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Guardian Angels Founder Curtis Sliwa Running For Mayor

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Sliwa, 66, says violent crime had gotten out of hand in New York City. Sliwa is running in the Republican primary.

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- Curtis Sliwa is running for mayor. The Guardian Angels founder and longtime talk radio host says violent crime has gotten out of hand.

CURTIS SLIWA: Of late, armed gangs are battling from tier to tier, foyer to foyer, stairwell to stairwell. And why is that? Because the police have been told to stand back.

- Sliwa is 66 now. He is running in the Republican primary in June. He says his plan to fight crime includes restoring a billion dollars to the NYPD's budget.