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Wednesday, May 28, 2008

McMahon gets nomination, Cusick out

The Richmond Democratic County Committee has nominated Mike McMahon by a vote of 131-40. This follows on an earlier decision by Mike Cusick to not run for the seat. via the Advance;

"I took a hard look at Congress," Cusick (D-Mid-Island) told the Advance in a telephone interview moments ago. "I looked hard at what it would take to get there. The one thing utmost in my mind was what would be best for the people I serve, and the people of Staten Island as a whole."


"I don't want to have a fight for the seat, a fight in the party," Cusick said. "This is a hard decision for me."

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