09/20/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn Feels Heat During Debate (VIDEO)

More than 200 people packed a spirited debate for the Third City Council District at New York University last Thursday hosted by Community Media's The Villager, Gay City News and Chelsea Now newspapers.

It was the first -- and most likely only -- public debate in the high-profile Democratic primary election, pitting 10-year incumbent City Council Speaker Christine Quinn against challengers Maria Passannante-Derr and Yetta Kurland.

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