Death of Mario Cuomo

June 15, 1932 - January 1, 2015
New York City, New York | Age 82

Ex-NY Governor famed for oratory dies at 82
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By DAVID KLEPPER and MICHAEL HILL, The Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Mario Cuomo had a loud and liberal voice that inspired a generation of politicians to turn to public service, and a story of humble beginnings that he wove into calls for social justice during his three terms as New York governor and years as a national figure when he deflected overtures to become a presidential candidate.

Cuomo died at his home in Manhattan on Thursday of natural causes due to...

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