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New York Governors Race

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

Charlie Ferrusi | Posted 09.08.2014 | 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.

Why Zephyr Teachout Should Triumph

Nicholas Tampio | Posted 09.05.2014 | New York
Nicholas Tampio

Teachout favors publicly funded elections, as did Teddy Roosevelt, as do most Americans. The problem with expensive campaigns is that politicians are often beholden to the individuals and corporations that fund them.

Paul Blumenthal

Zephyr Teachout Gets Big Boost In Challenge To Andrew Cuomo

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

David McCabe

With Big Endorsement In Hand, Zephyr Teachout Sees Opening In New York Governor's Race

HuffingtonPost.com | David McCabe | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is taking a lot of heat over accusations that his office improperly stymied the Moreland Commission, a go...

Republicans Jump To Defense Of Candidate Spurned By Chris Christie

AP | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Several Republican governors eyeing runs for the White House in 2016 are rallying behind the New York gubernatorial candidate sp...

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...

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...

Jason Linkins

Donald Trump's Next Pointless Attention-Getting Venture

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

This again? It's been a little while since reality TV personality Donald Trump has roiled the political media with teasing announcements of fake campa...

100,000 Votes May Not Count In Next NY Election

Posted 12.06.2011 | New York

The votes of 60,000 New York state residents were discarded in last year's election because voters accidentally selected two candidates instead of one...

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...

Off the Rails: NY's Gubernatorial Candidates Lack Plans on Transit

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

Voters want to know: which candidate for governor will finally bring the MTA's finances under control? Unfortunately, all they've heard from Cuomo and Paladino is outdated rhetoric.

New York Governor Election 2010: Predict The Winner! (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who will be the next New York Governor? Republican Carl Paladino faces off with Democrat Andrew Cuomo on Nov. 2, and we'd love to hear who you think ...

WATCH: 'The Rent Is Too Damn High' Candidate Takes New York Debate By Storm

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While many might have expected fireworks at Monday night's New York Gubernatorial debate featuring a clash between Carl Paladino and Andrew Cuomo, muc...

Bei Mir Bist Du Strange

Alfred Gingold | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alfred Gingold

Carl Paladino has been relatively quiet lately. This interlude began after the Orthodox rabbi who claims partial authorship for the candidate's sharp indictment of homosexuality withdrew his support.

NY-Gov: 59% Cuomo (D), 33% Paladino (R) (SurveyUSA 10/11-13)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SurveyUSA for WABC-TV, WHEC-TV, WNYT-TV 10/11/10 - 10/13/10; 633 Likely voters, 3.9% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (SurveyUSA release) New Yo...

Carl Paladino Is a Democratic Plant

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The GOP nominee has hijacked the entire election. Nobody has any idea who's running against Kirsten Gillibrand, or that Chuck Schumer is up for re-election. Carl Paladino may be the only Democratic election strategy that works this November.

Paladino Rented To Gay Clubs, Son William Paladino Operated One

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — State liquor license records show that New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino had once collected rent from two gay...

NY-Gov: 63% Cuomo (D), 32% Paladino (R) (Angus Reid 10/7)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Angus Reid Public Opinion 10/5/10 - 10/7/10; 500 registered voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Online survey panel (ARPO PDF) New York 2010 Governor...

The Tea Party Is the GOP's Problem

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

In backing challenges to GOP moderates, the Tea Party looks like a looking-glass version of the "netroots" progressives who backed Howard Dean in 2004 and Ned Lamont's primary challenge to Sen. Joe Lieberman.

Paladino Takes It to the Mattresses

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sunil Adam

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Carl Paladino Says If He Becomes New York's Next Governor, 'It's Not Going To Be Pretty'

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — If politics is the art of compromise, no one told Carl Paladino. The Republican gubernatorial candidate, who tapped into a wellsprin...

Jason Linkins

Alphonse D'Amato on Carl Paladino: 'Dangerous', 'Mean-Spirited' And Unfit For Office

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This week's newly-minted Tea Party Prom King and Queen -- New York gubernatorial nominee Carl Paladino and Delaware Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell -- could not be more different.

Paterson: Andrew Cuomo Would Have Beaten Me

nydailynews.com | By Kenneth Lovett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY - Gov. Paterson admitted Monday for the first time that he does not think he could have beaten Andrew Cuomo in a Democratic primary. In a reve...

Paterson: I Should Have Stayed In Governor's Race

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — A day after a special prosecutor cleared Gov. David Paterson of allegations that he tampered with a witness who had accused a top...