Bill de Blasio Appears In Court Over Protest Arrest | Talking Points Memo

NEW YORK (AP) — A leading candidate to become New York City’s next mayor had to take time off from the campaign trail Tuesday to appear in court on a civil disobedience charge.Bill de Blasio appeared before a Manhattan judge along with City Councilman Stephen Levin and other people arrested last month at a demonstration against the planned closure of a Brooklyn hospital.

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