Rob Astorino

New York News
6:06 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

GOP Candidate For Governor Will Also Run On Anti-Common Core Ballot Line

GOP candidate for Governor Rob Astorino at press conference on opposition to the Common Core learning standards at the Capitol Tuesday

The Republican candidate for Governor is petitioning to run on a new ballot line that capitalizes on public opposition to the new Common Core learning standards.

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New York News
3:59 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Cuomo's Opponent Weighs In On Governor's Low Profile Running Mate

Former Western New York Congresswoman Kathy Hochul is Governor Cuomo's running mate in the 2014 election
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The Republican candidate for New York governor weighed in on criticism of Governor Cuomo’s running mate, Kathy Hochul, who has kept a low profile since the political conventions in May.

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New York News
1:54 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Greenberg On Latest Siena Poll Results

Steve Greenberg discusses Siena College's poll results for the New York State gubernatorial race. Results show Governor Cuomo with a lead over Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino.

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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
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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WAMC News
7:37 am
Fri May 16, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the greatest listeners in radio, the WAMC Locked Box, the New York Times' new executive editor, and Rob Astorino getting the GOP nomination.

Politics
2:00 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Astorino Officially Nominated At GOP Convention

Republican Rob Astorino accepts the nomination for governor.
Credit Matt Ryan

Rob Astorino accepted the Republican nomination for governor at the state party convention in Westchester Thursday, saying Governor Andrew Cuomo hasn’t lived up to his promises to improve the state.

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Hudson Valley News
1:20 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

President Obama Points to NY Bridge Project As A Model

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President Barack Obama stood on the banks of the Hudson River Wednesday, with the Tappan Zee Bridge as a backdrop. He was in Tarrytown to push a $302 billion transportation plan, and shine a light on a replacement bridge project already under way. 

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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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