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New York News
1:21 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Cuomo Urges Calm After Police Slayings

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging calm through the upcoming holidays and respecting families' grief in response to the weekend killings of two New York City police officers and the July death of a Staten Island man in a confrontation with police.

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New York News
12:58 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Cuomo Faces Potential Gridlock With State Senate Over Next Four Years

The once and future governors celebrate Andrew Cuomo's victory.
Credit Karen DeWitt

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, won another four years in office, but the Republicans also recaptured the State Senate. That could lead to Washington-style gridlock on a number of issues that Cuomo pushed in the campaign.

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New York News
9:06 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Cuomo Wins 2nd Term

Governor Cuomo addresses his supporters following his 2nd term win
Credit Karen Dewitt

  ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has won a second term by defeating Republican Rob Astorino. Capitol Correspondent Karen Dewitt reports.

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New York News
1:29 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Working Families Party Urges Reluctant Members To Vote WFP Line For Cuomo

Karen Scharff says the WFP can keep Gov. Cuomo accountable.

If New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wins reelection on Tuesday, he’s likely to continue to have tensions with the left-leaning members of his party.

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New York News
6:10 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Cuomo Makes Case For Education Bond Act, Skeptics Remain

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The November 4 ballot includes an amendment to borrow $2 billion dollars to buy new technology for school children, like I-Pads and other tablets.  Fiscal watchdogs are against it, and the education community has been lukewarm. But with one week left to go before voting day, Governor Cuomo who came up with idea, has finally started to push for it.

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New York News
4:51 pm
Tue October 21, 2014

Only Debate Of New York Governor's Race Set For Wednesday

Rob Astorino says Gov. Cuomo should consent to more than just Wednesday's debate.
Credit Matt Ryan

Four of the candidates running for governor of New York will be participating in a debate shown on public television and heard on WAMC Wednesday night.

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New York News
9:26 am
Fri October 17, 2014

In Final Weeks Of Campaign, Gov. Cuomo Promoting Memoir

Credit Matt Ryan, New York Now

In the final weeks before elections, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been promoting his memoir, and has announced travel plans to Puerto Rico. One thing he hasn’t been doing is running a typical campaign, and he’s said little about what he’ll do in the next four years.

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New York News
9:39 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Cuomo Gains Major Business Endorsement

Gov. Cuomo at Plug Power.
Credit Karen DeWitt

New York Governor Amdrew Cuomo has been endorsed by the state’s largest business lobby for his reelection bid. The Business Council made the announcement Wednesday at the Plug Power energy manufacturing company near Albany.

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New York News
8:16 am
Sun October 5, 2014

Cuomo Campaigns on Women's Rights Issues

Credit Karen DeWitt

Governor Cuomo, his democratic running mate Kathy Hochul and other women’s rights advocates spoke to a cheering crowd of union members and local elected officials, as part of a three city upstate bus tour to promote a 10 point women’s rights plan.

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New York News
4:27 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Is Cuomo Trying To Have It Both Ways In Senate?

Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

New York Governor Cuomo has forged his public image as a bipartisan governor, working with both Democrats and Republicans. But the governor has also promised a left-leaning minor party that he would help shift control of the state Senate away from the GOP, and help Democrats regain control of the chamber. The governor has been walking a fine line between the two parties ever since.

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