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New York State AFL-CIO holding
off on Cuomo endorsement: Updated

New York Daily News, by Celeste Katz

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/19/2014 10:44:52 AM

The powerful New York State AFL-CIO is holding off on endorsing Gov. Cuomo in September´s Democratic primary -- the third major labor organization to do so -- the Daily News has learned. It is one more sign that elements of the hardcore Democratic base are dissatisfied with Cuomo. The labor federation, which represents 2.5 million workers and retirees, is rolling out its support for state Controller Thomas DiNapoli and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. But it won´t put a motion to support Cuomo on the floor "because of the anger many delegates feel" toward the incumbent governor, a labor leader told

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Smart11344, 8/19/2014 12:11:14 PM     (No. 9971879)

NY State deserves the gov´t they elect. Cuomo is disgusting. How soon will the state be in bankruptcy court?

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