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Carolyn B. Maloney
They're ready: NY Clinton fans gather before campaign launch

They've been ready for a while — and their wait is nearly over. Ready for Hillary members have spent two years urging former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president. They held one last rally in New York on Saturday, the day before Clinton is expected to officially announce her White House candidacy. Supporters packed a lower Manhattan restaurant, many sporting "I'm Ready for Hillary" stickers while toting mimosas or beers. They eagerly broke into "Hil-la-ry" chants or shouted "Who are we ready for?" — eliciting the exuberant response "Hillary!" "My heart is pounding," said Jodi Ochstein, 51, a...