For Democrats, ‘big-city mayors’ are back

November 7, 2013   // 0 Comments

by Joy-Ann Reid  Could the Democratic bench be in the big city? While typically, the farm team for both national political parties has consisted of governors and senators, Democrats have a growing field of star candidates drawn from the urban core. Historically, big-city mayors like Frank Rizzo in Philadelphia, Ed Koch in New York and the Daleys in Chicago easily became national figures, as did...

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