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Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces Run for Congress

Former New York City Democrat Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced his intention to run for Congress, The Daily Wire reports.

Jerry Nadler currently represents New York’s 10th congressional district which de Blasio has announced his intentions to run for.

However, Nadler won’t face de Blasio. New congressional maps will place Nadler in New York’s 12th Congressional District, which is currently represented by Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), meaning the two incumbents will face each other in a primary.

de Blasio is wildly unpopular and many of his former constituents have expressed their displeasure with his intention to reenter politics.

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