The mayoral candidates will meet in their first debate at WABC-TV Studios. Democrat Bill de Blasio and Republican Joe Lhota will square off beginning at 7:00 p.m. We will broadcast the debate on Channel 7 and stream the debate live on 7online and our news apps.
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