Gubernatorial hopeful campaigns in Yonkers

Candidate for New York governor Rick Lazio made a stop on the campaign trail in Yonkers Thursday to meet with Hispanic leaders just days after entering the race.

Lazio, a former Republican senatorial candidate, answered questions and outlined his platform, which includes the overhaul of the state Legislature, job creation, health care and education.

A recent Siena Research Institute Poll shows Lazio is trailing Democratic Gov. David Paterson in a hypothetical match-up.

Paterson's position, however, has been compromised recently after reports surfaced that President Barack Obama wants him to drop out of the race, paving the way for Democratic frontrunner Andrew Cuomo.

For GOP gubernatorial candidate Rick Lazio talking to Yonkers business community, go to your digital cable box and select iO Extra on Ch. 612.

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