Ed Koch

Ed Koch

Obama: Koch ‘extraordinary,’ ‘irrepressible’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is praising former New York Mayor Ed Koch as an “extraordinary mayor, irrepressible character, and quintessential New Yorker.”

02/01/2013

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch (AP photo)

Former New York Mayor Ed Koch Dead at Age 88

NEW YORK (AP) – Former New York Mayor Ed 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 […]

02/01/2013

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch (AP photo)

Ex-NY Mayor Koch hospitalized with pneumonia

NEW YORK (AP) – Former New York Mayor Ed Koch has pneumonia and is expected to be in the hospital through the weekend. Koch’s spokesman, George Arzt, said Wednesday that the 87-year-old former mayor is […]

12/05/2012

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