Lee Zeldin is mulling a run for New York governor

Republican Rep. Lee Zeldin of Long Island said he has received a lot of calls from Empire State voters in the past few months, encouraging him to challenge Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo for office next year.

It is an encouragement he says he takes seriously.

“I’ve had a lot of passionate outreach recently from New Yorkers who are emotional about our state, telling me, ‘If you don’t run and you don’t win, I’m leaving,’” he said in an interview with the Washington Examiner.

Leaving is something a lot of New Yorkers did last year, in particular from the five boroughs. Read more…

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