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This time, Cuomo signals no urgency on Senate
Not 10 days after Election Day in 2010, the new governor-elect, Andrew M. Cuomo, was so concerned about protracted recounts of State Senate races that he fired off a letter to the state's top judge, Jonathan Lippman, asking the courts to resolve matters quickly.
"A state Senate in limbo is not only undesirable, but also unacceptable," Cuomo wrote at the time.