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  1/30/2013, Shevat 19, 5773

CAIR Member Seeks Seat on New York City Council

The head of the New York branch of a Hamas-affiliated group is seeking a seat on the New York City Council.

The New York Daily News reported that Zead Ramadan formally announced on Tuesday his plans to run for the City Council seat being vacated by Councilman Robert Jackson, who plans to run for Manhattan Borough President.