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Editorial: Debates should be open to all

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Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino thinks he's the only legitimate candidate running for governor against Andrew Cuomo, and that therefore he's the only candidate who should be allowed to debate him. Mr. Astorino is wrong. The recently annointed GOP candidate on Wednesday told reporters that any political debates involving candidates for governor should include only Cuomo and himself. No one else. That way, he could make all his points about why he should be governor ...

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June 3, 2014
4:16 p.m.

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The 2 established parties in NY are corrupt. Our only hope for real change and accountability will come from electing a third party candidate - someone who is not controlled by big money and who is on the same down to earth level of the average working person in NY.
Howie Hawkins is that candidate. He is smart, articulate, knows the issues, has serious solutions and will work to stop your taxes from lining the pockets of wealthy connected politicians and will fight to limit the high salaries and excessive pensions of elected officials and administrative executives who only work part-time.