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New York City Democratic mayoral hopeful and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn greets a voter during a campaign stop in the Bronx borough of New York, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013. The Democratic primary election is Tuesday, Sept. 10. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Christine Quinn runs for NYC Mayor

July 30, 2013

Christine Quinn

slide from presumed frontrunner for the Democratic nomination for mayor

of New York to distant third place finisher has prompted a fresh round

of questions about the role of gender in politics. (CSM)