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Why Rudy Giuliani’s ‘zombie’ legal defense fund still has ‘life in it yet’: report

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By Alex Henderson During Rudy Giuliani’s three mayoral campaigns in New York City — the one he lost to Democrat David Dinkins in 1989 and the ones he won in 1993 and 1997 — the former prosecutor aggressively campaigned on a law-and-order platform. Violent crime was rampant in New York City during the 1970s and 1980s, and the city’s crime problem was famously depicted in films like “Death Wish” (1974), “The Warriors” (1979) and Martin Scorsese’s “Taxi Driver” (1976). And Giuliani, a Republican in a predominantly Democratic city, bragged about how much safer he had made NYC when he enjoyed a dec…

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