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The 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about today's electoral college vote in Albany, the possibility of a special session in Albany, and Cuomo's ties with a celebrity chef.

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WAMC's David Guistinta talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about a possible special session this week for the state Legislature, Uber expanding into upstate New York, and a Hollywood fundraiser with NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie now mulling passing a pay raise without the Governor, a possible presidential run for Cuomo, and ties between the former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's top aide and Jared Kushner, a top advisor to President-elect Donald Trump.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about Donald Trump/Obamacare and New York State's budget, the Comptroller's letter's to Empire State Development, state Bishops and legal care, and top level positions for Republicans in Cuomo's state address.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo meeting with union leaders regarding President-elect Donald Trump, Cuomo's chances at a third-term or a possible presidency, and a lawsuit New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman weighed against Trump University that resulted in a settlement (something Donald Trump said he wouldn't do).

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about winners and losers across the state in last week's election.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's trips around the state stumping for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, down-ballot races in New York, and which candidate wants to keep U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's position in the Southern District in New York.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about last night's debate between U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, a Democrat, and Republican Wendy Long.

Governor Andrew Cuomo
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about Governor Andrew Cuomo campaigning for state Democrats, corruption charges for Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, and an issue that's a supposed priority for Cuomo in 2017.

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Office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about response to Donald Trump's recent comments and possible involvement in 'bridgegate' for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about the New York City bombing, a trio of golfers "teeing off" against Donald Trump, and Governor Cuomo's lack of a fight with Donald Trump.

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WAMC's David Gusitina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about state Democrats using Trump to win the Senate, Uber in upstate New York, Bernie Sanders and the Working Families Party.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about Donald Trump taking stage at the Republican National Convention and New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's relationship with Governor Andrew Cuomo.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett about today's motorcycle ride with Billy Joel and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio vs. NYPD's police union.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about the final bills to come out of the closing session of the New York State Legislature on Friday.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about this mornings headlines.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about the Child Victims Act, emails in Cuomo's administration, and affordable housing.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio investigations, John Sampson to be sentenced this week, and investigations into the former aides of the New York State Governor.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about the case against former top aide to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Joe Percoco and 

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about campaign stops across the Capital Region prior to New York's primary day on April 19th.

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