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New York News
12:10 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Cuomo Says He's Proud Of Lack Of Partisanship In Albany

Credit Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo

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.

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New York News
12:10 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Upstate NY Questions Cuomo's Alliance With WFP

Credit Pat Arnow

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.

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New York News
12:14 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Astorino Pressing For Term Limits, But Not Public Financing

Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

The Republican candidate for governor of New York, Rob Astorino, is pressing for term limits for state officials. He also spoke against another reform proposal percolating in the legislature, campaign finance reform, on Wednesday.

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Politics
2:46 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Politics A Factor In Final Weeks Of Legislative Session

Now that the major party political conventions are over, New York officials are shifting their focus back to the remaining issues in the legislative session, which ends in four weeks.  But politics will still be front and center in the waning days of the session.

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New York News
2:31 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Govenor Cuomo Nominated For Second Term

Democratic convention-goers nominated Gov. Cuomo Thursday.
Credit Matt Ryan

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was nominated to run for a second term at the state Democratic convention Thursday in Long Island, along with his freshly chosen running mate, former Western New York Congresswoman Kathy Hochul.

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New York News
5:34 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Hochul Chosen For Cuomo's Ticket As Paterson Returns

Former Gov. David Paterson will head the Democratic Party in New York, Gov. Cuomo announced Wednesday.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo revealed his choice for lieutenant governor via a video address to delegates at the Democratic Party convention on Long Island Wednesday. The announcement of former Western New York Congresswoman Kathy Hochul comes as a new poll shows Cuomo continues to face a threat from some in the left wing of his party.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Democrats Gather To Nominate Cuomo For Four More Years

Credit Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

Later this week, it’s the New York Democrats' turn to meet at their state party convention, where they will nominate incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo for reelection.

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New York News
4:48 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Astorino The Underdog In Race Against Cuomo

Rob Astorino thinks he can topple the popular governor, Andrew Cuomo.
Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

The Republican candidate for governor of New York will be chosen on Thursday. As Karen DeWitt reports, Rob Astorino is definitely the underdog to incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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New York News
6:10 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Public Campaign Finance Showing Signs of Life

Credit Pat Arnow

Governor Andrew Cuomo is facing pressure to revive an issue that failed in state budget negotiations, enacting a public campaign financing system for statewide elections.

In the final budget deal, Cuomo agreed with legislative leaders to a pared down public campaign finance system that would apply only to the State Comptroller’s race, and sunset after this year.

The governor was immediately condemned by government reform groups who said the pilot program was cynically designed to fail. But Cuomo defended the deal, saying advocates were looking at the glass half empty.

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New York News
6:10 pm
Thu May 8, 2014

Lieutenant Governor Duffy's Decision Not To Seek Re-election No Surprise

    

New York Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy has informed Governor Andrew Cuomo in a letter that he is not running again for a second term, and Cuomo has accepted the resignation from the ticket. Duffy will serve out the rest of his term, which ends in December.

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