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De Blasio’s usefulness to Cuomo, and an Occupy anniversary

More subway and tunnel closures lay ahead, as a result of Hurricane Sandy, according to M.T.A. chairman and C.E.O. Tom Prendergast. [Dana Rubinstein]

It's official: Nancy Gibbs succeeds Rick Stengel as Time managing editor. [Joe Pompeo]

Al Sharpton said Bill de Blasio can help Andrew Cuomo and other moderate Democrats shift left. [Azi Paybarah]

 

Sep. 17, 2013

 
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The compatibility of Bill de Blasio and Andrew Cuomo

If Bill de Blasio, the unapologetically progressive Democratic mayoral candidate, becomes mayor, how much trouble wil he create for moderate Democrats like Governor Andrew Cuomo and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton? "Cuomo and de Blasio" won't get along," was the headline on Fred Dicker's column in the Post on Monday.

Sep. 17, 2013

 
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Letitia James rolls out some run-off endorsements

Public advocate candidate Letitia James today rolled out a series of endorsements as she heads into an October 1 run-off with the second-place finisher in last week's primary, Daniel Squadron, who got 33 percent of the vote.

Sep. 17, 2013

 
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Dan Squadron picks up support from a ‘peaceful’ Cathy Guerriero

The two remaining candidates in the race for public advocate have begun to roll out endorsements ahead of the October 1 run-off.

Sep. 17, 2013

 
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Why Joe Lhota is meeting Al Sharpton

Republican mayoral nominee Joe Lhota will meet with Al Sharpton tonight at the reverend's office in Harlem.

Sep. 17, 2013

 
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Quinn embraces de Blasio, as Lhota meets with Sharpton

After a primary election, competing forces tend to converge, and one-time opponents embrace like old friends.

Sep. 17, 2013

 
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Lhota on why his ‘change’ is safer than de Blasio’s

At a press conference at 72nd Street by Fifth Avenue, just inside Central Park, Republican mayoral nominee Joe Lhota congratulated Bill de Blasio for clinching the Democratic nomination.

Sep. 16, 2013

 
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Cuomo and de Blasio cheer a Thompson concession

Mayor Michael Bloomberg was repeatedly asked what he meant when he referred to the de Blasio campaign as racist. He did not answer the question directly. [Dana Rubinstein]

Six black and Latino elected officials representing the younger, upcoming generation of the Democratic Party across four boroughs announced they switched their support from Thompson to de Blasio. [Azi Paybarah]

Thompson concedes, blames election officials. [Azi Paybarah]

Sep. 16, 2013

 
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Thompson concedes, yielding to de Blasio but blaming election officials

At a crowded press conference at City Hall today, Bill Thompson ended his mayoral campaign, saying it was "impossible" to continue with election officials still unable to confirm whether a Democratic primary run-off would be required to settle the nomination.

Sep. 16, 2013

 
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Six key Thompson supporters switch, after a meeting with de Blasio

Six black and Latino elected officials representing the younger, upcoming generation of the Democratic Party across four boroughs announced they are switching their support in the Democratic mayoral primary from Bill Thompson to Bill de Blasio.

Sep. 16, 2013