Politics How New York mayor de Blasio trumped Obama on equal pay for women

Equal pay is a big election year issue for President Obama. In New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio just announced a big settlement on the issue as part of his 'liberal laboratory.'

By , Staff writer

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While ensuring equal pay for women remains an election year priority for the Obama administration and many Democrats on the campaign trail this year, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has been able to take the kind of action many women have long been seeking.