All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘mayor’

Alec Baldwin Gets to Finally Be Mayor of NYC

Back in 2011, Alec Baldwin toyed with the idea of running for Mayor of New York City. Maybe toyed isn’t the right word. He thought about it enough to give interviews and discuss his philosophy on governing. \“There are people who make a lot of money who become rich people, and then there are people who make a lot of …

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San Diego Election: Kevin Faulconer, City’s New Mayor

Results are in for San Diego’s special election and Kevin Faulconer will be the city’s next mayor. The Republican Councilman will imminently replace interim mayor Todd Gloria, who supplanted ex-Mayor Bob Filner last year. Filner was ensnared an array of accusations regarding sexual harassment before he left the position on Aug. 31. The 71-year-old was San Diego’s first Democratic mayor …

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Chiara de Blasio, Daughter of NY Mayor-elect, Admits to Drug Abuse

The daughter of New York City Mayor-elect, Bill de Blasio, has recently revealed her substance abuse and clinical depression in a YouTube video confession posted on Christmas Eve. Chiara de Blasio, 19, admitted to suffering from both during her entire adolescence. In a well-crafted and professional video produced by her father’s staff, she explains how drinking and smoking marijuana carried …

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California Mayor’s Husband Suspected of Dealing Meth

Ruben Guerrero, 44, husband of Montebello, California mayor Christina Cortez, was arrested early Thursday, after being spotted by sheriff’s detectives selling crystal meth near a middle school. Guerrero was booked on suspicion of methamphetamine and narcotics sales near a school. He remained in jail late Thursday, with bail set at $60,000. Mayor Cortez said she is “very disappointed and, like …

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Alaska Mayor, Stubbs the Cat, Mauled by Dog

Stubbs the Cat, honorary mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska, is in critical conditional after a weekend assassination attempt by a local dog, which was said to be a large one. Allegedly, the unleashed canine went after Stubbs, as the mayor was prowling around town, which he does every night. The cat suffered a punctured lung, a broken sternum and a large …

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Anthony Weiner Announces Mayoral Run with YouTube Video

Last month, as rumors swirled of a possible run for New York City mayor, former congressman Anthony Weiner rejoined Twitter – the service the led to his downfall back in 2011. He began tweeting out links to a 20-page roadmap for NYC called “Keys to the city,” and it sure looked like the actions of a man gearing up for …

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Philadelphia Bans Outdoor Feeding of Homeless

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has just announced enacted a ban on the feeding of homeless people around the Benjamin Franklin Parkway area. This includes Love Park, where outreach groups commonly offer free food to large numbers of the indigent. Nutter states that the feedings are both unsanitary and undignified, adding that “providing to those who are hungry must not be …

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Facebook Helps South Dakota Mayor Win Race

Last June, relatively unknown politician Sam Kooiker decided to run for Mayor of Rapid City, SD. The two-term incumbent mayor of the town of 70,000 was already a household name, and had quite a bit more campaign funds than Kooiker did – but in the end, this didn’t matter, as Kooiker won regardless. And his use of Facebook and a …

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