Schneiderman Lands Rivera

rivera dennis seiu 0 Schneiderman Lands RiveraEric Schneiderman is poised to announce that he has received the endorsement of national labor big-wig Dennis Rivera.

The news should not come as a major surprise. Rivera is head of the 1 million member SEIU Health Care union, whose powerful local affilliate, 1199, endorsed Schneiderman early on in the campaign.

That said, Rivera is a longtime ally of Mario Cuomo, whose son, of course, is running for governor and who is said to favor Nassau district attorney Kathleen Rice to replace him.

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