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Biaggi, Who Upset Former IDC Leader, Set To Join Democratic NYS Senate Majority

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Alessandra Biaggi

Alessandra Biaggi is one of fifteen new New York state senators who will make up the Democratic majority in that conference in January. Biaggi defeated Senator Jeff Klein, the former leader of a group of breakaway Democrats who were criticized for often helping Republicans stay in power in the chamber. 

Biaggi was at the Capitol for a recent organizational meeting of the Democrats and sat down with Capitol Correspondent Karen Dewitt.

Karen DeWitt is Capitol Bureau chief for New York State Public Radio, a network of public radio stations in New York state. She has covered state government and politics for the network since 1990.
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