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Westchester County Dems, Republicans a study in contrasts
Politics has always been a study in contrasts. In Westchester County, where the biggest race of the year will pit Republican County Executive Rob Astorino against one of three Democrats vying for the party's nomination, the contrasts have been peculiar. Two recent political events highlight the differences between our local version of the red-blue divide: Astorino's Winter Celebration...