early endorsement of Council Speaker Corey Johnson for mayor, although the primary election isn't expected until 2021.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Poll: Who will be NYC’s next mayor?

New York City has many viable contenders for mayor but which one do you think will be next?

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Bill de Blasio

City Hall: The movie

Our dream cast to play top elected officials in New York City government.

New York City

Final casting call for actors to play NYC politicians

In a movie about New York City government, who would be in your dream cast?

New York City

Which actors should play which NYC politicians?

If you made a movie about New York City government, who would be in your dream cast?

New York State

What are New York politicians REALLY thankful for?

This Thanksgiving, reflect on the political gifts given in the past year.

New York State

Why nobody's debating this election season

New York candidates are playing it safe by avoiding debates. It happens more often than you might think.


New name for top NYC fundraising firm

Nashban Mansur, who has consulted for some big names in New York City politics, is now Culver Place Strategies and fully LGBT owned.