Hochul faces firestorm from Democrats refusing to support Judge Hector LaSalle to lead New York Court of Appeals

Posted on AllSides January 16th, 2023
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NEW YORK -- A political firestorm has erupted over Gov. Kathy Hochul's nominee to lead the state's top court. Judge Hector LaSalle is facing heat from progressive Democrats who argue he's too moderate, but Hochul is digging in her heels. Just days after being inaugurated as the first woman elected governor of New York, Hochul faced her first big test in trying to convince the state senate not to reject her nominee to head the New York Court of Appeals. "There is an individual named Hector LaSalle, who has had...

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