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September 11, 2013


NYC Democrats Push Thompson to Stand Down

New York City's Democratic power brokers moved "to prevent a combative sequel to the party's primary for mayor, as union officials and political leaders rallied around the front-runner, Bill de Blasio, and urged the second-place finisher, William Thompson to end his quest for a runoff election," the New York Times reports.

"On a day of back-room maneuvering and deal-making, Mr. Thompson's own inner circle appeared divided over how, or even whether, to proceed."












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