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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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New York News
2:32 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

In New York Governor's Race, Debates Still In Flux

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino says Gov. Cuomo should agree to a televised one-on-one debate.
Credit Matt Ryan

New York Governor Cuomo has accepted two debate offers from media outlets, but neither format includes a one-on-one televised contest between the incumbent Democrat and his Republican opponent. GOP candidate Rob Astorino is objecting.

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New York News
2:27 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

Cuomo Running Zen Campaign

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, the incumbent governor with a $35 million war chest who is well ahead in the polls, is employing a classic Rose Garden strategy. He seldom holds an overtly political event, and his limited public schedule often includes a carefully stage managed  economic development announcement.

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New York News
12:31 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Cuomo, Astorino Have Rare Encounter At Business Conference

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino.
Credit Pat Bradley

The Republican candidate for governor of New York temporarily upstaged incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo, when Rob Astorino appeared unexpectedly at the Business Council’s annual meeting, and attempted to talk to the governor.

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Politics
8:04 am
Thu September 18, 2014

Pro-Cuomo Ad Criticized For Editing Opponent's Son Out Of Picture

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino
Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

This election season seems to feature more than the usual amount of negative ads in New York, with television spots painting opponents in a dark light. But an ad that criticized a candidate’s choice of a football team may have backfired when controversy arose over a picture that was altered to cut out his son.

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New York News
12:10 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

For Cuomo And Astorino, Focus Turns To November

Rob Astorino hopes to topple Gov. Cuomo.
Credit Office of the Westchester County Executive

The primaries are over in New York and the focus now shifts to the general elections, which are a little over seven weeks away. Incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo faces Republican challenger Rob Astorino.

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Politics
10:22 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Gov. Cuomo Turns Back Teachout's Primary Challenge

Credit Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has defeated liberal challenger Zephyr Teachout in the state's Democratic primary, turning back an energetic longshot bid by liberals who have criticized his pragmatic, centrist approach.

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New York News
11:25 am
Thu August 21, 2014

Gov. Cuomo Says Campaigns Will Decide On Debates

Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been invited to debate Democratic primary challenger Zephyr Teachout and GOP opponent Rob Astorino, but so far has not agreed to participate. The first-term incumbent was asked Thursday at the New York State Fair in Syracuse if he would accept the debate invitation.

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