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GOP Candidates Ask "Who's Electable?" Days Before Primary

by Jeff Coltin
Lhota after the debate

Jeff Coltin, WFUV News

Republicans are always fighting an uphill battle in the heavily Democratic city of New York. To get voters to the polls, candidates have to convince them that they can win in November, whoever the Democrat may be. John Catsimatidis made his case in Sunday's debate saying only HE has the ability to garner support of minorities and the pro-business Democrats in the city. And the billionaire businessman said he has *something his opponent Joe Lhota doesn't: money.

New Poll Confirms Strong Lead for de Blasio

by Connor Ryan
Bill de Blasio.

azipaybarah, Flickr

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio — once thought by many to be too liberal in his policy positions, and too grandiose in his ideas for the city — has earned widespread voter support and is now in a strong position to win the Democratic nomination in New York City's mayoral race, according to two recently released polls.

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