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Spin Cycle 2/28/15 Legislature so far refuses to introduce Cuomo’s budget amendments (Updates) (Updates with comment from Cuomo spokesman) ALBANY — The State Assembly and Senate so far
Spin Cycle 2/27/15 New concern rises for disabled children outliving caregiver parents ALBANY -- An emerging need in New York surfaced this week during the usually dry
Spin Cycle 2/26/15 Cuomo Cuba trip approved, set for April 20 ALBANY -- Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Thursday his trade trip to Cuba has been
Spin Cycle 2/26/15 Tim Bishop signs on with D.C. lobbying firm Former Rep. Tim Bishop has signed on with a new Washington government affairs agency, Envision
Spin Cycle 2/26/15 Klein wants to use surplus for infrastructure, FDR-inspired jobs program ALBANY -- One of the leaders negotiating the state budget wants to spend most of
Spin Cycle 2/26/15 Bishop signs on with D.C. lobbying firm Former Rep. Tim Bishop has signed on with a new Washington government affairs agency, Envision
Spin Cycle 2/26/15 Critics: Lack of school-aid projections "creating chaos"   Assembly Republicans and the state School Boards Association tried to pump up the heat

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Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion by a power player?

Onetime NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani saying: “I do not believe that the president loves America.” Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo saying he hadn’t “heard the context” of Giuliani’s remark. White House spokesman Josh Earnest saying it’s “sad to see” Giuliani tarnish his own “legacy.”

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