Stark contrast of ideas seen in general election if primary frontrunners prevail, with questions about ‘60s-style’ policies.
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In the first mayoral election in 12 years with a true Republican on the ballot, November’s race is likely to shape up as the kind of liberal versus conservative clash of ideas that defined the pre-Bloomberg era.
Candidates reaching out for Jewish support as campaign builds momentum; potential Weiner bid is an x-factor.
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Former Comptroller Bill Thompson has Jewish friends in Borough Park and Manhattan. Christine Quinn is likely to find some backing from chasidim who respect her positions on crime and her support for nonprofit groups and city services.