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New York State Democratic Committee

The state capitol in Albany
Dave Lucas / WAMC

Even with the state essentially closed down through May 15, it is a busy time in New York and national politics. WAMC News spoke with Jay Jacobs, chair of the New York State Democratic Committee, on Thursday.

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Over the past few months, several New York state GOP senators have announced they would not seek re-election. The latest came this week: Republican James Seward.

Cynthia Nixon speaks to voters at the New Covenant Christian Fellowship Church in Albany
Karen DeWitt

New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon is calling for an investigation after a campaign mailer paid for by the New York State Democratic Committee accused her of being silent on anti-semitism.