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Ted Wheeler, Portland mayor, decries groups using ‘guise of free speech’ to be violent

PORTLAND, Ore. — The mayor of Portland, Oregon, said Wednesday anyone planning violence or espousing hatred at a weekend protest by right-wing groups in the liberal city “are not welcome here.” Mayor Ted Wheeler spoke at a rally with [...]

Baker nominates 4-term Taunton mayor to county post

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) – Taunton Mayor Thomas Hoye plans to step down after Gov. Charlie Baker nominated him to the post of Bristol County Register of Probate. Hoye is currently in his fourth term as mayor and had indicated as late as last [...]

Mayor calls off ceremony to raise LGBTQ flag at City Hall

READING, Pa. (AP) – The mayor of the eastern Pennsylvania city of Reading called off a scheduled ceremony to raise the LGBTQ rainbow flag over City Hall for the first time, calling it a political symbol. Acting Managing Director Osmer [...]

Mayor: Crackdown on immigrants already underway in NY

NEW YORK (AP) – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s getting reports that a nationwide crackdown on immigrants facing deportation is already underway in his city. The sweeps were expected to start Sunday, but de Blasio tweeted [...]

Istanbul’s New Mayor Quickly Emerges as a Rival to Erdogan

ISTANBUL — Even before he began his first day at work as Istanbul’s new mayor, Ekrem Imamoglu was being talked about as the man who could challenge President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for the leadership of Turkey in four years’ time. For [...]

D.C. mayor slams Trump’s Fourth of July celebration

Mayor Muriel Bowser of Washington, D.C., said Tuesday that she has “some concerns about a president not celebrating the military but glorifying military might.” | Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo Politics By QUINT FORGEY 07/03/2019 [...]

London’s Mayor Khan Blows £1m on Tackling ‘Far-Right Extremism’

Tweet reddit Whatsapp Email Share Share Print Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced a £1 million program to counter the rise of violent extremism with a focus on the “far-right” in London. That’s right. Those known, marauding [...]

What Mayor Pete Couldn’t Fix About the South Bend Cops

Adam Wren is a contributing editor at Indianapolis Monthly.  */ ]]> SOUTH BEND, Indiana—Pete Buttigieg emerged from his black Suburban outside the police department Friday night, and stepped into the middle of the tensest moment of [...]

Libby Schaaf, Oakland mayor, finds Donald Trump deportation announcement ‘ironic’

The mayor of Oakland said Tuesday that President Trump had managed to outdo her in the field of tipping off illegal immigrants. Mayor Libby Schaaf was reacting to Mr. Trump’s announcement on Twitter that “next week ICE will begin the process [...]

Candidates for Istanbul Mayor Hold Rare Debate on Live TV

ISTANBUL — In a rare democratic experience for Turkish citizens, the two main candidates for mayor of Istanbul, gearing up for a repeat election on June 23, went head to head Sunday evening in the first live television debate the [...]