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District attorney in Eric Garner case will seek Michael Grimm's seat

District attorney in Eric Garner case will seek Michael Grimm's seat

The district attorney who oversaw the investigation into the police-involved death of Eric Garner in Staten Island, N.Y., announced Friday that he would run for the congressional seat vacated by Michael G. Grimm, who pleaded guilty to federal tax evasion. Richmond County Dist. Atty. Daniel Donovan Jr. said he decided to enter the race after noticing a groundswell of support for his candidacy over the last week. "The enthusiasm for my candidacy has only broadened and intensified, with expressions of support also from beyond the two boroughs," he said in a brief statement Friday afternoon. He is the first person to officially announce his candidacy for the seat, which serves...

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