New York City has a new mayor. Bill de Blasio was sworn in last week by Bill Clinton in a ceremony that covered issues of race and poverty, backed by an excellent soundtrack. Amber Jamieson reports from Manhattan.
Americans love voting, they do it every year. This was a near of not much doing, but the results could spell an interesting fight in 2016. Yes, 2016.
New York City Democrats will rally around Bill de Blasio to tip Michael Bloomberg out of the mayor's job, a candidate who has successfully adopted the Bloomberg swagger.
Barack Obama broke down racial barriers, but when it comes to interracial families in politics, it's usually a case of don't publish the family photos. But the times they are a-changing. It's not yet post-racial politics, but a politics of racial possibility.