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April 9, 1989
Breaking with its Democratic allies, the Liberal Party in New York City endorsed Republican former U.S. Atty. Rudolph W. Giuliani for mayor, calling him a "fresh" alternative to Mayor Edward I. Koch. The endorsement virtually assured Giuliani a place on the ballot in November even if he loses the Republican primary. It also improved his chances of becoming mayor in a city where Democrats outnumber Republicans 5 to 1. The former prosecutor gained national attention by prosecuting major organized-crime figures, Wall Street inside traders and corrupt public officials.
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April 9, 1989
Breaking with its Democratic allies, the Liberal Party in New York City endorsed Republican former U.S. Atty. Rudolph W. Giuliani for mayor, calling him a "fresh" alternative to Mayor Edward I. Koch. The endorsement virtually assured Giuliani a place on the ballot in November even if he loses the Republican primary. It also improved his chances of becoming mayor in a city where Democrats outnumber Republicans 5 to 1. The former prosecutor gained national attention by prosecuting major organized-crime figures, Wall Street inside traders and corrupt public officials.
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May 28, 1990
Marx Lewis, 93, veteran labor organizer. Lewis earned a law degree from the American University in 1924 but never practiced, choosing to become an organizer for the Cap and Millinery Workers Union. A socialist in his youth, he held several labor positions and helped organize the Liberal Party of New York. He served in the Administration of Republican New York City Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia in the 1930s and 1940s and later became a Republican. On Tuesday in Silver Spring, Md.
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