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Ben Jacobs (Daily Download) and Harry Siegel (The New York Daily News)

Ben and Harry discuss major political stories from the New York metro area, starting with Mayor Bloomberg’s attempt to buy the Financial Times. If Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to run for president as a Democrat, why does he keep helping New York Republicans? Is Cory Booker going to challenge Chris Christie for governor of New Jersey? Will Hillary Clinton make one more bid for president, and how would that affect Cuomo? Harry goes on a tear against legalized gambling. Finally, who will be the next mayor of New York?

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Bloggingheads.tv | Dec 11, 2012 | Ben Jacobs & Harry Siegel

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