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Cots inside a migrant shelter at the Creedmoor Psychiatric Center in Eastern Queens.

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With a new poll showing most New Yorkers think the city has already done enough for migrants and the federal government ripping City Hall’s efforts to help them, co-host Christina Greer talks with Harry Siegel about what all that means for a place where a lot of people are “progressive in theory,” why she’s sounding an alarm for Eric Adams given the history of Black mayors in America, and much more.  

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