Spin Cycle

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Bill Samuels is running for lieutenant governor, as the AP's Mike Gormley reports.

He's running on a reform agenda, posted here.

His "New Vision" brochures were distributed under the doors to rooms all over the Rye Hilton Hotel.

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The gubernatorial nominee's pick is almost assured that spot, so Samuels' effort is seen as quixotic.

Top-of-the-ticket nominee Andrew Cuomo is expected to make his selection by tomorrow.