Andrew Yang Running for Mayor

Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang is running for mayor of New York City.

“Let’s fight for a future New York City that we can be proud of – together,” Yang said in an announcement on Twitter.

Yang ran for president in the 2020 Democratic primary. The centerpiece of his campaign was a guaranteed basic income for Americans. He’s expected to replicate that plan for some New Yorkers.

“I moved to New York City 25 years ago. I came of age, fell in love, and became a father here. Seeing our City in so much pain breaks my heart,” Yang said.

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