Should Mayor de Blasio Watch His Back?

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5 September 2011- New York, NY-  NYC Councilwoman Letitia James at the 44th Annual West Indian Day Carnival held on Eastern Parkway and the Brooklyn Museum on September 5, 2011 in Brooklyn, New York. ? Terrence Jennings / Retna Ltd.
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"If anything should happen to Mayor Bill de Blasio, you're looking at the next mayor of the City of New York," Tish James pointed out as she introduced Representative Charlie Rangel at a Harlem church on Sunday. While it's true that, as Public Advocate, James stands first in the line of succession to New York's mayoralty, we didn't realize that it was on the forefront of her mind. Be careful over at City Hall, Bill.