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Former Democratic Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Announces Run for New York City Mayor

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Former Democratic Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Announces Run for New York City Mayor

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Former Democratic presidential hopeful Andrew Yang announced late Wednesday that he’s joining the race to become New York City’s next mayor. Yang, 46, a technology entrepreneur, said in a video that “seeing my city the way it is now breaks my heart.” “We need to realize Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of a guaranteed minimum income and get cash into the hands of people who need it most. We’ll bring New York City into the 21st century by getting everyone high speed internet so our kids can learn, hire more teachers, and reduce the class sizes. I think that makes a big difference,” Yang said. The Democrat also vowed to “take back control of our subway” and touched on the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, calling what happened to them “inhumane.” “I’m running for mayor for my two boys for you and for every New Yorker. Let’s fight for …

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