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Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, right, and Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a Democrat from Florida, attend the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte in this Sept. 6, 2012 file photo.

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Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, right, and Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a Democrat from Florida, attend the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte in this Sept. 6, 2012 file photo.

Giffords Soaring at ‘Top of the Sky’

Updated at 4:05 pm EST It was three years ago today that a gunman stepped into a small crowd where an Arizona congresswoman was greeting constituents and opened fire. Gabby Giffords survived a devastating bullet to the head, but six...

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Supporters pose next to U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker's campaign bus during a rally on August 12, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey.

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Supporters pose next to U.S. Senate candidate Cory Booker's campaign bus during a rally on August 12, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey.

Booker Benefits from Bloomberg’s Super-PAC: $1 Million in New Jersey

Independence USA, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s super-political action committee, is putting $1 million into New Jersey’s tighter–than-expected U.S. Senate race to support Democrat Cory Booker.  The group has taken out a 30-second television spot in the New York and...

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Republican nominee for New York City mayor Joe Lhota speaks to the media following a press conference outside the United Nations Headquarters on September 23, 2013 in New York City.

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Republican nominee for New York City mayor Joe Lhota speaks to the media following a press conference outside the United Nations Headquarters on September 23, 2013 in New York City.

De Blasio, Lhota Courting Same NYC Crowd in Dueling TV Ads

With less than five weeks to go before the Nov. 5 election, New York’s mayoral candidates are both out with their first post-primary television ads today. The 30-second spot from Republican Joseph Lhota, who faces long odds against Democrat Bill...

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Republican nominee for New York City mayor Joe Lhota attends a press conference outside the United Nations Headquarters on September 23, 2013 in New York City.

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Republican nominee for New York City mayor Joe Lhota attends a press conference outside the United Nations Headquarters on September 23, 2013 in New York City.

Crime and Punishment in New York Mayoral Contest

   As a top aide to former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Joseph Lhota can claim a share of the credit for an eight-year period in which murders declined by 66 percent.      Now Lhota, 58, is campaigning to be...

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Former White House Chief of Staff William Daley, left, and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg take part in a discussion economics and politics of immigration during a meeting of The Chicago Economic Club on Aug. 14, 2012, in Chicago.

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Former White House Chief of Staff William Daley, left, and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg take part in a discussion economics and politics of immigration during a meeting of The Chicago Economic Club on Aug. 14, 2012, in Chicago.

Bloomberg Backing Daley in Illinois

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has ventured into a governor’s race 800 miles away today, endorsing former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley’s effort to unseat Illinois’s Democratic chief executive, Pat Quinn, in next year’s primary. In a...

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