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Actress Cynthia Nixon announces she’ll primary Cuomo for governor

Cynthia Nixon, the actress who starred in “Sex and the City,” announced Monday that she will launch a progressive campaign challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a primary.

“I love New York, and today I’m announcing my candidacy for governor,” Nixon wrote in a Twitter post that included a link to her campaign website. “Join us.”

Nixon, a lifelong New Yorker, has talked about a potential primary against Cuomo for weeks.

The 51-year-old actress who played the character of Miranda Hobbes in the TV series has described herself as a progressive activist who advocates for reforms in public education.

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