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Rob Ford claims he's best Toronto mayor ever, files for reelection
Rob Ford claims he's best Toronto mayor ever, files for reelection

Rob Ford, the Toronto mayor stripped of his authority and shamed around the world for smoking crack and hanging out with criminals, declared himself the best leader that Canada's No. 1 city has ever had and filed Thursday for reelection. Ford was first in line at Toronto City Hall, showing up before the election office opened its doors at 8:30 a.m. and began registering early filers for the Oct. 27 municipal election. "I’ve got the strongest track record. I’ve been the best mayor that this city’s ever had. My record speaks for itself," Ford told journalists gathered to watch the start of his defiant bid for another four-year term at an hour when he is...

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