Bloomberg backs Andrew Cuomo in NY governor's race

(AP) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has endorsedDemocrat Andrew Cuomo in the New York governor's race, and Cuomosays he is taking a new poll

NEW YORK - (AP) - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has endorsedDemocrat Andrew Cuomo in the New York governor's race, and Cuomosays he is taking a new poll with "a grain of salt."

Bloomberg says that Cuomo, the state attorney general, is bestequipped to fix problems in Albany. The popular billionaire mayoris a Democrat-turned-Republican-turned independent.

A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows Cuomo witha 49 percent to 43 percent lead over Carl Paladino among likely NewYork voters. Seven percent were undecided.

Cuomo says that an increase for Paladino is to be expected sincePaladino is coming off a long-shot primary victory last week overformer Congressman Rick Lazio. But Cuomo says the campaign has justbegun.

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