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On the Record with former NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio: Decision to pull out of congressional race was ‘humbling’

NEW YORK (PIX11)– Former Mayor Bill de Blasio called his decision to drop out of the New York congressional race “humbling” and “healthy.” He had been running to represent New York’s 10th congressional district, which includes part of Manhattan and a swath of western Brooklyn. He announced his decision via Twitter on Tuesday. “I could […]
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‘AIPAC lost its way’: Bill de Blasio says pro-Israel group has become too partisan

In exit interview, the former mayor and congressional candidate reflects on Israel, the Jewish vote and why he’s given up on electoral politics. Bill de Blasio, until recently a congressional candidate, surprised some allies last month when he came out forcefully against the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) over its spending against progressive candidates in Democratic primaries. “They have changed in a way that is unacceptable to me,” de Blasio said during a virtual candidate forum co-hosted by Our Revolution, a progressive political group supported by Sen. Bernie Sanders.
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Bill de Blasio could use $700,000 left in his failed Congress campaign chest to pay off hundreds of thousands in debt including $320,000 to NYPD for using cops as private security during White House run

Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio may not be running for Congress anymore, but he certainly has money in the bank from his flirtation with post-mayoral political life. De Blasio, 61, announced on Tuesday that he will drop out of the crowded race for the Congressional seat in New York's 10th District after just two weeks.
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Bill de Blasio drops House bid, says voters 'are looking for another option.'

Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is ending his Congressional bid, he announced Tuesday on social media. "It’s clear to me that, when it comes to this congressional district, people are looking for another option and I respect that. I just want to say: I love the people of this city, I really want to keep serving, and I’m going to find a different way to serve," he said in a video posted to Twitter.
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Bill de Blasio drops out of Congress race after dismal polling

Bill de Blasio dropped his bid to represent the left-leaning 10th Congressional District on Tuesday, admitting that “it’s not going work out.”. “I’ve really listened carefully to people and it’s clear to me that when it comes to this congressional district, people are looking for another option. And I respect that,” the former mayor said in a video statement posted to Twitter.

Bill de Blasio pulls out of race for House seat, says he’s quitting electoral politics

Bill de Blasio has dropped out of the race for a New York House seat, days after a poll showed he was trailing the crowded Democratic primary field.“I’ve listened really carefully to people and it’s clear that when it comes to this congressional district, people are looking for another option, and I respect that,” the former New York City mayor said in a video posted to his Twitter account on Tuesday.“And I just want to say I love the people of this city, I really want to keep serving and I’m going to find a different way to serve.”The...
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Former NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio drops bid for Congress

July 19 (UPI) -- Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio dropped out of the congressional race Tuesday after low ratings in opinion polls. "It's clear to me that when it comes to this congressional district, people are looking for another option, and I respect that," the 61-year-old politician said in a video posted to his Twitter page.
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