Nixon, 51, made the revelation on Wednesday in her first nationally broadcast television interview since announcing her candidacy.
When Williams questioned why the actress would want to take on politics, Nixon's answer showed her city pride.
The activist talked to Williams about her love for NY and said the election of President Donald Trump "was a real wake-up call" for women across the country. 'I believe so much in NY and I believe that we're a real progressive bastion, and I have to say, the election of Donald Trump was a real wake-up call'.
Still, she adds with a laugh, "We love the clothes!"
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It's just the way it goes. "There is nearly no game where my standard has dropped, so I have been very constant". Luckily I don't have to do that.
As for her stance on marijuana, the actress is in totally in favor of legalizing it in NY.
"We're at a real watershed moment now", noted Nixon, who participated in New York's March for Our Lives. "And we have to implement change", she exlained, continuing: "Black women for a long time, and never more visibly than nowadays, they are the cornerstone-they are the backbone-of the Democratic party".
But, the Sex and the City star said, black women will stop showing up for the Democratic Party 'if the Democratic Party doesn't start showing up for them'.
Nixon hinted as to why she chose Williams to talk to as the pair discussed the candidate's need for support among African-American women.
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He added: "We do not have a contract, any understanding, formal or informal, with Israel for them to dump their refugees here". After meeting with angry residents of south Tel Aviv on Tuesday, Netanyahu says he reconsidered after hearing their concerns.
She wasn't included in the so-called "four men in a room" negotiations in which Cuomo, the Democratic Assembly speaker, the leader of Senate Republicans and the leader of a breakaway Democratic faction hammered out a $168.3billion spending plan. Aside from the fact that Andrew Cuomo, a two-term Democrat, is a tough opponent for the gubernatorial race, she was recently criticized for her sexual orientation and called an unqualified lesbian.
There was no immediate response to Nixon's comments from the Cuomo administration.
Cuomo defended his record during an interview aired on NY1 on Tuesday night, saying his is better than any other NY governor in modern history, which would include his father, Mario, who was governor from 1983-1994. Next: "Where do you stand on gun control?" asked Williams, who earlier in the show spent an entire segment dishing on Tiger Woods, the rapper Tyga and Kardashian clan momager Kris Jenner.
Williams then asked Nixon how black women can help her be elected governor, to which the actress was quick to emphasize that the women are the "backbone of the Democratic Party", echoing what DNC head Tom Perez said after black women proved to be a key factor in the Alabama special election win of Democrat Doug Jones past year. One of her first orders of business?
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Train services between Switzerland, Italy and Spain are not expected to operate at all today as a result of the action. In France, workers from the national carrier walked out on Tuesday following a dispute over pay.
The village's municipal water supply and private wells were contaminated by a toxic chemical known as PFOA.