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ALBANY -- 2010 Republican nominee for governor Carl Paladino said Wednesday that GOP candidate Rob Astorino can’t beat Democratic Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.
“I don’t feel he can or will win,” Paladino told Newsday. The Buffalo millionaire wouldn’t say whether he would challenge Astorino, but said Astorino must purge moderate Republicans who Paladino calls "RINOs" -- Republican in name only.
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ALBANY _ Republican Rob Astorino on Wednesday slammed Donald Trump as running a circus in his latest flirtation with a run for governor
Astorino and Trump now each claim support from a majority of Republican county chairmen statewide who could pick a nominee to run against Democratic Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.
But Republican leaders are now torn between the celebrity of Trump in his latest...Read more »
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino has a new website, although its purpose isn’t spelled out until you get to the bottom: “Paid for by Astorino for Governor.”
The site includes a less-than-flattering picture of Democratic Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Astorino’s theme in his Republican exploratory campaign: “Is New York winning or is New York losing?”
The site includes some of Astorino’s...Read more »