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Celebrities turned politicians

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Cuomo distances himself from NY Dems' mailer

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday denied any prior knowledge of a mailing sent by state Democrats suggesting his primary challenger, Cynthia Nixon, would not support Jewish communities in the face of anti-Semitism.

Nixon, Cuomo exchange barbs in hotly anticipated debate

Democratic primary challenger Cynthia Nixon finally came eye to eye with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday after months of lobbying for the chance, in an animated debate colored by tense exchanges that seemed to get under the incumbent's skin and mirror the often-tempestuous tenor of the campaign.