Bill Clinton Helps ‘Get Out The Vote’ With Cuomo In Brooklyn

Former President Touts Attorney General For Governor

NEW YORK (AP/WCBS 880/1010 WINS/CBS 2) — New York Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo says he’ll use Bill Clinton’s presidency as a model for how to govern.

Clinton appeared at a Get Out the Vote rally in Brooklyn with Cuomo Wednesday.

WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reports from New York Institute of Technology

1010 WINS reporter Carol D’Auria at the rally starring Bill Clinton

The former president told the crowd Cuomo would “end the 30-year debate” over the role government should play in people’s lives.

Clinton also mocked Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino’s plan to send welfare recipients to receive hygiene lessons in upstate prisons.

Cuomo said Clinton had shown Americans how good government works. Cuomo served under Clinton at the Department of Housing and Urban Development for eight years, eventually becoming HUD secretary.

Polls show Cuomo with a wide lead over Paladino going into next week’s midterm elections.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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  1. Clinton? Did the Housing Crisis come up?.. Paladino is painted as the ‘fall guy’, but how can Cuomo run for NYS Gov for only 5 months declared, without being primary-ed (talk about the ‘status quo’) and actually be allowed by our Media…not to answer questions about Freddie/Fannie and his role in the Real Estate collapse? Can’t expect it from the DN – but, where was the Village Voice or the NY Times, or Rolling Stone for that matter? Do you expect a softer, more open Cuomo AFTER he wins?

  2. Clinton says:

    To all you ho”s that love to suck on cigars.

    Cuomo is just the same as me.

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