New House map sets stage for Brooklyn slugfest headlined by Bill de Blasio, Mondaire Jones

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NEW YORK — The ink has barely dried on New York’s much-revised House map, but a radically transformed 10th Congressional District has set the stage for an unruly political scramble in lower Manhattan and brownstone Brooklyn ahead of the August Democratic primary. On Friday, former Mayor Bill de Blasio declared his candidacy for the district’s seat, reentering the political arena four months after leaving City Hall. Insiders viewed de Blasio as the early favorite, even after his popularity plummeted in two terms running New York City. He is a fierce fundraiser and a familiar face in his home ne…

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