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Cuomo Steps Up Attacks In Race To Replace Him

01/01/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Andrew Cuomo and Eric Schneiderman have been campaigning side-by-side all day today, and at a rally in Albany, the soon-to be ex AG took a pot-shot at the Republican who hopes to replace him, Dan Donovan, and spoke out on behalf of the Democrat who does.

"If we don't have Eric Schneiderman, you're basically going to retire that [Attorney General's] office from service. His opponent literally says, 'I don't want to be the sheriff of Wall Street.' What do you mean, you don't want to be the sheriff of Wall Street? The job description is: you're the sheriff of Wall Street. If you don't want the job, don't run for the job," Cuomo said in a line touted by the Schneiderman campaign.

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