The New York Working Families Party voted to endorse Nixon with more than 91% of the vote. Though technically a separate party, it tends to endorse and support progressive candidates from the major parties. But Cuomo said Friday he would not seek its backing this year. "Eighty percent of the New Yorkers who are arrested for marijuana are black or Latino, despite the fact that whites and people of color use marijuana at roughly the same rates". The issue is one of the biggest differences between herself and her Democratic opponent incumbent New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Executive director, Bill Lipton, says many in the party blame Cuomo for the continued control of the State Senate by Republicans, saying Cuomo didn't do enough to help Democrats win seats and mend differences. In a recent video she posted, Nixon explained: "I believe it is time for NY to follow the lead of eight other states and D.C., and legalize recreational marijuana".
Nixon is mounting a progressive challenge against Cuomo. There were also published reports that said the governor urged the unions to withdraw funding from community groups within the Working Families Party.
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Carlos Sainz and Kevin Magnussen wrapped up the top ten with Renault again recording a double point's finish. Ricciardo took advantage of his fresh rubber to outbrake Raikkonen at the hairpin, taking fifth place.
Nixon, the Sex and the City star, declined to commit to run her campaign through November should she lose the Democratic primary.
Cuomo campaign spokeswoman Abbey Fashouer on Saturday said Cuomo's "record of progressive accomplishment is unmatched".
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Calls to the defendants' attorneys were not immediately returned Tuesday, but critics of the website have hailed the arrests. Ferrer then traveled to Sacramento where he pleaded guilty to money laundering once more and was released on bond.
"If by some fluke I do not, then I will confer with the Working Families Party, and we will sit down together, and we will hash it out".
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The Indiana Pacers look to make an early statement in this series after being one of the bigger surprises in the season already. Victor Oladipo is averaging 23.1 points and 4.3 assists while Bojan Bogdanovic is averaging 14.3 points and 3.4 rebounds.