Biaggi defeats Sen. Klein in 34th District primary

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THE BRONX—Political newcomer Alessandra Biaggi beat out incumbent state Sen. Jeff Klein in the Democratic primary for the 34th District.

Biaggi says her victory was a huge group effort.

"I feel amazing. We had more hustle and that's honestly what it came down to," Biaggi says.

Klein formerly led the senate’s Independent Democratic Conference. He has held the seat since 2005.

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