Political outsider and Republican nominee for governor of New York Carl Paladino, who has tapped into voter anger and has millions of his own money to spend on advertising, represents a unique challenge for Andrew Cuomo, the Democrat and favorite in the race. Cuomo's campaign pledged to release an attack ad soon and would focus on reminding voters about the controversies surrounding Paladino, including circulating bigoted and pornographic e-mails and comparing Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to the Antichrist.

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