Spin Cycle

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Give Dave Gugerty credit for dedication.

Gugerty, the chief of staff for the Nassau County legislative Democrats, spent hours on Tuesday at Hofstra University before the presidential debate waiting for a chance to get a sign promoting his wife Helene's  campaign for County Court judge on camera.

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He was finally successful during MSNBC's Martin Bashir's program, according to a Democratic spokesman.

Gugerty, a principal law clerk to State Supreme Court Justice Jeffrey S. Brown, is running for the court on the Democratic ticket.