De Blasio Invokes Italian Theme for Bonding in Albany

Jan 09, 2014 502

When Mayor Bill de Blasio met State Senator Diane J. Savino, a Staten Island Democrat, here on Wednesday morning, they kissed twice, once on each cheek, and shared a warm hug, in part because of something else they share: their heritage.

"It's an Italian unity moment," said the mayor, getting laughs from onlookers before he shook hands with the state comptroller, Thomas P. DiNapoli.

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