03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Andrew Cuomo Told Rudy Giuliani He's Running For Governor: New York Post

Andrew Cuomo has secretly notified Rudy Giuliani that he will run for governor next year, The Post has learned.

The confidential message, conveyed through intermediaries, was delivered to Giuliani recently and is expected to play a central role in the former mayor's impending decision on whether to run as the Republican candidate for governor in 2010, sources with knowledge of the situation said.