Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Zephyr Teachout Takes Step to Run for NY Attorney General; Rep. Maloney Drops Bid for Appointment

By The Daily Freeman News Staff

Democrat Zephyr Teachout, who ran for governor in 2014 and the Mid-Hudson Valley’s congressional seat in 2016, has formed an exploratory committee regarding a possible run for state attorney general, she said Monday.

Also Monday, Lower Hudson Valley Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney withdrew his application to be appointed to the job for the rest of 2018.

Teachout, a Dutchess County resident, said in a prepared statement: “The next attorney general of New York should be an independent fighter and a voice for the people, ready to take on corruption and lawlessness at the highest pinnacles of power.

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Source: Empire Report New York 

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