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Andrew Cuomo added that running-mate Bob Duffy as mayor performed with honor and integriy. "His performance was exemplary... He did everything he had to do and he was reducing taxes at the same time."

"One hundred percent integrity and honor, and people have come to expect that."

His father having been LG, Cuomo said, gave him a "deep personal knowledge" of the office.

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"There's a joke that the lieutenant governor is there in case of an untimely demise. I want you to know I'm in very good shape..."

Duffy said he's aligned with Cuomo for reproductive rights and same-sex marriage.