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Assemblyman Dan Quart says his years in public office has prepared him to be the next Manhattan DA: ‘Criminal justice … is where I’ve found my voice’

“One thing you should know: if someone does commit a crime, there should be penalties. There’s too much crime in the streets,” said the woman, a sharp dresser who sported a long, white-blonde ponytail and a pair of thick black oval frames. “People see that they can get away with things, and other people follow suit … Nothing’s ever done.”
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Bullied as a kid for being Jewish, Dan Quart says he’ll be tough on hate crimes as Manhattan DA

Growing up in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan in the early 1980s, Dan Quart, now a member of the State Assembly, was the frequent target of antisemitic slurs. “The walk from my house to synagogue was pretty long,” Quart, 48, said in a recent interview. “I’d go with my friends, and as a big group of boys in yarmulkes, it wasn’t uncommon to have slurs shouted at us or eggs dropped on our heads from the buildings we passed by.”
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'The Wire' actor Michael K. Williams backs Dan Quart for Manhattan DA

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