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Is Cuomo's Star Fading?

Troubles in Albany Dragging Governor Down

Monday, June 10, 2013

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo faces perhaps his biggest challenge yet as the end of his third legislative session rapidly approaches. His poll numbers are falling, and his agenda is in danger. Reporter Karen DeWitt looks at whether the governor can pull it off.

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Comments [6]

Joe from nearby

I can't figure out if he's a Democrat or a Republican.

Jun. 10 2013 10:53 AM
Jacob from Hudson Valley, NY

Gov. Cuomo shot himself in the foot with the so-called SAFE Act and his popularity has been all downhill since. He will never recover from it.

Jun. 10 2013 09:17 AM
jess from colonie

fade a while ago, esd tax credits and cash for crony corporations did it

Jun. 10 2013 09:00 AM
David from Fairfield CT

It just goes to show that bullying only gets you so far. Cuomo's problems is that he alienated the traditional Democratic base that helped him to get into office. You know, the one his daddy helped to build in the 80s. He figured that with corporate money running "political" ads in is favor he did not need them. So, he ran ruffshot all over the legislature for 3 years beating them into submission an each issue. Now, as with any typical bullying, people usually wise up say enough. This is that moment for Cuomo.

Who is Cuomo's base?

Jun. 10 2013 07:42 AM

Well, then perhaps he should not have gutted the EI program and hurt thousands of children across the state. And he did that under the table and behind the parents backs. He is an embarrassment to the Cuomo name.

Jun. 10 2013 06:42 AM
Ed from Larchmont

Governor Cuomo is a snake: his abortion bill didn't get to the floor, so he is now proposing the 'Women's Equality' bill. The first nine items are things anyone would vote for, but tacked on at number ten is the expanded abortion part, the previous abortion bill. A snake.

Jun. 10 2013 05:43 AM

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