Mayoral Hopeful Bill Thompson Embarks On 24-Hour, Five Borough Tour

Posted: August 1, 2013 in Local Politics, New York City

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The man running to lead the City that Never Sleeps is living that mantra for a day.

New York City mayoral candidate Bill Thompson has launched a 24-hour citywide tour to get his message out.

As WCBS 880’s Jim Smith reported, for the day Thursday, Thompson’s the hardest working man in politics.

“I think I end tomorrow morning somewhere around 8:15 in the morning. How am I going to get through it? Good question,” Thompson told Smith. “I may be going 24 hours but if you look, this is a city where people are working over 24 hours, they’re working around the clock.”

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The former city comptroller is hitting several locations in each of the five boroughs.

The Democrat started off at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal…

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