Cuomo's death marks the passing of a liberal lion

FILE - In this Nov. 4, 2014, file photo, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, second from left, celebrates with his father, former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, and his mother, Matilda, left, after defeating Republican challenger Rob Astorino, at Democratic election headquarters in New York. Andrew Cuomo is the first New York Democratic governor since his father to win re-election. Cuomo died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, the day his son Andrew started his second term as governor, the New York governor's office confirmed. He was 82. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — With former Gov. Mario Cuomo’s death, liberals have lost one of their last, best champions, a proud populist who represented an older breed of Democrat.

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