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U.S. Rep. Hinchey announces retirement

KINGSTON — Retiring U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey said he hopes his upstate New York district remains intact through the current redistricting process. The 73-year-old Democrat made the comment Thursday as he officially announced that he will retire when his 10th ...

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ADA announces run for county judgeship

A veteran prosecutor is eying the judicial bench. Douglas A. Randall of Rochester, chief of the major felony division in the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office, announced Wednesday that he is running for county court judge.

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Cuomo’s win on marriage sparks presidential talk

NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s successful push to legalize gay marriage in his state has made him a national hero to liberal voters and has sparked talk of a potential presidential bid for Cuomo in 2016. But Cuomo paired his quest for same-sex marriage with efforts to slash state ...

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Ex-mayor Johnson jumps back in ring

A former three-term mayor of Rochester is wearing his old political hat again. Democrat William Johnson, a political outsider when he became the city's first black mayor in 1994, has announced his candidacy ...

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Buffalo Dem appeals

Emin Eddie Egriu, a Buffalo man seeking a seat representing the 28th Congressional District in the U.S. House, is appealing last week’s Fourth Department decision to the New York State Court of Appeals.

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