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Astorino lunches with Mondello; Mangano appears with Cuomo

Gov. Andrew Cuomo tours Mineola Middle School Monday,

(Credit: Twitter / Andrew Cuomo)

A nearly full complement of Nassau Republican elected officials showed up at the county party’s lunch for GOP gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino Monday at the Galleria restaurant in Westbury.

Besides Nassau GOP chairman Joseph Mondello and second-in-command, Joseph Cairo, there was Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford), State Senate co-chairman Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre), Sen. Jack Martins (R-Mineola),...

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Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion by a power player?

Hollywood actor and director Danny Glover urging New York City to keep horse carriages. Actress Edie Falco making a TV ad to abolish horse carriages. Ex-Sony exec Mitch Singer, last week: “Why do so many believe that this is Sony’s war to fight?"

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