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Juvenile Justice Reform in NY State: Raise the Age

Catharine Hill | Posted 06.16.2016 | New York
Catharine Hill

As educators, we understand the benefits of letting young people learn from their mistakes. By incarcerating them as adults, we set them on a path that makes further education almost impossible, condemns them to a dismal future and costs society significantly more than evidence-based diversion practices.

Santorum and Pataki Jump In

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As with all the other candidates who have officially thrown their hats in the ring, today we will take a serious look at Santorum and Pataki, and attempt to predict what their chances for victory could be.

Janie Velencia

Andrew Cuomo's Approval Rating Drops To New Low | Janie Velencia | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

Just a few months into his second term, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) faces his lowest approval rating since assuming office, according to a new Quin...

Astorino Defeated In New York Governor's Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) fended off a challenge from Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (R) and was re-elected to a second term as govern...

Cuomo Wins Re-Election

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) was re-elected to a second term in office on Tuesday after defeating Republican challenger Rob Astorino. Cuomo was ...

Cuomo Re-Elected As Governor Of New York

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) was re-elected to a second term in office on Tuesday after defeating Republican challenger Rob Astorino. Cuomo was ...

Carly Schwartz

Supporters Rally Behind Andrew Cuomo's Key Opponent | Carly Schwartz | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Several dozen New Yorkers gathered in Manhattan's Union Square Monday night to rally behind Zephyr Teachout, the Democratic primary candid...

Inae Oh

No One Seems To Know Who's Challenging Andrew Cuomo Tomorrow | Inae Oh | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's key challenger in the New York state Democratic primary may have been on the campaign trail for weeks, but if a union rally for th...

What New Yorkers Can Do About Money In Politics

Lawrence Lessig | Posted 11.08.2014 | New York
Lawrence Lessig

I don't think Governor Cuomo's refusal to debate Zephyr Teachout is really about sexism. It's about money-ism. In this democracy, not to have money is not to be qualified.

As Cuomo Turns His Back, Zephyr Teachout Emerges as the People's Candidate

Charlie Ferrusi | Posted 11.07.2014 | New York
Charlie Ferrusi

From her grassroots supporters in the Hudson Valley to her loyal students who pressured Cuomo to a debate, Zephyr Teachout, a current professor of law at Fordham University, is looking to call Cuomo out and take New York by storm.

Cuomo: Debates Can Be A 'Disservice To Democracy'

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics

With just four days until New York's gubernatorial primary, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) and his running mate Kathy Hochul have yet to publicly acknowledge t...

New York Governor Hurts Education To Help Big Banks, Challenger Says

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

Zephyr Teachout, the Fordham University law professor challenging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in next week's Democratic primary, called Cuomo's policie...

New York Candidate for Governor Arrested for Videotaping Police

Anthony Papa | Posted 10.14.2014 | New York
Anthony Papa

Randy Credico, Governor Andrew Cuomo's opponent in the upcoming September 9 Democratic Primary was arrested and handcuffed yesterday for making a video of two white police officers arresting a Black man in the subway.

Paul Blumenthal

Zephyr Teachout Gets Big Boost In Challenge To Andrew Cuomo | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Harvard law professor and leading campaign finance reform advocate Lawrence Lessig called on supporters of his anti-corruption super PAC...

Meet The Law Prof Determined To Defeat Andrew Cuomo

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 08.07.2014 | Politics

Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham University law professor vying to become a formidable candidate in the upcoming Democratic primary for New York governor, s...

Andrew Cuomo's Office Denies Using Private Email Accounts. But it Does.

ProPublica | Justin Elliott | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

In a previously unreported response to a public records request, the office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo claims staff do not use private email accounts for of...

Finishing the Job Teddy Roosevelt Started: Public Financing of Elections

Andrew M. Cuomo | Posted 07.06.2014 | New York
Andrew M. Cuomo

Supreme Court rulings from Citizens United to the recent McCutcheon case have made a mockery of campaign finance reform and opened the floodgates. Two in three Americans say they trust government less because big Super PAC donors have so much more influence than they do. One in four say they are less likely to vote as a result.

Liberals Aren't Huge Fans Of New York's Governor

The Washington Post | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is seen among the more likely (and more formidable) potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidates....

Cuomo Throws De Blasio Under The Bus

The New York Times | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

In his first two months in office, Mayor Bill de Blasio has found himself repeatedly at odds with New York’s governor, Andrew M. Cuomo. And at every...

Tea Party Favorite Threatens GOP Destruction

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

Former New York Republican gubernatorial nominee Carl Paladino says he may run for governor next year -- and remove the GOP as a major party in the st...

Get Ready to Call Eliot Spitzer City Comptroller

Dominic Carter | Posted 09.18.2013 | New York
Dominic Carter

"Are there more prostitutes involved?" I asked. Spitzer: "No, no, and..." I cut him off and followed up with, "Only one?" That was the only time he seemed to be caught off guard.

WATCH: What Does The Future Hold For Andrew Cuomo?

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.16.2013 | New York

With unmatched political virtuosity, New York governor Andrew Cuomo has so far bent the state capital to his will. But as NY Magazine Chris Smith writ...

Cuomo Has 71 Percent Approval Rating

Posted 05.30.2012 | New York

Governor Cuomo is continuing his reign as Mr. Popular, as a new poll reveals 71 percent of New Yorkers approving of his performance as governor. Qu...

Former Governor Dead at 92

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.07.2011 | New York

Hugh L. Carey, former Governor of New York, is dead at 92. Carey's family announced his passing through current Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Newsday reports...

Cuomo Has Been Planning Transition To Albany For Months | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York