1938 - He was born.
1970 - He served as a member of the New York State Assembly representing the Bronx.
1978 - He was elected to the first of four terms as New York State Attorney General.
1979 - He served as the Bronx Borough President and ex-officio member of the New York
City Board of Estimate.
- He is considered a member of the reform wing of the Democratic Party.
1992 - He sought election to the United States Senate.
- He won the Democratic Primary, defeating former Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro,
Rev. Al Sharpton, and New York City Comptroller Elizabeth Holtzman.
1994 - He resigned the attorney generalship with a year left in his term to go into the
private practice of law.
- He is an alumnus of Columbia College and the New York University School of Law.
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