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Former presidential contender Yang enters New York mayor race

Champion of universal income seeks 'second-hardest job in world'

Former U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang speaks at an event announcing his candidacy for New York City Mayor in upper Manhattan in New York City.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- Andrew Yang will run for mayor of New York in the upcoming election, the former Democratic presidential candidate said, making universal basic income a top issue just as he did when he created a buzz on the national stage.

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