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Poll: Cuomo has 20 point lead in AG?s race

The race for Attorney General in New York has been hotly contested. Democrat Andrew Cuomo is attempting a comeback by running against Republican Jeanine Pirro, who has made some missteps of her own. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Pirro visits Lake Placid

State Attorney General candidate Jeanine Pirro made a brief stop in Lake Placid yesterday as part of a campaign swing through the North Country. Pirro, a Republican, is the former Westchester County District Attorney. She's running for attorney general against Democrat Andrew Cuomo, former federal housing secretary and the son of former Governor Mario Cuomo. As Chris Knight reports, Pirro used the local appearance to tout her background as a judge and prosecutor.  Go to full article

Pirro and Cuomo debate in Rochester

Accusations flew as the Republican and Democratic Party candidates for New York Attorney General debated in Rochester yesterday. Both Jeanine Pirro and Andrew Cuomo used the occasion to take shots at the other's experience and ethics. Bud Lowell has more from Rochester.  Go to full article

Pirro speaks to business leaders

Republican Jeanine Pirro was the only Attorney General candidate to address the annual Business Council meeting held at the Sagamore Hotel on Lake George. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

GOP Convention Underway on Long Island

State Republicans met on Long Island to nominate Jeanine Pirro for Attorney General and John Spencer for U.S. Senate. But, as Karen DeWitt reports, the real suspense at the convention comes Thursday as Bill Weld and John Faso vie for the nomination for Governor.  Go to full article

Pirro Scraps Senate Bid for AG's Race

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jeanine Pirro has quit her race against Hillary Clinton. Pirro gave in to urgings of party leaders, and says she'll run for Attorney General instead. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Republicans Face Identity Crisis

The state's Republican Party has rather publicly been in disarray lately, with all of the fighting over whether Jeanine Pirro should remain in the Senate race against Hillary Clinton. The Party could be facing an identity crisis, as well, with some Republicans saying it should move back to the right, in order to be successful in the future. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Poll: Pirro Should Run for Attorney General

A new poll by Quinnipiac University finds troubled U.S. Senate candidate Jeanine Pirro would fare better in a lower profile race for State Attorney General. The poll had mostly good news for Democrats, and bad news for Republicans. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Bruno Presses Pirro to Drop Out of Senate Race

Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno says Jeanine Pirro cannot wait too long to decide whether to heed the wishes of many Republican leaders around the state and drop out of the race against Hillary Clinton. The Senator also expressed satisfaction over the results of a Monday meeting among GOP County Chairs. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

GOP Leaders Tap Weld, Ask Pirro to Drop Senate Bid

Republican Party leaders voted to recommend that former Massachusetts Governor William Weld be the party's candidate for governor in New York next year. The majority of the chairs also believe that U.S. Senate candidate Jeanine Pirro, who has run a troubled campaign, should quit her quest against Hillary Clinton, and run for Attorney General instead. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

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