Friday, October 31, 2014
Sunday, October 19, 2014
By Mirela Iverac : Reporter, WNYC News
Monday, June 02, 2014
You'll find Governor Cuomo on the WFP ballot line this fall, but it comes at a cost. Thomas Kaplan, New York Times reporter, discusses what happened over the weekend as the Working Families Party gathered to vote on its candidate for New York State governor. Plus Fodham Law Professor Zephyr Teachout, who led the charge against Cuomo and rallied 41.3% of the vote, discusses why she ran, why there is such dissatisfaction with Cuomo among progressives and what comes next.
Friday, May 30, 2014
In New York State, party politics go beyond Democrats and Republicans. The Working Families Party is considering running a progressive challenger to Governor Andrew Cuomo, and will decide at the party convention this weekend. The Governor has already accepted the nomination of the Independence Party. Larry Norden, deputy director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center, explains why New York State's ballots have candidates run on multiple lines, and what it means for voters, the candidates, and our democracy.
Friday, May 23, 2014
The Democratic state convention was held this week in Huntington, Long Island. Jimmy Vielkind, Albany bureau chief for Capital New York, talks about the politics of the event, from the Independence Party to the nomination of former Congresswoman Kathy Hochul as lieutenant governor, and a possible challenge to Governor Cuomo from the Working Families Party.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
By Bob Hennelly
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has already rolled out his bid for re-election, months before the filing deadline. It’s giving Democrats months to decide if they want to face off against the popular governor in 2013.