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Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood and advocate of birth control, is shown at New York's Waldorf Astoria hotel, May 10, 1961. (AP Photo)

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A taxi passes in front of the fabled Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York in this Oct. 6, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

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Laverne Cox attends the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Waldorf Astoria on Saturday, May 9, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

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In November 1979 Ronald Reagan unofficially announced his candidacy to millions of Americans in an interview with Tom Brokaw on NBC's "Today" show in New York before making the official announcement at a Waldorf Astoria dinner that night.

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Co-host Bob Costas attends the 24th Annual Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame Awards at the Waldorf-Astoria on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) ** FILE **

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Model Veronica Varekova (Petr Nedved, divorced) attends the Mentor Foundation Gala at the Waldorf Astoria in New York on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)

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Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg reacts to a joke at his expense during the 69th Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a charity gala organized by the Archdiocese of New York, at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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ASSEMBLYWOMAN ARAVELLA SIMOTA (D-NEW YORK) Aravella Simota is a member of the Democratic Party, who currently represents parts of western Queens, including Astoria and parts of Long Island City in the New York State Assembly. She is the first woman elected to office from her district, and is the first Greek-American woman elected to office in New York.