"I had dreams of running for office at some point in the next five years. In the pyramid of decision-making in New York City politics, rich people come first, unions second, and rank-and-file New Yorkers come dead last. I wanted to change that. I wanted to find a way to lower the cost of the city government and thus reduce New York's shameful tax burden. I would have decentralized the schools," Mr. Baldwin wrote.
Mr. Baldwin told The New York Times four years ago he planned to run for mayor once his NBC series '30 Rock' had come to a close