NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio Joins The 2020 Race

NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio hosted a town hall meeting with Councilman Corey Johnson on March 15, 2017 in New York City ; at the NYC Lab School for Collaborative Studies in Chelsea to discuss neighborhood issues, offerin... NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio hosted a town hall meeting with Councilman Corey Johnson on March 15, 2017 in New York City ; at the NYC Lab School for Collaborative Studies in Chelsea to discuss neighborhood issues, offering an opportunity for New Yorkers to ask questions and bring concerns to the Mayor and his administration. Homelessness, affordable housing, education and quality of life were the main issues discussed. (Photo by Erik McGregor) *** Please Use Credit from Credit Field ***(Sipa via AP Images) MORE LESS
|
May 16, 2019 7:37 a.m.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined the Democratic presidential field Thursday morning, releasing his announcement video on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”

Running with the slogan “working people first,” de Blasio promises to “take on the wealthy” and “big corporations.”

“I will not rest until this government serves working people,” he adds.

Latest News
Important Update On Comments

Beginning May 1, 2021, the option to comment on an article will be reserved only for TPM members. Non-members and those with free accounts will still be able to read comments both past and present, but will no longer be able to participate. We didn’t come to this decision lightly. Lively dicussion amongst our readers is a critical component of TPM. But in the interest of strengthening and sustaining these discussions, we determined this was the best way forward.

We hope that dedicated participants in the comments will join us as members, and want to make it as easy as possible for you to to so. So we are offering 40% OFF an annual Prime membership to TPM readers with commenting accounts.

We also offer FREE memberships to those experiencing financial hardship and FREE memberships for students.

View all options
Comments
Masthead Masthead
Founder & Editor-in-Chief:
Executive Editor:
Managing Editor:
Senior Editor:
Special Projects Editor:
Editor at Large:
General Counsel:
Publisher:
Head of Product:
Director of Technology:
Associate Publisher:
Front-End Developer:
Senior Designer:
SPECIAL DEAL FOR PAST TPM MEMBERS
40% OFF AN ANNUAL PRIME MEMBERSHIP
REJOIN FOR JUST $30