Attorney General

Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo Gets Rare Fight From Wall Street Car Czar

In his four years as New York’s attorney general, Andrew Cuomo had his way with Wall Street, muscling banks and bankers into paying fines, making reforms and eating crow for their errors during the financial crisis.

12/05/2010

Eric Schneiderman (Photo/ericschneiderman.com)

Schneiderman Defeats Donovan In NY A.G. Race

Election returns show the Democratic state senator beating the Republican Staten Island District Attorney in the race to be New York’s next attorney general.

11/02/2010

Richard Blumenthal campaigns in Middletown, CT - Nov 1, 2010 - AP Photo/Stephan Savoia and Linda McMahon is seen after voting in Greenwich, CT - Nov 2, 2010 - AP Photo/Charles Krupa

Blumenthal Takes Out McMahon In Conn. Senate Battle

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal was elected to the Senate on Tuesday in a bruising cage-fight of a campaign against pro wrestling mogul Linda McMahon, extending the Democrats’ hold on the seat.

11/02/2010

Eric Schneiderman and Dan Donovan - File / Photos: Schneiderman for Attorney General, Richmond County District Attorney's Office

Race For Attorney General Coming Down To The Wire

Polls showed Democrat Eric Schneiderman and Republican Dan Donovan were neck and neck in the polls in the race to become New York’s Attorney General.

11/02/2010

Eric Schneiderman, Dan Donovan, Thomas DiNapoli, and Harry Wilson - File / Photos: Schneiderman for Attorney General, Richmond County District Attorney's Office, DiNapoli 2010 for Comptroller, Wilson for New York

Other Statewide Races Tight In New York

There are two nail-biting statewide races in New York state, and New York City Mayor Bloomberg is trying to make a difference in one of them.

11/01/2010

Alan Hevesi - File / Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Cuomo Says Hevesi May Get No Jail Time

Hevesi pleaded guilty Oct. 7 to charges that he accepted free travel and campaign contributions from a financier seeking state pension fund investments.

10/30/2010

Eric Schneiderman and Dan Donovan - File / Photos: Schneiderman for Attorney General, Richmond County District Attorney's Office

New York Attorney General Candidates Debate

Democrat Eric Schneiderman and Republican Dan Donovan are scheduled to square off at 10 a.m.

10/25/2010

Attorney General Andrew Cuomo (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

AG Cuomo Sues FedEx Unit Over Contractor Issue

The lawsuit by Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat currently running for governor, was filed in New York State Supreme Court.

10/24/2010

W. Cary Edwards - File / Photo: Waters, McPherson, McNeill, P.C.

Former NJ Attorney General W. Cary Edwards Dies

Former New Jersey Attorney General W. Cary Edwards died Wednesday at his Oakland home after a long battle with cancer.

10/20/2010

First Lady Michelle Obama holds a small child after disembarking from Air Force One upon arrival at Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport - Cleveland, OH - Oct 17, 2010 - Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

First Lady Rallies Democrats In Conn., N.Y.

For the third time in about a month, Connecticut’s Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal is looking to the White House for campaign support.

10/18/2010

Eric Schneiderman is seen with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo - Sep 26, 2010 - Photo: Schneiderman for Attorney General

Schneiderman Leads In A.G. Race Ahead Of Debate

A new poll shows the Democrat running for attorney general in New York leading his Republican opponent as they head into their first debate Friday.

10/08/2010

Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo Charges Debt Collector Who Targeted Military

Lowinger was the latest in a number of debt collectors caught in the attorney general’s office’s crackdown on the industry.

09/28/2010

Cuomo throws support behind Eric Schneiderman. (credit: WCBS 880)

Cuomo Backs Schneiderman For Attorney General

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday his endorsement for Eric Schneiderman to replace him as New York Attorney General.

09/26/2010

Police Headquarters - Newark, NJ - File Photo

A.C.L.U. Alleges Abuses At Newark Police Dept.

There are allegations of excessive force and improper arrests.

09/24/2010

Attorney General Andrew Cuomo

Internet Marketer Webloyalty Settles NY Complaints

The marketing firm — described as “deceptive” by Andrew Cuomo — agreed to settle complaints that it duped consumers into signing up for discount clubs.

09/21/2010

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