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    Cuomo Defeats Nixon in Democratic Primaries

    In a landslide victory on Thursday, Sept. 13, incumbent New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, vying for a third term, defeated challenger, Cynthia Nixon, in the Democratic Primaries by about 30% of the votes. According to the New York Times, Cuomo was victorious with 65.6 percent to Nixon’s 34.4 percent. Cuomo defeated Nixon in each one of the five boroughs.   Cuomo ran on his record of progressive accomplishments. According to his campaign website, Cuomo has championed passing stricter gun legislation, fighting for women’s reproductive rights, legalizing same-sex marriage and fighting for DREAMers. He allocated more money toward education, extending school programs to include Pre-K for three-year-olds and the Excelsior scholarship.…

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    Miranda’s not in the city anymore

    Cynthia Nixon rattled headlines earlier this year when she announced her run for governor of New York. Nixon is most famously known for her role as Miranda Hobbes in HBO’s infamous series “Sex and the City.” Turns out Miranda isn’t the only career driven woman in town. Nixon’s run for public office was met with a great deal of opposition from New Yorkers who believed she was too inexperienced. However, her resume said otherwise.   Nixon spent over a decade advocating for the people. She’s a well-known supporter of funding equitable education, an advocate for LGBTQ equality, and a strong believer in women’s reproductive rights and the legalization of marijuana.…