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Nixon, Cuomo debate on Wednesday

Aug 28, 2018 10:55 am
Shane Goldmacher in The New York Times reports that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has agreed to just one debate with his Democratic primary opponent Cynthia Nixon, Wed., Aug. 29 at Hofstra University on Long Island. The debate is sponsored by WCBS-TV in New York City, which will have a live webstream. The hour-long debate will have no opening or closing statements, just two-minute answers to questions, and one-minute rebuttals. “This time we were finally given the opportunity to debate but only by his rules, including no handshake,” Rebecca Katz, a close aide of Nixon, said. Go to CBSNewYork.com online to watch the debate. Read the full story in The New York Times.