FILE - In this Nov. 8, 1977 file photo, Rep. Edward Koch, second from left, raises hands with Bess Myerson, left, Carol Bellamy, center Diana Goldin, second from right, and her husband Harrison Goldin at a Midtown New York Hotel. Koch was elected New York City Mayor, Miss Bellamy was elected city council President and Goldin was re-elected city comptroller. Koch, the combative politician who rescued the city from near-financial ruin during three City Hall terms, has died at age 88. Spokesman George Arzt says Koch died Friday morning Feb. 1, 2013 of congestive heart failure. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine, File)

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FILE - In this Nov. 8, 1977 file photo, Rep. Edward Koch, second from left, raises hands with Bess Myerson, left, Carol Bellamy, center Diana Goldin, second from right, and her husband Harrison Goldin at a Midtown New York Hotel. Koch was elected New York City Mayor, Miss Bellamy was elected city council President and Goldin was re-elected city comptroller. Koch, the combative politician who rescued the city from near-financial ruin during three City Hall terms, has died at age 88. Spokesman George Arzt says Koch died Friday morning Feb. 1, 2013 of congestive heart failure. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine, File)
FILE - In this Nov. 8, 1977 file photo, Rep. Edward Koch, second from left, raises hands with Bess Myerson, left, Carol Bellamy, center Diana Goldin, second from right, and her husband Harrison Goldin at a Midtown New York Hotel. Koch was elected New York City Mayor, Miss Bellamy was elected city council President and Goldin was re-elected city comptroller. Koch, the combative politician who rescued the city from near-financial ruin during three City Hall terms, has died at age 88. Spokesman George Arzt says Koch died Friday morning Feb. 1, 2013 of congestive heart failure. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine, File)
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