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Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio gets major endorsement

Posted at 11:08 PM, May 17, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-17 23:08:55-04

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has won the backing of the city’s largest union.

Local 1199 represent 200,000 healthcare workers.

So far, this is the most significant union endorsement in the race.

Some smaller unions have thrown their support between John Lliu and Christine Quinn.