Mario Cuomo Passes Away
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo is being remembered as a man of unwavering principle.
The three-term governor died yesterday of heart failure at age 82, just hours after his son Andrew was sworn in to a second term as New York's governor.
President Barack Obama calls Mario Cuomo "a determined champion of progressive values, and an unflinching voice for tolerance, inclusiveness, fairness, dignity, and opportunity."
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