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Rudy, Rudy, Rudy

Rep. Pete King will no doubt have an invaluable, articulate ally in making his case about DHS’s new funding scheme. Just wait till we hear what Guiliani thinks of dangerously shortchanging NYC. Although there is also no doubt that Rudy will never be nominated  for president by the GOP, his opinion will resonate well beyond the five boroughs.

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