President Obama Hails ‘Extraordinary Mayor’ Ed Koch | Talking Points Memo

President Obama praised former New York City mayor Ed Koch, who died Friday, as “the quinetessential New Yorker.” Koch sometimes clashed with Obama over American policy toward Israel, but endorsed both his 2008 and 2012 campaigns.


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