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It seems Republicans are optimistic about recapturing the New York governor's chair in 2010. They see "hope," reports the WSJ. And how does the WSJ know? Republicans said so, of course.
Number of Republicans quoted in article: 3
Number of Democrats quoted in article: 0
Even more awkward for the Journal is the fact that it left out any mention of the brand new polling results, which show Democrat Andrew Cuomo (and NY's AG) currently trouncing possible Republican rivals, if the election were held today:
The attorney general leads Giuliani by 52 percent to 39 percent and has a 66 percent to 16 percent win over Rick Lazio, the former congressman who on Tuesday formally announced his candidacy for the GOP nomination.