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Cuomo Picks Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy for Lt. Governor

David A. Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David A. Singer

The presumptive gubernatorial candidate, Andrew Cuomo, has tapped Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy as his choice for Lt. Goverrnor.

Cuomo: Bank Of America, Ken Lewis Charged With Fraud

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed fraud charges against Bank of America and its former top executives this morning, alleging the bank manip...

Shahien Nasiripour

Cuomo Demands Bank Bonus Data: New York Attorney General Wants Details From 8 Bailed-Out Banks | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo sent letters Monday to eight of the nation's biggest banks -- which also happen to be eight of the original TAR...

BofA Snaps Back At New York AG Cuomo

WSJ | DAN FITZPATRICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bank of America Corp. fired back at New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday with a letter calling his office's allegations of wrongdoing "sp...

Eric Dinallo Begins Campaign To Succeed Cuomo

New York Times | Danny Hakim | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The race among Democrats to succeed Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo is on, even though Mr. Cuomo has not yet said he plans to vacate his post. This ...

Governor's Race: Cuomo Leads In Fund-Raising, But Paterson Spends More

New York Times | DANNY HAKIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY -- The governor traditionally reigns as the capital's fund-raiser in chief. But that appears to have changed. In the first half of the year, At...

Andrew Cuomo, NY Attorney General Restraining Himself In Public

New York Observer Politicker | Jason Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As Albany crumbles, dragging the approval ratings of Governor David Paterson down to breathtaking new depths, Andrew Cuomo has studiously acted as if ...

New York Democrats Covet Andrew Cuomo's (Current) Job

New York Times | Danny Hakim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ALBANY -- It may be the most persuasive evidence yet that the political establishment expects Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo to run for governor nex...

Cuomo Ousts Ezra Merkin As Manager of Funds

Wall Street Journal | LIZ RAPPAPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Financier and money manager J. Ezra Merkin agreed to New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's demands to step down as manager of his hedge funds and p...

Pension Kickbacks National Problem, NY's Cuomo Says

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New York state's criminal probe of kickbacks paid by companies eager to manage its $122 billion state pension fund has exposed "a national network of ...

Govt: Bank Of America Threatened To Sue Employee Willing To Talk About Bonuses

ABC News | RICHARD ESPOSITO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The battle for bonus figures in the New York State investigation into the merger of Merrill Lynch and Bank of America got even uglier today, with the ...

NY Attorney General May Demand Return Of $4B In Merrill Bonuses

Huffington Post/Bloomberg | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

On Thursday Barack Obama slammed Wall Street companies for giving out $18.4 billion in bonuses last year at a time when the financial sector was being...

Sam Stein

Paterson Lost Chance To Eliminate His Major Political Threat | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Talking to New York political observers these past few days, one gets the sense that the process of filling Hillary Clinton's Senate seat was somethin...

John Thain Still Doesn't Get It

Judith Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Judith Ellis

John Thain seems to be simply on a mission to rehabilitate his image. He wants another job. But has he learned anything?

A.I.G To Help NY Atty General Recover Millions In Executive Pay

New York Times | Andrew Ross Sorkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

American International Group agreed Thursday to help the New York State attorney general's office recover tens of millions of dollars in improper expe...

Subprime Loan Investigation Focusing On Withholding Of Data By Wall Street

New York Times | VIKAS BAJAJ and JENNY ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

An investigation into the mortgage crisis by New York State prosecutors is now focusing on whether Wall Street banks withheld crucial information abou...