Budget win gives Astorino clout for posing as moderate
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Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino's success in assembling bipartisan support for his 2013 budget was a stinging setback for Democrats who had been confident about ousting him in 2013.
Even Legis. Bill Ryan (D-White Plains) gave Astorino credit for some shrewd maneuvering during budget negotiations. Ryan intends to challenge Astorino, a Republican.
"The Democrats didn't have enough...