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2013-02-01 20:20:47

Koch Known to Nation's Mayors as 'Larger Than Life' WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) President Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter and USCM CEO and Executive Director Tom Cochran today issued the following joint statement after the death of Mayor Koch: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110125/MM36443LOGO) "The U.S. Conference of Mayors today mourns the loss of New York City Mayor Ed Koch. "Mayor Koch was an...

2013-02-01 16:25:17

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC mourns the passing of former Congressman and Mayor Edward Koch. He was 88 years old. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "One of the most outspoken, personable, effective and energetic New York politicians, Mayor Koch will be sorely missed, yet forever remembered," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. After serving five terms as a U.S. Congressman, Koch was elected Mayor of New York City. The son...

2012-05-07 14:20:46

WICHITA, Kan., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Statement from Philip EllenderPresident, Government & Public Affairs? - Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC Despite pronouncements from the Obama campaign that its rhetoric would become more "positive," senior Obama advisor David Axelrod's comments to reporters on May 7 reveal that the campaign continues to stoop to the lowest forms of invective. Mr. Axelrod described Koch as "contract killers over there in super PAC land." Koch has not...

2011-10-14 07:00:00

Mayor Ed Koch tells fitsmiForMoms.com Radio listeners what it was like growing up fat and how parents should handle raising an overweight child. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 14, 2011 Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch and author of the recently released childrenâs book, Eddie Shapes Up, shares stories of his challenges as a âœchubby childâ and his advice to parents of kids struggling with their weight on a fitmsiForMoms.com Radio special...

2011-10-05 11:19:00

Independent Federal Agency Welcomes Matan Aryeh Koch WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) -- an independent federal agency that advises the President, Congress, and other federal agencies on the policies and programs that affect the lives of people with disabilities -- is honored to welcome Matan Aryeh Koch to its Board. On July 5, President Barack Obama announced his intention to nominate Litigation Associate Matan A. Koch to the...

2009-10-27 07:17:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning filmmaker Raul Barcelona is releasing his critically acclaimed film, THE PROMISE OF NEW YORK, on YouTube.com in hopes of inspiring New York City voters to participate in the upcoming general election on November 3rd. The film can be seen in its entirety on the YouTube channel www.youtube.com/thepromiseofnewyork beginning Tuesday, October 27th, 2009, exactly one week before Election Day. The film is also currently available on DVD from the...