Former NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio ends congressional bid a month before primary vote

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New York Daily News

NEW YORK — Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, struggling mightily in recent opinion polls, ended his run for Congress on Tuesday, more than a month out from Election Day in the Democratic primary. In a video he published on Twitter, de Blasio acknowledged that voters in his district are clearly “looking for another option.” The early exit came as a humbling concession for the 61-year-old politician, who once fashioned himself as the future of the progressive movement, won two terms at City Hall and even staged a campaign for president. The former mayor entered the race for New York’s 1…

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