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Tue May 1, 2018, 02:45 PM

Amid political chatter, Democratic women push Hochul's re-election bid

ALBANY – Kathy Hochul, the state lieutenant governor who has logged tens of thousands of miles promoting Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and his policies, again is facing questions about her political future after the governor recently promoted her as an ideal candidate to run for Congress.

That’s not sitting well with some who, like Hochul, are female and members of the Democratic Party who have fought to ascend the male-dominated political clubhouse in New York.

Some of them are saying Hochul already has made her intentions known publicly and privately that she wants to run again for lieutenant governor. So, as more than one Democrat asked, why is the only statewide elected official who is a woman being left hanging?

“I like Kathy Hochul very much," said veteran Assemblywoman Deborah Glick, a Manhattan Democrat, who has campaigned with Hochul and hosted her on multiple trips to her district that includes neighborhoods like Greenwich Village.

Read more: http://buffalonews.com/2018/04/28/amid-political-chatter-democratic-women-push-hochuls-re-election-bid/

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