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Is NYC making a sharp move to the left?

The new frontrunner in the Democratic primary in the New York City mayor’s race is a bit of a surprise to many: Public Advocate Bill De Blasio. De Blasio is pushing the most ambitiously progressive agenda of the bunch. Katrina Vanden Heuvel from The Nation Magazine, which endorsed De Blasio, and former New York Congressman Floyd Flake discuss whether the city’s politics are taking a progressive turn.


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