Byline: Craig Brandon Staff writer
Gov. Mario M. Cuomo's nomination speech for his party's presidential candidate, Bill Clinton, next week at the Democratic National Convention can only help his chances of ending up in the White House or the Supreme Court, political experts said Monday.
"As governor of the convention's home state, he had no choice but to accept some kind of role," said Theodore J. Lowi, professor of government at Cornell University and author of 10 books on the presidency.
"Cuomo was on a tightrope and it would have been embarrassing to the party if he played a minor role," he said.
Up until the July 4 weekend, Cuomo had …