Cynthia Nixon

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A Siena college poll finds Governor Andrew Cuomo is securely ahead of his challengers, Democrat Cynthia Nixon and Republican Marc Molinaro, in his re-election bid. Meanwhile, Cuomo is using some of his substantial $30 million campaign war chest to promote an anti-gun violence measure.

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Democratic candidate for governor and actor Cynthia Nixon came to the Capitol to talk about the need for more education aid and what she says is Governor Cuomo’s failings in that policy area. Meanwhile, Cuomo’s campaign says it’s Nixon who is being inconsistent.

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Governor Cuomo called in past Democratic Party stalwarts Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden to endorse him, as he received the overwhelming support of delegates at the state Democratic Convention on Long Island Thursday.

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When Democratic candidate for governor Cynthia Nixon called for a state Moreland Act Commission to investigate government corruption Tuesday, she was not the first to do so. Her opponent, Governor Andrew Cuomo, also requested and created a Moreland Commission to look at potential illegal activities in state government, but he disbanded it as part of a budget deal several months later.

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Actor Cynthia Nixon, who is running for governor in a Democratic primary against incumbent Andrew Cuomo, released her tax filings on Friday.  She and her spouse earned $1.9 million last year, and paid nearly $200,000 in taxes.  

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