11/22/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Rick Lazio Announces His Announcement To Run For Governor In Times Square

Long gone are the days when politicians simply got up and announced they were running for office. Hillary Rodham Clinton used e-mail to announce her presidential run. Gavin Newsom used Twitter to declare that he would run for governor of California.

Former Representative Rick A. Lazio, Republican of Long Island, used a less technologically sophisticated, but equally of-our-times, approach to announcing that he will run for governor of New York next year.

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