Quinn backs out of debate that will feature Anthony Weiner

Posted at 9:47 AM, May 28, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-28 10:57:38-04

Anthony Weiner will take part in his first debate since announcing his candidacy for mayor.

The debate on education will take place Tuesday at4 p.m. at New York University

Other Democratic candidates, Bill De Blasio, Bill Thompson, John Liu and Sal Albanese have agreed to participate.

Council speaker and front runner Christine Quinn has dropped out of the debate due to a scheduling conflict.