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De Blasio joins Bloomberg's gun control coalition

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(Credit: Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio and Mayor Michael Bloomberg meet after the election. (Charles Eckert))

Mayor Bill de Blasio followed in his predecessor's footsteps Thursday by joining the Mayors against Illegal Guns coalition.

De Blasio said he agreed with the work done by former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's group over the years and promised to help push the federal government to create stricter gun restriction legislation.

"We are going to force this issue on the national stage to protect...

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