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Coppins Announces Mayoral Exploratory Committee

BuzzFeed political reporter and rising TV pundit McKay Coppins announced today that he has formed an exploratory committee to decide whether or not he should run for mayor of New York City.

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New York, NY - November 28, 2012 - BuzzFeed political reporter McKay Coppins has launched an exploratory committee to investigate options for being added to the 2013 New York City mayoral ballot. After strong support on social networks such as Twitter and Plurk, Coppins opened up to the possibility of a run and serving the city of New York.

"It's really my duty to at least look into the options. I haven't finalized any decisions and am certainly flattered by all of the attention but will need to discuss possibilities with my trusted team of advisers," Coppins said Wednesday.

Coppins has appointed the following preliminary team to aid him in his decision on whether to run for mayor of New York:

Rosie Gray, Chief of Staff

Zeke Miller, Director of Advance

Andrew Kaczynski, Director of Opposition Research

Dorsey Shaw, Director of Digital and GIFs

Ashley McCollum, Director of Communications

John Gara, Brand Identity Theorist

Richard Rushfield, Manager of Getting Celebrities To Take Pictures With Coppins

Michael Hastings, Chief Executive Of Pissing People Off

Coppins is also proud to announce that @wise_kaplan has officially joined as Chairman Of The Board after launching what is sure to be the finest exploratory committee in recent political history.

Media contact:

Ashley McCollum

347.977.1411

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