[Marxism] WNYT.com - Hawkins argues discord on the left improves his chances for Governor

Jon Flanders jonathan.flanders at verizon.net
Wed Jun 4 20:28:12 MDT 2014

I was at the press conference today and accompanied Howie later to a 
meeting of the Albany Federation of Labor, which gave him a serious 
listen with lots of questions, an interesting sign coming from a largely 
Working Families oriented group.

Howie got lots of coverage from his trip to Albany today;

Jon Flanders

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    *Howie Hawkins*says Green Party has a shot at victory

WRVO Public Media -?3 hours ago?
Green Party politician*Howie Hawkins*says a third party candidate has a 
chance to win the governorship. The left-leaning Working Families Party 
has endorsed Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the Democrat running for reelection, but 
some members of the party weren't ...

    *Hawkins*argues discord on the left improves his chances for
    Governor <http://wnyt.com/article/stories/S3462879.shtml>

WNYT -?1 hour ago?
ALBANY -*Howie Hawkins*was not seeking the Working Families Party 
nomination for Governor, but argues he's been helped by last Saturday's 
open argument at the convention in Colonie. "And it opens up the 
possibility, not only of us getting a double digit ...

    *Hawkins*: The WFP got played by Cuomo

Albany Times Union (blog) -?1 hour ago?
Green Party gubernatorial candidate*Howie Hawkins*believes that the 
Working Families Party's controversial decision to throw its support 
behind Gov. Andrew Cuomo provides a clearer choice for voters seeking an 
alternative to both major parties this fall.

    After other liberal party backs Cuomo, Green candidate hopes to woo

Newsday -?3 hours ago?
Green Party gubernatorial candidate*Howie Hawkins*, seeking to unite 
disaffected Democrats and liberals, said he's the lone progressive 
candidate left in the field after the labor-backed Working Families 
Party decided to endorse Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.

    Green Party Candidate says His Chances Are Improving

WXXI News -?1 hour ago?
The Green Party candidate for governor, making a statewide tour, says 
there's always been an alternative, left leaning candidate for governor, 
and he says his chances to win votes are now better than ever.*Howie 
Hawkins*, the Green Party nominee for ...

    Cuomo Says He's Proud of Lack of Partisanship in Albany

WXXI News -?2 hours ago?
Green Party candidate for Governor*Howie Hawkins*, who stopped in Albany 
as part of a statewide swing, says the Working Families Party is no 
longer in a position to criticize the governor over any perceived 
contradictions. "After Working Families gave him ...

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