More Andrew Cuomo Articles

  • NY Times: No endorsement in Cuomo-Teachout race

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Times editorial board announced Tuesday that it will not endorse a candidate in the Democratic Primary for governor but nonetheless delivered a stinging reproach to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. In an opinion piece published online Tuesday the board said it could not...

  • New York Times snubs Andrew Cuomo with non-endorsement

    In 2010, The New York Times offered a ringing endorsement of Democrat Andrew Cuomo for governor. But times have changed.

  • Teachout wins endorsement of women's group

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Zephyr Teachout has won the endorsement of the National Organization for Women's New York Chapter as she seeks to oust Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The women's advocacy group said Sunday that it's "proud" to support what it says is a "historic" effort to elect the state's first female...

  • Longshot primary foe aims for rebuke of Gov. Cuomo

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — As Zephyr Teachout says, there wasn't supposed to be a Democratic primary in Andrew Cuomo's New York, where the powerful governor with national ambitions was expected to sweep to a second term. Instead, Cuomo is facing a politically awkward challenge from a woman whose name...

  • Rob Astorino offers to debate Andrew Cuomo's primary foe

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino says that if New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo refuses to debate his Democratic Primary opponent, liberal law professor Zephyr Teachout, then he'll do it himself. Astorino, the Westchester County executive, took the unusual step of...

  • Poll: Cuomo maintains big lead in NY gov race

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new poll shows Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to maintain a 2-to-1 advantage over his Republican challenger in New York's gubernatorial race. The Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday gives Cuomo a 56 to 28 percent lead over Westchester County Executive Rob...

  • Cuomo backers in court to fight Teachout campaign

    NEW YORK (AP) — Supporters of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo returned to court Tuesday to continue their effort to knock law professor Zephyr Teachout off next month's Democratic Primary. The challenge to Teachout's campaign is based on allegations that she doesn't meet the state Constitution's...

  • No AFL-CIO endorsement for New York Gov. Cuomo

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Another labor union has snubbed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The New York State AFL-CIO on Monday announced the candidates it is endorsing in the fall elections. Notably missing from the list was Cuomo, a Democrat who was endorsed by the powerful union in 2010. Last week,...

  • No easy answers in prosecutor's probe of Cuomo

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — If an investigation finds Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his staff did indeed meddle with the work of the Moreland anti-corruption commission — blocking investigations and protecting possible targets from scrutiny — what possible charges could result? And who would bring such charges?...

  • Cuomo backers try again to disqualify liberal foe

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Supporters of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo are mounting another effort to knock liberal challenger Zephyr Teachout off next months' primary ballot. Days after losing in trial court, a lawyer for two Cuomo campaign interns has formally appealed, accusing Teachout of...

  • NY governor offers 'total solidarity' for Israel

    JERUSALEM (AP) — New York's governor is visiting Israel, where he is expressing "total solidarity" with the country in the monthlong Gaza war. Gov. Andrew Cuomo met with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday, hours before a temporary cease-fire...

  • Cuomo invited to visit Palestinians on Israel trip

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Palestinian ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday invited New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and top state legislators who are heading to Israel this week to visit the Palestinian territories and experience "all sides of the conflict, not just one." Ambassador Riyad...

  • Gov. Cuomo, New York officials heading to Israel

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and top legislators are heading to Israel this week for a two-day visit to show "solidarity" during the country's conflict in Gaza. Cuomo, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate co-leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein will travel to Israel on...

  • Cuomo challenger fights to stay on New York ballot

    NEW YORK (AP) — Law professor Zephyr Teachout on Thursday defended her campaign to unseat Gov. Andrew Cuomo against claims that she hasn't lived in New York long enough to be on next month's Democratic Primary ballot. Teachout said she has been a New York resident since she took a job at...

  • It's a Dingell-ocracy, and we're just living in it

    Back in February, when Washington was toasting Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., for holding a seat for nearly 60 years that he effectively inherited from his father, I wrote that the dynastic tendency in American politics was nothing to celebrate.



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