By MICHAEL BARBARO
During his first day on the campaign trail of New York’s mayoral race, Anthony D. Weiner was the wisecracking know-it-all, the policy wonk and the civic superman.
By DAVID M. HALBFINGER
In his announcement that he is running for mayor, Anthony D. Weiner describes himself as a force to be reckoned with on three key issues. But while Mr. Weiner was known as a fighter, he was not so well known for making a difference.
By THOMAS KAPLAN
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo was kidding when he said that should Anthony D. Weiner be elected New York mayor, “Shame on us,” the governor’s office said the next day.