Attorney General Andrew Cuomo received his party’s nomination for governor at the Democratic convention Thursday. He promised to restore public trust in government, which he says is sorely lacking.
The camps of all five Democratic candidates for attorney general were poised for hand-to-hand political combat here at the sprawling Westchester Hilton Convention Center. But what played out was a kind of Montessori Workshop where all comers were granted a certificate of participation and a spot on the September primary ballo
As the Obama administration continues to step up immigration enforcement, advocates in New York and elsewhere are pushing harder for reforms that are more friendly to immigrants without legal papers. And with midterm elections coming, the debate is gaining intensity. People on both sides of the issue agree that the federal government has done too little to fix a broken immigration system. But the two camps have very different ideas about how to fix it.
It was just 24 hours after the debut of the "New Democratic Party" signs up here at the site of the party's convention in Westchester. Attorney General Andrew Cuomo was in midtown making public the results of his first critical deliberation as a candidate for governor.
In choosing Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy as his running mate, Cuomo got a career cop who evidently turned around the city of Rochester by restoring public integrity, improving municipal services and cutting taxes. But that's not all.
While the lengthy roll call for the attorney general nomination was underway inside the convention hall, WNYC caught up with Arthur Schwartz, a state committee member from Lower Manhattan. Calling himself a progressive Democrat, Schwartz said that he ...
The Center for Public Integrity (CPI) has given presumptive Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Cuomo's policy plan a "B." And that’s a good thing.
WNYC’s transportation guru Andrea Bernstein has already commented on the true brevity of Andrew Cuomo’s “New NY Agenda” despite the fact that it takes up about 250 pages. The wide margins and generous spacing do, indeed, resemble a high school student’s creative attempts to fulfill a term paper requirement.
Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, the presumptive Democratic nominee for governor of New York, has selected Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy to join him on the ballot as candidate for lieutenant governor.
All five of the "New" Democratic Party contenders to replace as will get their name on the September primary ballot, according to State Democratic Party Chair .
The theme of the 2010 New York State Democratic Convention, here in Rye Brook, is change.
The party posted signs greeting guests here, noting it's the "New Democratic Party."
Latching onto voter outrage for the New York Democrats is going to be tough, though, ...
This week’s New York State Democratic State Party Convention delegates will weigh in on which one of five fellow Democrats they want to see replace Attorney General Andrew Cuomo as the state’s top law enforcement officer. The opinion of presumptive Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Cuomo will loom large. If one of the AG contenders gets 51 percent, they win the party’s designation. And anyone who garners at least 25 percent is qualified to get their name on the September primary ballot. Short of those two options, Democratic contenders would have to get 15,000 signatures from around the state to get on the ballot for the primary.
Andrew Cuomo's press office touted over the weekend his 252-page briefing book.
"The book lays out a bold vision for reform and action on the serious issues and challenges facing our state," the press release says. If past is prologue, Cuomo will be making many references to his policy book in the months to come. It's a way to give heft to his ideas and lend credibility to his campaign.
Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announced his candidacy for governor on Saturday first in a web video and then in a historic setting in Lower Manhattan. He pledged to lead an army of concerned citizens to take back state government for the people of New York.
Andrew Cuomo announced he was running for Governor of New York over the weekend.
While the November general election is still way off, this week, the behind the scenes jockeying begins in earnest to determine who actually ends up on that general election ballot.
Juan Williams, senior correspondent for National Public Radio and author of Enough: The Phony Leaders, Dead-End Movements, and Culture of Failure That Are Undermining Black America--and What We Can Do About It (Crown, 2006), reflects on Richard Blumenthal and the possible loss of his constituency with Christopher Keating, capitol bureau chief for the Hartford Courant.