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Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and other Senate Democrats at a press conference to advocate for a single payer health care system for New York.
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about the Manhattan District Attorney, Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins' push for more women in politics, and charter schools.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about the controversy around Columbus Day, and local Democrats dodging donations from Harvey Weinstein.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about Michael Gianaris' plan to have someone primary Jeff Klein, leader of the Independent Democratic Coalition, and the overturning of two major corruption cases.

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Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett about Governor Cuomo's Puerto Rico relief efforts and potential Republican competitors for the gubernatorial race next fall.

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Office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the Daily News about Gov. Andrew Cuomo's opinion on a national deal on DACA, and a possible gubernatorial challenge by NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the Daily News about Democrats and Republicans fundraising for upcoming elections, and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's potential gubernatorial run.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about Governor Andrew Cuomo's efforts to resolve the MTA transit crisis before his reelection next year, and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.  

New York state Capitol
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WAMC's Jim Levulis speaks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about the end of a special legislative session in New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo declaring a state of emergency in regards to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the expansion of ride-hailing services in upstate New York and Long Island.

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Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about a vote in the U.S. Senate on the GOP healthcare bill, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo feuding with Representatives Chris Collins and John Faso, and opposition to the Child Victims Act within the New York State Legislature. 

New York City Subways.
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about a plan to temporarily tax the rich of New York State to help fix New York City's transit problem, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's control over city public schools, and groups that oppose a state constitutional convention.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about former Vice President Joe Biden headlining a fundraiser for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, the future of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's hold on city education, and Keith Ellison talking to mainline Senate Democrats about working with the IDC.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about upcoming elections for state representatives in New York, whether the Governor could get the Senate to go Democrat, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and control over city schools, and efforts to pass the Child Victims Act.

Penn Station
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo asking the Trump administration for help with Penn station and the leader of the IDC and his support for the head of the GOP.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about members of the state senate getting paid for positions they didn't hold and Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul wants to run again.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News discusses Governor Andrew Cuomo's possible presidential ambitions and opposition to the IDC (independent democratic conference).

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about NYS Senate aims to turn senate left and SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher's replacement.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's possible run for governor and criticism for Gov. Andrew Cuomo's free college tuition scholarship program.

The New York state Capitol
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about the New York State budget and Governor Andrew Cuomo's ambitions.

WAMC's Ken Lovett discusses the not-so-on-time budget, John Flanagan, and John DeFrancisco.

Governor Andrew Cuomo
Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about "bare bones" budget, possible aspirations for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and the comeback of the opt-out.

Governor Andrew Cuomo
Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about a new ad campaign from the Alliance for Quality Education that compares NY Governor Andrew Cuomo to President Donald Trump, another new ad from the "Central Park Five" on police reform in NYC, staffers who were subpoenaed by the state who are still awaiting reimbursement, and election board in NYC flagging possible crimes regarding Mayor Bill de Blasio's campaign practices.

The New York state Capitol
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WAMC's Jim Levulis talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about Governor Andrew Cuomo's finance director leaving his position, and more on the breakaway Democrats.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about Mayor Bill Di Blasio v. Governor Andrew Cuomo, again, "alternative facts," and a special election that could upset the balance in the state legislature.

Governor Andrew Cuomo
Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about Cuomo warning Democrats that raising the millionaires tax could drive out the super wealthy, the possibility of bringing Uber and Lyft to upstate New York, Cuomo refusing to call Trump President Trump or Donald Trump, and the issue of a living wage for direct care workers.

Thousands of protesters rally against the new immigration ban at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York Saturday.
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about protests at JFK International Airport, Cuomo attempting to mend fences, and a letter signed by Republican officials calling for the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as the next Education Secretary.

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In 2011, Governor Andrew Cuomo created 10 regional councils to develop long-term strategic plans for economic growth for their regions. Supporters touted the programs as robust economic development strategy.   Cuomo is so protective of the program, he says he'd rather shut it down than relinquish control to lawmakers.

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WAMC's Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about the Women's March and 'alternative facts,' "Andy's Porkanomics," and a former Chris Christie aide who works for New York's Governor now.

The state capitol in Albany
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about the start of the regional state of the state addresses, access to the Senate chamber, and an audit by Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's that unveiled "questionable expenses" in state spending.

Governor Andrew Cuomo
Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo

WAMC's Jim Levulis talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about a bill vetoed before the new year regarding legal services for the poor, state lawmakers looking to take back power from the Governor, and the group of breakaway Democrats growing in members.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about what New York state faces with a national repeal of Obamacare, a legislative special session that probably isn't happening, and the State of the State address that won't focus on politicians but specific regions around the state.

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