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Poll: Half of New Yorkers don’t think Cuomo should step down amid allegationsALBANY, N.Y. — Despite losing the confidence of most of his fellow Democrats, New Yorkers are split on whether Gov. Andrew Cuomo should resign as he faces dual scandals over allegations of sexual harassment and COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes, according to a new Siena College poll released on Monday. The survey, conducted last week as dozens of Cuomo’s fellow Democrats called on the governor to step down amid mounting misconduct claims, found that 50% of voters say the embattled leader should not immediately resign. …

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