The New York Republican State Committee established 1855, is an affiliate of the United States Republican Party (GOP). Its headquarters are in Albany, New York. The purpose of the committee is to nominate Republican candidates for election to New York state and federal political roles. It also formulates Republican Party policy on New York State issues and assists its nominees in their election campaigns. One example of a successful committee nominee is Alfonse D'Amato, who served three terms as Senator for New York before his defeat in 1998 by Chuck Schumer. Other famous Republicans from New York include Theodore Roosevelt, Fiorello LaGuardia, Nelson Rockefeller, Thomas E. Dewey, George Pataki and Rudy Giuliani.
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