Mort Zuckerman, the publisher of The Daily News and a real estate mogul, is considering a run for New York Senate, according to the New York Times.
Zuckerman, 72, would run as a Democrat,for a Senate seat currently held by Kirsten Gillibrand.
Mr. Zuckerman regards Ms. Gillibrand as vulnerable to a challenge and is convinced that, at a time of economic tumult and political unrest, his background as an outsider to government, and his record as a businessman, will appeal to the state’s electorate, these people said.
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