De Blasio And Cuomo Set Up Peace, For Now

Mr. de Blasio called Mr. Cuomo in mid-June for assistance when the fate of mayoral control appeared uncertain and the Legislature uninterested in compromises.
Both men are up for re-election — Mr. de Blasio this year and Mr. Cuomo in 2018 — and have political ambitions far beyond the city and state.
The two have known each other since the mid-1990s, and Mr. de Blasio worked under Mr. Cuomo at the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development during the Clinton administration.
(Mr. Cuomo was also a no-show.
In that time, Mr. Cuomo began to broker a deal.

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