NYC Mayoral Candidate Attends Vigil For Slain Woman In The Middle Of The Night
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NEW YORK -- It's 3 a.m. Do you know where your candidate for mayor is?
Maybe poll leader and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is dreaming about moving into Gracie Mansion. Comptroller John Liu could be pacing the halls, devising ways to break through to the front of the pack. Anthony Weiner? Better not think about it.
But early Friday morning Bill Thompson was in the midst of a torrid 24 hours of campaigning across all five boroughs -- and the former comptroller, seeking the Democratic nomination for mayor of New York City, was hyperactive. At times, he pressed livery cab drivers and nurses for their support and then at an emotional 3 a.m. vigil, he offered support to the family and friends of Olivia Brown, 23, who was fatally shot near her home in an East Harlem housing project.
Recent polls put Thompson in third place behind Quinn and Public Advocate Bill de Blasio (with Weiner falling to fourth after his most recent sexting revelations).
In a race domina
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