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  • Sam Brownback tops fiscal ranking of governors

    The libertarian think tank ranked the Republican Brownback first among governors for his management of taxes and spending, tied with North Carolina's Pat McCrory, also a Republican.

  • Gov. Cuomo agrees to 2 debates in re-election bid

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday that he will participate in two debates ahead of the November election — one in New York City with his GOP opponent and another in Buffalo that would include two third-party candidates, too. Cuomo's campaign said the two debates would be held...

  • Gov. Cuomo declares 'Climate Week' in New York

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has designated this week "Climate Week" to get New Yorkers thinking about the challenges of climate change. The action comes as more than 120 world leaders prepare to convene Tuesday in New York City for the United Nations Climate Summit. The meeting is...

  • EPA rejects Cuomo's Tappan Zee loan proposal

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday balked at Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to use half a billion dollars in federal clean water loans to help finance the cost of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, instead approving only $29 million. Cuomo said his administration would...

  • Cuomo wants Astorino to release tax returns

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican opponent, Rob Astorino, traded barbs Monday over tax returns, tax assessments and family photos. Cuomo's campaign began the back-and-forth with a demand that Astorino release his last five tax returns, saying the financial disclosures...

  • NY primary exposes Cuomo's problems with the left

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Incumbent governors with national aspirations, a long list of accomplishments and flush bank accounts typically don't worry about primary challenges, especially one mounted by a little-known professor who moved to the state five years ago. So it was unusual when New York...

  • Astorino, Hawkins call for debates in NY gov race

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's two main election rivals repeated their call for debates Friday — though they disagree on who should participate. Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins says Friday that he should be included in debates along with Cuomo and the Republican candidate,...

  • Rough governor's primary gives hope to Cuomo foes

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's bumpy win in the Democratic primary is energizing his general election opponents, who said Wednesday that a little-known liberal challenger's better-than-expected showing exposed big problems for the governor within his own party. The governor...

  • Andrew Cuomo beats back challenger

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo dispatched with a Democratic primary challenge Tuesday from Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham University law professor who was viewed as a protest candidate from the progressive wing of the party. When the Associated Press called the race for Cuomo, he was receiving nearly...

  • NY Gov. Cuomo gets bruising lesson from Teachout

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been served a stinging rebuke by a little-known law professor who claimed a 35 percent showing in New York's Democratic primary, complicating his re-election plans and his possible presidential ambitions. Cuomo ignored Fordham University law professor...

  • In New York, the populist Left takes up its pitchforks against Cuomo

    Liberal lawyer and activist Zephyr Teachout has grabbed the pitchfork and is storming Cuomo's mansion in Albany, in a fight against the corporatism and cronyism embodied by the governor.

  • NY lieutenant governor race takes on high profile

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The race for New York lieutenant governor is emerging as the best chance for critics of Gov. Andrew Cuomo to weaken his grip on power. Columbia University professor Tim Wu is challenging former Buffalo congresswoman Kathy Hochul in Tuesday's Democratic primary. Hochul is...

  • Hillary Clinton records robocalls for New York candidate

    The former New York senator and secretary of state has recorded a robocall for Kathy Hochul, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor.

  • Judge declines to block Cuomo, Democratic Party

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A legal move by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's liberal challenger fell flat Friday while the governor and his running mate announced the support of Hillary Clinton and dozens of other Democrats ahead of next week's primary. A Manhattan judge declined a request by Zephyr...

  • NY Gov. Cuomo nets endorsements as primary nears

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is picking up key endorsements from editorial boards and labor unions ahead of next week's Democratic primary following a week in which his little-known challenger seemed to be picking up momentum. Cuomo was endorsed Tuesday by The New York Daily...



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    The new Quinnipiac poll of the New Jersey Senate contest shows Jeff Bell only 11 points down to Cory Booker, 51 to 40 percent, among likely voters. It goes without saying that a race can move a...

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