Cuomo, de Blasio have scheduling snafu before NYC blizzard

January 26, 2015 10:41 PM

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NEW YORK (AP) — As a blizzard bore down on New York City on Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio pledged to carefully coordinate the state and city's efforts to safeguard the region from the storm — but initially stumbled on how, exactly, to deliver that message to residents.

The two Democrats, who have a complicated relationship, were both in New York but instead of holding a joint news conference, each held their own storm briefing less than five miles apart. The two news conferences were briefly scheduled to start within 15 minutes of each other, making it impossible ...

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