Ex-New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, 82, hospitalized

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Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, second from left, celebrates with his father, former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, right, and his mother, Matilda, left, after defeating Republican challenger Rob Astorino, at Democratic election headquarters in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Andrew Cuomo is the first New York state Democratic governor since his father to win re-election in the nation's third largest state. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo kisses his father, Mario Cuomo, as he celebrates after defeating Republican challenger Rob Astorino, at Democratic election headquarters in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. Andrew Cuomo is the first New York state Democratic governor since his father, himself a former New York governor, to win re-election in the nation's third largest state. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Former New York governor Mario Cuomo speaks to the media outside Manhattan federal court, Monday, March 19, 2012, in New York. The New York Mets owners and a trustee for Bernard Madoff's fraud victims have settled for $162 million. Cuomo acted as mediator in the deal. a(AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)
New York Gov. Mario Cuomo concedes to his Republican opponent George Pataki at his election night headquarters in New York's Sheraton Hotel Tuesday, Nov. 8, 1994. His wife, Matilda, left, and Lt. Gov. Stan Lundine, right, look on. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm)
Former Governors Mario Cuomo of New York and Ann Richards of Texas are shown in a Doritos Super Bowl television ad in this 1995 photo. (AP Photo)
New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, left, and New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani embrace as their wives, Donna Hanover Giuliani, right, and Matilda Cuomo do the same after Cuomo conceded to his Republican opponent George Pataki in New York Tuesday, Nov. 8, 1994. Giuliani, a Republican, crossed party lines to endorse Cuomo in his re-election bid. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm)
New York Gov. Mario Cuomo listens to a reporter's question during news conference held to discuss the state budget at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., Tuesday, April 5, 1988. (AP Photo)
New York Gov. Mario Cuomo gestures while delivering the keynote address to the Democratic National Convention Monday, July 22, 1984 in San Francisco's Moscone Center. (AP Photo)
Mario Cuomo, former governor of New York, delivers the keynote address during the dedication and grand opening of the William H. Gates hall, new home of the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle, Friday, Sept. 12, 2003. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
New York Governor Mario Cuomo, left, talks to Charlie Rose during the taping of Rose's program, Oct. 17, 1992, in New York. Cuomo would not definitively say whether or not he would run for president. (AP Photo/Ed Bailey)
Governor Mario Cuomo, left, draws a laugh from others with whom he shared the stage during a reunion, Aug. 4, 1984 in New York, marking the 40th anniversary of the day a ship carrying a thousand refugees escaping Hitler arrived in New York. Author Ruth Gruber, second from left, organized the evacuation from just-liberated Italy. Manya Breuer, second from right, a soprano from Los Angeles, was a refugee who sang aboard the ship. At right is Walter Greenberg, a former refugee who is now a film producer from Monsey, New York. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)
New York City Mayor Edward Koch, left, and New York Governor Mario Cuomo straighten their suits on the set of the mayor's television call-in show, "Koch on Call" on Wednesday, April 16, 1987 at the studios of WNYW-TV in New York. While the show was being made, vocal demonstrators outside the television stating on East 67th Street demanded stronger tenant protection laws. Seated at left is Jim Ryan, anchor and reporter for WNYW-TV. (AP Photo/Ed Bailey)
Former Vice-President Walter Mondale, left, looks on at left as New York Gov. Mario Cuomo speaks to the press at Bostons Logan International Airport, Thursday, July 5, 1984, Boston, Mass. (AP Photo/Paul Benoit)
New York's Governor Mario Cuomo, right, clasps vice presidential Geraldine Ferraro's hand at Queens Borough Hall in New York on Tuesday, July 31, 1984, as New York State Attorney General Bob Abrams looks on, at center in the background. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm)
My pop is Mario Cuomo (also my son!) Pop is in the hospital, and he is doing well enough. Thx for all the sweet sentiments. Appreciated.
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Officials say New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's father, former Gov. Mario Cuomo, has been hospitalized.

The governor's office says Saturday the elder Cuomo is being treated for a heart condition.

A gubernatorial spokeswoman says the 82-year-old former three-term governor is in good spirts and is thankful for the best wishes and support he's received.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo also spent the Thanksgiving Day holiday at the hospital with his father.

Mario Cuomo's condition and details on his heart condition weren't disclosed. The spokeswoman says more updates will be provided "as appropriate."

The Daily News first reported the ex-governor's hospitalization.




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