Former New York Gov. George Pataki speaks at the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Legislative Conference and Presidential Forum in Washington, D.C., March 10, 2015.
Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

How much do you know about former Governor George Pataki?

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A relative unknown state senator at the time, George Pataki famously knocked out iconic Democrat Mario Cuomo from Albany’s governor’s mansion in the 1994 elections.

More than two decades after his meteoric rise to fame, can Pataki repeat his same recipe for success amid the already crowded Republican presidential field? 

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How much do you know about former Governor George Pataki?

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