Yvette Clarke

The Mayor’s Ally

Yvette Clarke
Yvette Clarke

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Ms. Clarke, a central Brooklyn congresswoman, was the only federal lawmaker to back Mr. de Blasio early in the mayor’s race and, allied with her mom, former councilwoman Una Clarke, helped deliver the Caribbean-American vote to Mr. de Blasio. They both still have his ear.

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