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D-Day funding pitch calls Cuomo a 'tyrant'; Dems call it 'disgusting'

Using a D-Day fundraising theme, a group supporting Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino calls for honoring the soldiers’ sacrifice by “removing tyrants” such as Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.

Democrats called the ad “disgusting” and “deplorable.”

The online video announces a D-Day “money bomb,” a term campaigns have begun using in recent years to describe a 24-hour burst of fundraising....

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