Streams

Now that WFP Won't Face Federal Charges...

Friday, August 20, 2010 - 06:16 PM

Now that the Working Families Party says the U.S. Attorney’s office has decided not to press charges against it, the focus will return to the party’s other pressing matter: whether Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Cuomo will accept the party’s nomination?

When the endorsement was offered to him, Cuomo said no, citing the ongoing investigation by the U.S. Attorney's office.

The party, in response, nominated a placeholder candidate they could swap out later.

But a number of prominent Democrats weren't deterred. Already appearing on the WFP line are people like Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and a bunch of Democratic congress members and state legislators.

I sent an inquiry to Cuomo’s campaign seeking a response to the WFP news. I'll update when I get a response.

Tags:

More in:

Leave a Comment

Email addresses are required but never displayed.

Get the WNYC Morning Brief in your inbox.
We'll send you our top 5 stories every day, plus breaking news and weather.

Sponsored

"The Capitol Pressroom" with Susan Arbetter at 11 am

For show archives, please visit The Capitol Bureau's website here.

About The Empire

Everything you need to know about New York politics and governance. We aim for a ground-up approach to politics, reverse engineered to make the effect just as important as the players and the game they play. From the Long Island to The Thousand Islands, New York City Hall to the Capitol Building, The Empire's got you covered.

Check out WNYC's 2013 Mayor Tracker--the one-stop shop for info about the candidates, issues and trends in the upcoming New York City mayoral election.

 

Our Reporters

Feeds

Supported by