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Joe Mondello, in Rick Lazio's camp, remains set against Steve Levy as GOP nominee. He spoke earlier with Mr. Madore.

"I like him but he's a Democrat," said the Nassau GOP chairman who was state chairman until last year and opposed Ed Cox's succeeding him. "He's governed as a Democrat...Now he wants to come over here and be our candidate. I think, NO."