"I was appalled - I was angry", Nixon said. Actor Cynthia Nixon, who is challenging Cuomo from the left in the primary, held a news conference at the foot of the bridge in Tarrytown.
Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney and Public Advocate Letitia James are running neck and neck.
Siena College surveyed 509 likely Democratic primary voters in the state from September 4 through September 7 to conduct the poll, which has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.3 percent. It has a margin of error of +/- 4.3 percentage points. By Saturday, Cuomo was left with no choice but to delay the opening of his father's bridge, over which he'd swaggeringly driven his favorite vintage vehicle just one day earlier. The span is now set to open by Wednesday's morning rush. And Ms. Teachout, who is pregnant and due in October, would be the first new mother to be attorney general; Barbara Underwood, who took over the department earlier this year after the resignation of Eric T. Schneiderman in the wake of allegations he physically abused romantic partners, is the first woman to be attorney general.
The opening was pushed back because of concerns that a piece of the old Tappan Zee Bridge could fall onto the new bridge. During an appearance at Zabar's in the Upper West Side on Sunday, the candidate slammed the dog-whistle, adding that it "strains credulity" that Cuomo did not know about the decision. I have no authority in the situation at all, I can't say do this or do that.
The governor is also dealing with the fallout from a mailer sent out by the state Democratic Party that suggested Cuomo's challenger is anti-Semitic.
Going into the last weekend before the Democratic primary, Governor Andrew Cuomo was riding high, capping off a packed week of well-timed infrastructure announcements with a splashy grand opening for the brand new span of the Mario Cuomo Bridge.Читайте также: Missy Elliott and her ‘funky white sister’ collaborate for ‘Ellen’ performance
His campaign spent about $400,000 per day during a recent three-week stretch, only slightly less than Nixon's total outlay over the same period. But she has backed the group "Jewish Voice for Peace", which Israel claims is part of the BDS movement.
Cuomo controls the state Democratic Party and recently transferred $2.5 million to its account for election-related expenses.
Cuomo says he didn't know about the mailer, an explanation Nixon calls "absurd". "The way I ran this campaign, it's been on the issues, it's been positive. I think it was inappropriate".
"I have no idea who this brilliant lady is..."
"Effectively marijuana in New York State has been legal for white people for a very long time, and it's time to make it legal for everybody else", Nixon says in the video.
Sources told NY1 that the mailer cost about $11,300 and went out to about 7,000 households.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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