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Mayor de Blasio marks 100 days in office

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NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday marked his first 100 days in office with a speech at Cooper Union in Manhattan.

He devoted most of his first months in office to securing funding for pre-k, and is now expected to outline his next set of priorities, including affordable housing, Sandy recovery and increased living wage.

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Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers a speech marking his first 100 days in office.

The venue is a symbolic choice having hosted many famous speeches, including Abraham Lincoln in 1860.