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Suffolk's Cooper postpones Senate announcement

Suffolk Legis. Jon Cooper cancelled his Senate announcement, planned for Tuesday, and rescheduled it for Dec. 14, the Lloyd Harbor Democrat said today.

Cooper opened an exploratory campaign to challenge Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand this spring, but has raised little money thus far. Cooper continues to decline to say whether he'll get in the race, but his exploratory operation regularly sends out e-mails poking at the freshman senator. Cooper said the delay will fix scheduling conflicts with people, whom he would not identify, who plan to attend.

 

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