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Jumping in NYC mayoral pool: de Blasio now in, Catsimatidis Tuesday
As everyone long expected, Democratic Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has officially announced his jump into the mayoral fray. In his Sunday announcement, he talked about being an outer-borough candidate and of course is looking to get some distance from the pack, particularly Council Speaker Christine Quinn, his highest-polling rival thus far. He was accompanied by wife Chirlane McCray, son Dante...