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U.S. Government

AP source: Cuomo among contenders for attorney general pick

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is one of several contenders under consideration by President-elect Joe Biden for the role of attorney general, a person with knowledge of the search process said Friday. The other three contenders at the moment include outgoing Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland and former Deputy Attorney

Legal Beat

Jewish leaders call COVID rules ‘blatantly anti-Semitic’

Three Rockland County Jewish congregations are suing New York state and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, saying he engaged in a “streak of anti-Semitic discrimination” with a recent crackdown on religious gatherings to reduce the state’s coronavirus infection rate. The Manhattan federal court lawsuit filed late Wednesday accused the Democrat of making negative, false, and discriminatory statements

Politics

Pence Calls Out Cuomo, de Blasio Over NY’s COVID Death Rate

Vice President Mike Pence is known as a mild-mannered politician whose temperament is very different from his boss Donald Trump. But that didn’t stop him from unloading on New York’s two most prominent Democrats, holding them responsible for their state’s death rate — the second-highest in the nation. Now political observers are asking if Pence’s

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