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WNYC News

Two Leading Candidates Duke It Out in Final GOP Debate

Sunday, September 08, 2013

The top two Republican candidates for mayor argued over topics ranging from firefighters' safety on 9/11 to the safety of kittens recently rescued from subway tracks.

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WNYC News

In the Mayor's Race, the Cat Man Cometh

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Gristedes owner and philanthropist John Catsimatidis is running against former MTA chairman Joe Lhota and Doe Fund founder George McDonald in next month’s Republican primary for mayor. It’s been an unconventional path to politics for the Greek immigrant-turned-billionaire grocer. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Online Sales Tax; John Catsimatidis; Marijuana Addiction

Friday, May 10, 2013

The U.S. Senate has passed a bill to require online retailers to collect state sales taxes if they make $1 million or more. We’ll hear about its status in the House and take calls from business owners. And a May series on marijuana legalization continues with a look at addiction and health. Plus: John Catsimatidis on his bid to be the Republican candidate for mayor; a science journalist talks about making the decision to freeze her eggs; and the secret language of Craigslist real estate postings.

The Brian Lehrer Show

John Catsimatidis on Running for Mayor

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

John Catsimatidis, CEO of Gristedes Foods, talks about his now-official run for the Republican nomination for NYC Mayor.

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