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McCall Restarts Gubernatorial Campaign

New York gubernatorial candidate Carl McCall restarted his campaign for governor this week with a series of speeches across the state. The two-term Controller is seeking to win a primary against Andrew Cuomo to face Governor Pataki in next fall's elections. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Primary Re-Runs: Blurring the Party Lines

When voters go to the polls on Tuesday, many will see a re-run of contests decided in fall primaries--or in party caucases. More and more candidates who lose primary bids are choosing to run again in the general election. Some change parties. Others leave their old parties to run as independents. As Brian Mann reports, some observers think shifting candidates offer voters more choices. Critics say the practice blurs the line between political parties.  Go to full article

NYS Assembly Minority Leader Honored by St. Lawrence County Republicans

The state assembly's minority leader was the featured guest at the St. Lawrence County Republicans' annual dinner Friday night in Ogdensburg. Albany Assemblyman John Faso praised his fellow Republicans for their leadership since the attacks of September 11, and took an opportunity to do some campaigning. Faso is a Republican candidate for State Comptroller in 2002. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

St. Lawrence County Democratic Chair to Run for Lt. Governor

St. Lawrence County Democratic Committee Chairman Steven Burke says he'll run for Lieutenant Governor next year. Martha Foley reports.  Go to full article

Hassig Seeks Green Party Gubernatorial Endorsement

Local environmentalist Don Hassig seeks the Green Party's nod for governor. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

Cornstein Joins Republican Primary Race for Comptroller

The race to replace Carl McCall as the state's Comptroller is already underway. New York businessman David Cornstein is travelling the state, announcing that he wants to run in the Republican primary. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

GOP Comptroller Candidates Stepping Forward

The first of two expected GOP candidates for State Comptroller announced his candidacy yesterday. Karen DeWitt reports from Albany.  Go to full article

Changing Upstate Vote Shapes Pataki Re-election Strategy

When Governor Pataki spoke at the State Business Council dinner recently, no one was surprised. But when the next day, Pataki made a speech to the state's largest labor unions, speculation started about the Governor's re-election strategy, and changing voting patterns upstate are seen as a big factor. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Cuomo Debuts at North Country Democratic Fundraiser

North Country Democrats this weekend got their first look at one of their choices for the 2002 race for governor. Former Housing and Urban Development secretary Andrew Cuomo charged up Democrats in Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties with promises of an economic rebound, traditional liberal values, and renewed attention for an area often lost in downstate issues. David Sommerstein attended a fundraiser Friday night in Pierrepont Manor.  Go to full article

McCall and Cuomo Address State Democrats

As a preview to the 2002 gubernatorial race, Carl McCall and Andrew Cuomo spoke to state party Democrats last week.  Go to full article

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