U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, D-Huntington, announced Monday that he will run for governor, joining other prominent Democrats already in the race.
Citing his experience as mayor of Glen Cove, as a member of Congress and as Nassau County executive, Suozzi said, “I’m running for governor,” and said he was a common-sense Democrat, seeking to find solutions to problems.
“I’ll work with anybody,” he said. “It’s not about being politically correct.”
“I can do this because I’ve done this,” he said.
He said he differs from others running for the office in three ways: