The Albany Angle: The Nixon Effect and the Demise of the IDC

By merely jumping into the Democratic primary for governor, actor Cynthia Nixon is already having an impact on New York politics. Some say Governor Cuomo’s sudden push for the dissolution of the senate’s Independent Democratic Conference is a result of being challenged from left.

Nick Reisman is the capitol correspondent for Spectrum News and blogger for New York State of Politics. He joins NY1 statehouse reporter Zack Fink to break down what this all means.