Former Congressman Harold Ford Jr. (D-TN), who yesterday announced he won't to run for U.S. Senate from New York, this morning criticized his would-be primary opponent Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand for not spending more time with upstate voters.
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"I spent seven weeks traveling and listening and learning and I can assure you, voters don't know the junior senator," he said, referring to Gillibrand. "They can't name a single positive outcome from her, which means one simple thing: She will be labeled for the failures of Washington, the failures of Albany."
"In Syracuse, my visit there yesterday, in the seven weeks that I paid for myself to get around the state, I was there more times than Kirsten Gillibrand had been there since he's been a U.S. senator," Ford said on MSNBC's Morning Joe.