Bill De Blasio Quotes

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Bill De Blasio Quotes

While this has been a private part of my familys life, it is now clear a media story will soon emerge. My father tragically ended his life while battling terminal cancer in 1979.
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I have an activist's desire to improve people's lives.

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As N.Y.C. Public Advocate, I released a report that showed that stop-and-frisks of African Americans in 2012 were barely half as likely to yield a weapon as those of white New Yorkers - and a third less likely to yield contraband. Despite this evidence, the vast majority of those stopped are young black and Latino men.

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I'm someone who does not like a bunker mentality and does not like groupthink.

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I have my loyalty to the team of my youth. Everyone I knew was a Red Sox fan. The team that I grew up with was constantly the underdog but managed to prevail.

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There are families of every kind. I think a lot of people are struggling to make sense of their identity in a very complicated world.

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I am very much a Red Sox fan; I can name you more players than you could possibly imagine. It's just part of who I am.

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My parents were divorced when I was young. I was really brought up by my mother's side of the family.

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Clearly, Mayor Bloomberg did some things right. I think he did a very good job on public health. He did a very good job on environment. I think he was right to achieve mayoral control of education. I don't think he then applied it the right way.

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I have a bold plan to break from the Bloomberg years, and end the 'Tale of Two Cities' by providing real opportunity to all New Yorkers, no matter where they live.

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If we can have a fast food restaurant on almost every corner,
then we can certainly have a garden.

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We are New Yorkers. Proud citizens of the greatest city on earth. Thinking big isn't new to us. It is the very foundation of who we are.

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I believe there's an emerging American majority for progressive economic change.

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Everything you heard about me is true ... I am not a free marketer ... I believe in the heavy hand of government.

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I think like a lot of people in this country I want to see a vision. And, again, that would be true of candidates on all levels. It's time to see a clear, bold vision for progressive economic change.

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I haven't smoked marijuana since I was at NYU,

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