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Cuomo Sets Special Election Date to Replace Grimm

by Associated Press
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has scheduled a special election May 5 to replace convicted former Rep. Michael Grimm.
 
Cuomo's announcement comes after a federal judge on Tuesday ordered him to set the date by noon Friday in a lawsuit brought by voters.
 
U.S. District Judge Jack B. Weinstein in Brooklyn said the Staten Island Republican congressman's resignation Jan.

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