NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A reality star is getting real about New York City politics.

Barbara Kavovit, who appeared on “The Real Housewives of New York City” is running for mayor.

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She launched her campaign Wednesday.

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The Bronx-born construction CEO plans to focus on issues including the economy and police reform.

She joins a crowded pool of candidates, including Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, former New York City sanitation commissioner Kathryn Garcia and former presidential candidate Andrew Yang.

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