Cuomo Lets Debate Deadline Pass

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo did not respond to an invitation by media outlet New York 1 to debate Democratic primary opponent Zephyr Teachout, according to 

The cable television station asked both candidates to respond by 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, but  Cuomo declined to offer any comment, reported. 

Teachout has been critical of Cuomo's decision not to debate, saying he has a moral obligation to do so. 

Teachout's camp says they hope to be able to use the Tuesday airtime offered by New York 1 regardless of Cuomo's participation, said.

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Comments (2)

No debate than my vote goes to Zephra Teachout! It's that simple.

And when she loses, you should be voting for Rob Astorino.

There's something up w/Cuomo and it doesn't smell good.