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New York Candidate for Governor Arrested for Videotaping Police

Anthony Papa | Posted 08.15.2014 | 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...

Cuomo Beats Back Challenge From The Left

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo beat back a challenge from the left Saturday, narrowly winning the nomination of the Worki...

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...

GOP County Official Running For New York Governor

AP | By MICHAEL HILL | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A top county official from New York City's northern suburbs announced Wednesday that he will run for governor, launching an uphi...

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...

NY Gov's Security Hit Two People With Cars In Two Day

AP | Posted 03.21.2012 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — For the second time in two days, a pedestrian has been struck and injured by an unmarked state police vehicle assigned to Gov. An...

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...

Paterson Won't Face Perjury Charges Over Yankee Tickets

AP | By MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 07.22.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Former Gov. David Paterson will not face perjury charges on allegations that he lied about taking free Yankees tickets for the 2009 Wo...

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


Cuomo Sworn In As NY Governor, Faces Huge Crises

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) has been sworn into office as New York's 56th governor in a private ceremony. His father, former Gov. M...

Cuomo's Record As Attorney General Draws Mixed Reviews | ALISON LEIGH COWAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mr. Cuomo, who succeeded Eliot Spitzer as the state's top lawyer and is now the Democratic nominee for governor of New York, is widely credited with h...

Gov. Paterson Gives $5 Million To NJ For 2014 Super Bowl | By Kenneth Lovett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY - Fiscal crisis be damned, lame-duck Gov. Paterson is on a multimillion-dollar spending spree. Paterson has quietly doled out nearly $17 milli...

CLOSING IN: Paladino Gaining On Cuomo In Polls

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Democrat Andrew Cuomo sought to bolster his appeal among independents Wednesday in the race for New York governor with an endorse...

Governor-Elect Cuomo Right on Point: Shut Down Half-Empty Prisons

Anthony Papa | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Anthony Papa

In this time of economic crisis in New York State, when politicians are looking for solutions to reduce the budget deficit, they need look no further than the state's correctional system.

WATCH: Paladino Concedes, But Uses Bat To Threaten Cuomo

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Failed New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino brought a strange companion to his concession speech Tuesday night -- its name was Louisville Sl...

WATCH: Carl Paladino WALKS OFF Live Interview

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tea Party-backed GOP candidate for New York Governor Carl Paladino doesn't take guff from anybody. Just ask Kristin Carlson, a reporter for WCAX in no...

Carl Paladino Calls Female Senator 'Schumer's Little Girl'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Carl Paladino stood before a crowd at a Long Island rally Thursday and spouted off in a manner that has come to define the Tea Party-backed Republican...