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New Speaker Mark-Viverito ‘Will Hold Mayor Accountable’

New City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (C) conducts her first business of the council following her confirmation at New York City Hall, Jan. 8, 2014. (Bebeto Matthews/AP)
New City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (C) conducts her first business of the council following her confirmation at New York City Hall, Jan. 8, 2014. (Bebeto Matthews/AP)

NEW YORK—Melissa Mark-Viverito became New York’s first Latino to hold citywide office Wednesday. City Council unanimously chose the East Harlem council member as its next...



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