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Ed Koch

The New York City that Mayor Ed Koch inherited in 1978 is almost unimaginable today: graffiti-filled subways; miles of abandoned buildings; filthy streets that...

Q&A: Ed Koch’s Life and Legacy

How the former New York City mayor, who died early Friday morning, left a lasting imprint

Hizzoner

It was a time of giants in New York. Mario Cuomo was Governor. Ed Koch was mayor. Neither, I think, will be remembered for giant breakthroughs in governors,...

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Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch, 1924-2013

Flamboyant New York City Mayor Ed Koch, the brash politician who oversaw the city’s financial recovery during three city hall terms, has died at age 88.

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