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NYC's 12-year club: Pols reflect on a dozen years in office as terms end

Christine Quinn

(Credit: Christine Quinn (Craig Ruttle))

Mayor Michael Bloomberg always jokes about his inner countdown clock and the days he has left in his twelve-year run. However, he isn't the only New York City elected official leaving office on Dec. 31 after three terms.

There are 17 City Council members and borough presidents who have been on the job since 2002 and will have to vacate their offices due to term limits. Many of those leaders...

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