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New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly zinged President Barack Obama for his silence on gun violence in Chicago.

“Maybe the city most affected (by guns) is Chicago,” Kelly said, according to a New York Daily News story on Monday. “The president’s hometown, but barely a peep out of him.”

Kelly, who polls show is popular in New York, has occasionally been mentioned as a possible candidate for mayor after Mayor Bloomberg is term-limited out of office next year, but so far has shown no interest in running. Bloomberg, a leading proponent of tighter gun restrictions, endorsed Obama for president, after he had criticized both President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney for saying little about gun violence in the country during the campaign.

Obama and Romney were asked about limiting access to assault weapons during the town-hall debate in Hempstead, N.Y., last month.

Read more at Politico

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