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Deadline today for Cuomo court pick
While guns are in the Capitol spotlight, today also happens to be the deadline for Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to nominate a judge to New York's top court.
This will be Cuomo's first chance to name a member of the Court of Appeals.
The governor will be filling a vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Carmen Ciparick, who was the lone Hispanic on the seven-member bench and one of its most liberal members.