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Ben Max, left, of Gotham Gazette, and Jarrett Murphy, right, of City Limits

July 31, 2017: Republican strategist Mollie Fullington and Democratic strategist Rebecca Katz join Max & Murphy to discuss the 2017 New York City mayoral race.

max murphy katz fullingtonMollie Fullington used to work for Governor George Pataki and recently handled press and communications for mayoral candidate Paul Massey. Rebecca Katz, a partner at Hilltop Public Solutions, used to work for Senator Harry Reid and helped get Bill de Blasio elected mayor in 2013. Fullington and Katz joined the Max & Murphy podcast to discuss this year's mayoral race in what is a lively conversation about what happened with Massey's candidacy, how the public views Bill de Blasio, whether Nicole Malliotakis can beat de Blasio in November, and more. The conversation includes interesting insights into campaign strategy that inform the current state of the mayoral race and the three months ahead as New York City voters decide who will lead them for the next four years.

As Fullington put it, right now it's all "transit and Trump," but there's a lot more to it than that.

Listen to the full conversation and let us know what you think -- we're on Twitter @TweetBenMax @JarrettMurphy @RebeccaKKatz @MollConkFull -- through the embedded audio below or download it wherever you get your podcasts.

by Ben Max, Gotham Gazette

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