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Congressman Mulling Run Against Cuomo as Nursing Home Scandal Unfolds

A member of Congress is considering a run against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo amid the state’s nursing home scandal. “People across the district, across the state, are saying ‘you need to take a look at this.’ I’m humbled by that, but I’m also energized by it,” Rep. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) said on “Fox Across America.” “Given an opportunity to do my part to serve and try to change the direction of the state, we are definitely looking at it,” Reed added. Cuomo, a Democrat, has been governor since 2011. He last won re-election in 2018, garnering nearly 60 percent of the vote, to the 36 percent the GOP’s Marc Molinaro earned. Cuomo has stayed popular among New Yorkers over the years but is facing growing pressure because of the way his administration has handled the COVID-19 pandemic. State officials in March 2020 issued a memorandum ordering nursing home operators …

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