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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

Cuomo Gains Major Business Endorsement

Oct 8, 2014
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.

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.

Is Cuomo Trying To Have It Both Ways In Senate?

Oct 2, 2014
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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.

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

Sep 30, 2014
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.

Cuomo Running Zen Campaign

Sep 24, 2014

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.