On Nov. 5, New Yorkers will elect the city’s 109th mayor. Often called “the second toughest job in America,” the office has been held by locomotive drivers, jazz composers, and one of the world’s richest men. Some have been scoundrels, some heroes, and some a mix of both. But all have been men, and all but one white.How much do you know about the cast of colorful characters who have led the sprawling metropolis some have called the “capital of the world?”
Crime groups including the Mafia have long provoked both fear and fascination. Sometimes mob bosses have risen to wield extraordinary power – seemingly out of reach of the law – in cities in the US and beyond. And often they fall just as spectacularly. Here's a quiz that will test (and elevate) your street smarts in the world of "wise guys."