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Disappointed With Democrats, De Blasio Convenes Summit On Income Inequality

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 31:  New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio attends a press conference announcing federal funding for Super
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 31: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio attends a press conference announcing federal funding for Super Storm Sandy recovery efforts on March 31, 2015 in New York City. The FEMA grant is the largest single grant in U.S. history for disaster relief. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to host a meeting of leading progressive elected officials and activists at Gracie Mansion on Thursday with the explicit goal of forcing the issue of income inequality to the forefront of the national political debate and the 2016 elections.

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