07/03/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Carl Paladino, Ed Cox Verbal Brawl At GOP Candidate Screening

Gubernatorial hopeful Carl Paladino got into a heated confrontation with Republican State Chairman Ed Cox during a candidate screening Saturday in Rockland County, according to people at the meeting, when Paladino said the Republican nominating process has not been open.

The Buffalo developer was speaking to a gathering of Republican county chairs at the headquarters of the Rockland County Republican Committee in New City.

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