Mario Cuomo, Former New York Governor, Dies at 82

Former governor of New York Mario Cuomo, died on Thursday, New Years Day, at the age of eighty-two.

Cuomo, who served three four-year terms as a Democratic and twice flirted with runs for president, died at his home in Manhattan according to reports and confirmation from the family. His death came just hours after his son, Andrew Cuomo, was sworn into his second-term as the state’s governor.

The Guardian reports:

According to the New York Times obit:

And the New York Daily News was generous in its remembrance, writing:

And reactions on Twitter:

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