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Letitia James Elected NYC Public Advocate

Brooklyn City Councilwoman Letitia James won yesterday’s runoff to succeed Bill De Blasio as New York City Public Advocate. She is the first black woman to win citywide office. Ms. James, 54, defeated Daniel L. Squadron, 33, a state senator from Brooklyn and Manhattan, by nearly 60 percent of the vote to about 40 percent. Because there is no Republican ...

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