Cuomo dodges questions over Nixon mailer ahead of primary day

Cuomo dodges questions over Nixon mailer ahead of primary day

Cuomo dodges questions over Nixon mailer ahead of primary day

The shout-out even sparked a reaction from the former "Sex in the City" star. The New York Times reported that the Cuomo administration offered incentives for the contractor to finish the job before the primary, and Cuomo's insistence that the state does not control the Tappan Zee contrasts with his self-presentation as an effective and engaged manager. That sparked outrage from foodies who wouldn't dare upset the savory balance of a traditional bagel and schmear, especially when paired with lox, onions, capers and tomato as Nixon requested.

"Larry Schwartz, who serves on our campaign in a volunteer capacity, was reviewing mail pieces in an ad hoc fashion, but he only saw the positive section of the mailer and never saw the negative section", said Cuomo campaign spokeswoman Lis Smith.

Nixon's alleged support of the BDS movement was one of three bullet points used in a pro-Cuomo mailer that was sent out less than a week before Thursday's Democratic primary.

What separates Nixon from Cuomo? The email also includes mentions of the governor's accomplishments on Jewish causes, which were also detailed on the flier.

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Cuomo's primary challenger, actress and progressive Cynthia Nixon, was out campaigning in the Bronx with congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

A Siena College poll released Monday shows Cuomo with a 41 percentage point lead over Nixon heading into Thursday's primary. Cuomo believes this will strengthen our democracy.

In a reversal, Schumer also offered her stamp of approval to Cuomo this week.

"I know the polls are not showing it but we are feeling such momentum, such momentum not just in New York City but across the state", said Nixon. "She was a fine actor, but not a great gubernatorial candidate", he said.

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The breakaway group of lawmakers, now disbanded, often allied with Republicans to cement GOP control of the state Senate in return for pay bumps, office perks and extra money for their districts.

It's Primary Day in NY and polling sites opened at 6 a.m.

The flier was then approved by Larry Schwartz, another campaign volunteer who was formerly Cuomo's top lieutenant.

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Another closely watched race is the four-way Democratic contest for attorney general. Mr. Sheinkopf said. "It is too close to call".

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