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Progressive Jumaane Williams Launches Bid For NY Gov

The New York Daily News reports: New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams on Tuesday announced he’s running for governor, staking his claim as a progressive candidate in what is shaping up as a crowded race. Williams stressed his activism against racism and police brutality in tossing his hat in the ring for next year’s Democratic primary dogfight. “Without progressive …

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NYC’s Public Advocate Endorses Bernie Sanders

The New York Daily News reports: New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams on Thursday announced his endorsement of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in the Democratic presidential primary. The progressive New York Democrat pushed Sanders as a candidate who will fight for “transformational change” for all Americans. “It’s critically important to have someone like Bernie Sanders as the next President …

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Jumaane Williams Elected NYC Public Advocate

The New York Times reports:  Jumaane D. Williams, a Democratic councilman from Brooklyn, was elected as New York City public advocate Tuesday night, notching a victory over 16 other candidates in a free-for-all race that could give him a platform to seek higher office. Mr. Williams entered the race as a front-runner after his surprise insurgency campaign for lieutenant governor …

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