John Catsimatidis

Sparks Fly At Debate On Senior Issues

Albanese attacks Weiner on housing vote, raises Twitter scandal; frontrunner fires back at ‘demagogue.'

07/11/2013
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A debate on issues important to the city’s surging senior citizen population turned into a tense session of insults Thursday morning, as former Councilman Sal Albanese blasted former Democrat mayor rival Anthony Weiner for a long-ago vote on rent-control.

Anthony Weiner defends a City Council vote in the 90s at seniors debate. Adam Dickter

Catsimatidis Stresses Interfaith Work

Republican mayoral hopeful with no political experience cites credentials as religious lay leader; but he stands behind controversial Hitler comment.

06/19/2013
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John Catsimatidis, the tycoon best known for his chain of troubled supermarkets and his real estate empire, has never been elected to anything. But that shouldn’t matter when he’s running for mayor, he says.

The billionaire businessman John Catsimatidis cites long history of working with the Jewish community. Adam Dickter
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