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Tags: Rick Lazio

Now It’s Just Cuomo vs. Paladino



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Carl Paladino’s mad-as-hell bid just got a bit easier: Rick Lazio had won the Conservative Party nomination but lost the GOP nomination to Paladino. Now word is Lazio is ending his bid entirely.

This will prevent the anti-Cuomo vote from being split between two candidates. Paladino still faces a steep uphill climb, but that climb looks a little easier today.

UPDATE: A New York reader says that now, barring some sudden new development, Paladino will be the nominee of the Conservative Party as well.

Tags: Andrew Cuomo , Carl Paladino , Rick Lazio

‘Where Is This Money Coming From? Who Is Really Behind It?’



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The New York State Conservative party just unveiled this ad, featuring gubernatorial candidate Rick Lazio, criticizing the Ground Zero Mosque* and criticizing Democratic gubernatorial candidate and state attorney general Andrew Cuomo, for supporting it.

* I know, I know, it has a basketball court, too.

Tags: Andrew Cuomo , Rick Lazio

Run Away, Andrew, Run Away!



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No two ways about it, Rick Lazio is a big underdog in New York’s gubernatorial race. But I love the videos his campaign makes, this one using a bit of long-lost 1990s music with an appropriate chorus, focusing on Democrat Andrew Cuomo going to Charlie Rangel’s big birthday bash . . . through the service entrance in an effort to avoid cameras.

Tags: Andrew Cuomo , Rick Lazio

‘I made a lot of mistakes in my 12 years as governor . . . He was there for every mistake.’



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Catch this Rick Lazio video quick, before George Lucas gripes about the music selection, saying that the use of such material is reserved for only classy, appropriate tie-ins, like Adidas commercials.

Mario Cuomo offers a unique potential slogan for his son Andrew: “I made a lot of mistakes in my 12 years as governor. . . . He was there for every mistake.”

Hey, thanks, Dad!

Tags: Andrew Cuomo , Mario Cuomo , Rick Lazio

Andrew Cuomo Will Fight Corruption by Gently Kissing It on the Cheek



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I realize former congressman Rick Lazio, a GOP New York gubernatorial candidate, faces the biggest uphill battle since Edmund Hillary. But he’s got some material to work with, as shown in this recent web video:

Tags: Andrew Cuomo , Rick Lazio

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