NEW YORK (AP) – Democratic U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi said Monday that he is running for New York governor in next year’s election, joining a competitive primary race that became wide open when former Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigned.
Suozzi told reporters on a virtual news conference that he’s jumping into the 2022 race.
“I’m a common sense Democrat,” Suozzi said. “I don’t believe it’s about going to the far left or to the far right; it’s about trying to find the answers to the problems that we face.”
The announcement by the 59-year-old congressman from Long Island came days after the U.S. House passed…