Bill De Blasio: I’m Not Going To Run For Congress

AM New York reports:

Former Mayor Bill de Blasio won’t run for Congress after all, he announced on social media Tuesday evening, ending rumors of his bid for a redrawn 11th Congressional District that now includes his Park Slope, Brooklyn, neighborhood.

Once a swing seat that included Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn on the far side of the Verrazzano Bridge, state Democrats gerrymandered the lines to extend NY-11 into solidly blue areas like Sunset Park, Park Slope, and Gowanus.

Democrat Max Rose lost the seat after one term to Republican Nicole Malliotakis in 2020 and he has launched a campaign to reclaim it.

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