(Jen Chung) After recent mayoral polls showing that disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner was leading or eroding her support, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is launching a new ad blitz. But now a NY Times/Siena College poll shows her with a hefty lead!

According to the Times, "The poll found that among Democratic voters, Christine C. Quinn, the City Council speaker, is leading the field, with support from 27 percent, followed by Anthony D. Weiner, a former congressman, who was supported by 18 percent. Bill de Blasio, the public advocate, and William C. Thompson Jr., a former comptroller, were each backed by 11 percent of Democratic voters, while John C. Liu, the current comptroller, had support from 7 percent."

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