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Guv race redux: Paladino aide says e-mails were too much to overcome

Former GOP gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino talks about

(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa )

Carl Paladino’s campaign for governor was doomed from the start because of the spate of racist and pornographic e-mails he forwarded to friends, campaign manager Michael Caputo told a forum Wednesday at New School University.

Caputo said the campaign knew about and polled about the e-mails before they were released by Buffalo website wnymedia.com and had hoped to manage their release...

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