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Bio: Azi Paybarah is a reporter for Capital. He has covered politics for The New York Observer, WNYC, The New York Sun and the New York Press.
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The urgent, personal tone was different from that of Michael Bloomberg, but the weather-emergency response, like de Blasio’s holdover sanitation and fire commissioners, seemed much the same.
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Sets tone of inauguration, then launches into new controversy
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