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n. De Blazius often says he has a "narrative story" about New York's achievements, but his own story is also convincing. He was born Warren Wilhelm Jr. to a father-German and an Italian-American mother; his father, a veteran who was fighting alcoholism, later killed himself. His relationships with his father were strained and Mr de Blascio finally took his mother's surname. Later, he ran campaigns for Hillary Clinton and Charles B. Rangel, and then ran for office by winning elections to become a New York counselor, a public attorney, and a mayor. the city's mental health initiative; they have two children, and their family's notoriety, especially their son Dante, plays a major role in his May 201
Some of Mr de Blascio's colleagues mocked the idea of becoming president and insisting opposes the White House Occupation Survey and instead focuses on a huge number of New York problems such as collapsing public housing, high levels of homelessness and underprivileged subways. Mr de Blascio said that many of the answers to what the city is excited about are actually 200 miles out of the country.
"I am concerned that now I think our federal government is not helping New York in many ways and we are hurt all the time by bad policies in Washington," said de Blascio at a press conference last month. He pointed out the lack of a national infrastructure plan and broken health care policies. "So real changes are needed in our country," he said. "If they do not happen, New York continues to suffer."
The mayor will have to compensate for the enormous fund-raising defect by building staff for the campaign and closing down the apparently insurmountable gap in polls. In the questionnaire of the University of Montmart last month, Mr de Blascio had zero favoritism: 24% like him, 24% do not like him. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont is the only candidate with a higher number of unfavorable countries – 26%, but his favor is 67%.