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What's it Take to Lead NYC? De Blasio, Lhota Face Off

Mayoral candidates debate for third and final time before the election.

Universal Pre-K's been a centerpiece of Bill de Blasio's campaign.  But to fund it, the Democrat will need to convince Governor Cuomo to let him raise taxes on the wealthiest New Yorkers. At the debate last night, he was asked what he'd do if he couldn't get it passed.

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

Lhota and Catsimatidis Face Off in Last NYC Mayoral GOP Debate

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.