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Lobbyist acted as member of de Blasio admin, email dump shows

A top campaign fund-raiser for Mayor de Blasio shamelessly hit up real-estate and business leaders for donations to Hizzoner’s political nonprofit — even though some of them had business before the city, newly released e-mails reveal.

The e-mails are part of a more than 1,500-page cache of correspondence with political consultant Jonathan Rosen that were released late Wednesday, only ­after City Hall was sued by The Post and NY1.

One e-mail, sent on Jan. 21, 2014, by campaign fund-raiser Ross Offinger to Rosen and three top city officials, show the blurred lines between the mayor’s private fund-raising and his governing. – READ MORE