working families party http://wamc.org en Cuomo Says He's Proud Of Lack Of Partisanship In Albany http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-says-hes-proud-lack-partisanship-albany <p>Governor Cuomo tried to change the subject with two economic development appearances, in the aftermath of a political endorsement that has shaken up the Capitol. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:10:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 91978 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Says He's Proud Of Lack Of Partisanship In Albany Upstate NY Questions Cuomo's Alliance With WFP http://wamc.org/post/upstate-ny-questions-cuomos-alliance-wfp <p>The fallout from Governor Cuomo’s new alliance with the progressive Working Families Party continues at the Capitol, with those who say they represent upstate interests dismayed at the development. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:10:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 91903 at http://wamc.org Upstate NY Questions Cuomo's Alliance With WFP Cuomo Happy to Gain WFP Endorsement http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-happy-gain-wfp-endorsement <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo won the endorsement of the state’s left leaning Working Families Party in a messy convention vote that stretched to nearly midnight on Saturday night. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 09:47:06 +0000 Karen Dewitt 91749 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Happy to Gain WFP Endorsement Cuomo Secures Working Families Nomination http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-secures-working-families-nomination <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Democratic New York Gov. Andrew <font color="red">Cuomo</font> has survived a challenge from the left to win the nomination of the liberal Working Families Party.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;"><font color="red">Cuomo</font> received the endorsement at the party's convention Saturday in Albany following a floor fight from liberals unhappy with <font color="red">Cuomo's</font> support for business-friendly tax cuts and charter schools.</span></p> Sun, 01 Jun 2014 12:10:23 +0000 The Associated Press 91721 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Secures Working Families Nomination 5/30/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/53014-panel <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, and Legislative Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group, Blair Horner.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Working Families Party<br />Deval Patrick<br />Veteran's Affairs<br />First Lady's School Lunch Plan Setback<br />Clippers sold</p><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Ray Graf 91609 at http://wamc.org 5/30/14 Panel Working Families Party Endorsement Going Down To The Wire http://wamc.org/post/working-families-party-endorsement-going-down-wire <p>It’s coming down to the wire for a decision on whether the Working Families Party endorses New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for reelection or not. Talks are ongoing as the Saturday convention approaches. Fri, 30 May 2014 11:41:09 +0000 Karen Dewitt 91604 at http://wamc.org Working Families Party Endorsement Going Down To The Wire Samuels, Left Unhappy With Cuomo http://wamc.org/post/samuels-left-unhappy-cuomo <p>Progressive Democrats who are not happy with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s first term are considering running a candidate for governor on the Working Families Party line. Polls show Cuomo would still win re-election, but his margin of victory would be reduced. Among those not happy with the governor is Bill Samuels, a political activist and business owner from New York City and the founder of the group Effective NY, which has referred to the governor as “Cuomoccio.” Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:40:00 +0000 Brian Shields 89180 at http://wamc.org Samuels, Left Unhappy With Cuomo Poll Shows Cuomo Vulnerable On The Left http://wamc.org/post/poll-shows-cuomo-vulnerable-left <p>A new poll finds New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in a double-digit lead against his republican opponent for the fall elections. But the survey finds that ratio changes, if a progressive third party candidate emerges. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:30:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 88699 at http://wamc.org Poll Shows Cuomo Vulnerable On The Left The Capitol Connection #1252 http://wamc.org/post/capitol-connection-1252 <p>Host Alan Chartock is joined by Dan Cantor, executive director of the Working Families Party. They discuss the party’s electoral gains, the state Senate coalition, hydrofracking, and the minimum wage.</p><p></p> Sat, 29 Dec 2012 03:30:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 54619 at http://wamc.org The Capitol Connection #1252