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Abortion Rights League Remains Neutral in Gubernatorial Race

The New York State Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League, has decided to remain neutral in the governor's race. It's a decision that could hurt the campaign of Democrat Carl McCall. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

New York's Looming Budget Deficit Seen as Growing Political Crisis

The candidates for governor may not be talking about New York's looming budget deficit, buy many of those involved in New York's political world are discussing the growing problem. Two think tanks, one conservative and one liberal have recently issued reports with the recommendations on how to handle the crisis that New York's governor will have to face next year. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Albany's Mayor Backs Pataki

The mayor of Albany broke a decade long tradition, and endorsed a Republican for Governor of New York. Democrat Jerry Jennings says he thinks Governor Pataki will do the most for his capitol city. His endorsement is the latest in a string of campaign events recently, that have strengthened Pataki, and weakened Democratic candidate Carl McCall. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Poll: Pataki Leads Gubernatorial Race

A new Marist College poll brings good news for Governor George Pataki. Pataki leads his nearest challenger, Democrat Carl McCall, by more than 16 points. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

NOW Endorses McCall

Democratic candidate for Governor Carl McCall received the endorsement of the National Organization for Women yesterday and reacted to negative attacks ads launched against him by incumbent Governor George Pataki. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Gubernatorial Candidates Tout Support for Education

Education has become the pivotal issue in the New York state governor's race. Governor Pataki, a Republican, and his Democratic rival Carl McCall, have both launched new TV ads touting their support for education. Karen Dewitt takes a look at some of the candidate's stands on this issue.  Go to full article

Gubernatorial Candidates Rally Upstate Voters

Governor George Pataki who announced the creation of 200 high tech jobs took some heat on the upstate economy from third party candidate, Tom Golisano. Meanwhile, Democratic candidate, Carl McCall flush from a primary victory, toured cities across New York to rally supporters.  Go to full article

Golisano Makes It a 3-Person Gubernatorial Race

When businessman Tom Golisano won the Independence Party primary Tuesday, he changed the dynamics of the governor's race from a two-person race to a three-person race. As Karen Dewitt reports, the new balance may be the most challenging for incumbent governor George Pataki. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Poll: Pataki's big lead over McCall trimmed

A statewide poll reports that Governor Pataki's once big lead over Carl McCall has shrunk, but remains in double digits. The latest Marist College poll has Pataki leading McCall, 52 percent to 37 percent, among likely voters. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

McCall Criticized for not Using Pension Fund to Invest in Upstate Economy

Democratic candidate for governor Carl McCall has been criticized by his opponents for not using the pension fund to invest in the faltering upstate economy. Mccall maintains that's not the primary role of the pension fund. Karen dewitt reports.  Go to full article

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