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Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Koch Reads Tea Leaves

Calls Quinn's Bluff

On tonight's Wise Guys segment of NY1's Inside City Hall, Mayor Ed Koch told host Dominic Carter that he's not buyin' what Speaker Quinn is selling.

What she was selling tonight was an extension of what she started selling last week - a full on backpedal on term limits.

Koch had this to say:

My own belief is that she [Speaker Quinn] committed herself to legislative action to the members of the City Council, and that if she puts it aside for now its only because the press has put a lot of pressure on her. ... I believe that if she gave her word to her members that we're going to see term limits on the legislative agenda for change...


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