<p>State Sen. Adriano Espaillat declared victory in the race to succeed Rep. Charlie Rangel on Tuesday night, as he clung to a lead of just over 1,000 votes against his closest rival, Assemblyman Keith Wright.</p>
Mayor Bill de Blasio has a message for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders: it’s time to support Hillary Clinton and work to elect Democrats in November. “If Hillary Clinton becomes president with a Republican Senate and a Republican House, it’s not going to lead to much change," de Blasio said.
<p>What's not to like about New York City, said Mayor Bill de Blasio, brushing off results of a poll conducted by a strategist who said he wants to find a candidate to unseat the mayor in next year's Democratic primary.</p>
Hours before his debate with Hillary Clinton, her Democratic primary opponent was introduced to a mostly African American crowd in midtown Thursday by the Rev. Al Sharpton as “the Senator from Vermont who has changed the conversation in this election — Senator Bernie Saunders.”