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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Alec Baldwin may run for NYC mayor


Alec Baldwin is considering running for mayor of New York.
The 30 Rock star has held political aspirations for some time but reportedly became seriously interested in the 2013 mayoral race when Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner who was widely expected to run resigned from public life earlier this week after it was revealed he had sent saucy images of himself to women via twitter.
“Alec said, ‘Hey, maybe this changes the race. The dynamics have shifted’. The Democrats need a high-profile candidate, and Alec can fill that bill,” a source said.
The actor’s representative Matthew Hiltzik then told The Hollywood Reporter, “I wouldn’t rule it out.”
Alec, 53, has previously spoken about his desire to run for public office and after revealing he will leave 30 Rock in 2012, now could be the perfect time for him.
“There’s no age limit on running for office, to a degree. It’s something I might do, one day,” he has said.
“I do believe that people want to believe that someone who deeply cares about the middle class would like to seek public office.”.

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