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New York Democratic gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Teachout Says She Hasn’t Ruled Out Endorsing Cuomo In General Election

Law professor Zephyr Teachout said Friday that she is considering her next steps after a surprisingly strong primary challenge to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, but wouldn’t rule out endorsing him in the November election.

09/12/2014

Columbia Law School professor and New York state lieutenant governor candidate Tim Wu. (Credit: Tim Wu)

New York Times Picks Tim Wu For Lieutenant Governor Over Cuomo’s Running Mate

While declining to make an endorsement for New York state governor in the Democratic primary in The New York Times has endorsed Tim Wu for lieutenant governor over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s running mate Kathy Hochul.

08/28/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: CBS 2)

NY Teachers’ Union Staying Out Of Governor’s Race

The union says Thursday it won’t endorse Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, his liberal primary challenger Zephyr Teachout, Green Party hopeful Howie Hawkins or Republican Rob Astorino.

08/14/2014

Sea Cliff Mayor Bruce Kennedy

CBS 2 Exclusive: L.I. Candidate Loses GOP Endorsement Over Same-Sex Marriage Ceremonies

A Republican candidate from Long Island said officiating at same-sex wedding ceremonies has cost him the endorsement of his party.

06/25/2014

Bill de Blasio, Letitia James

De Blasio, James Announce Endorsement Of Each Other

Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio and public advocate candidate Letitia James announced a mutual endorsement Saturday.

10/05/2013

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting on September 24, 2013. (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton To Host Fundraiser For Bill De Blasio

Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, endorsed the Democratic nominee last week.

09/26/2013

NYC mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

Bill, Hillary Clinton Endorse Bill de Blasio For Mayor

The Democratic candidate for mayor is being endorsed by Bill and Hillary Clinton.

09/18/2013

Joseph Lhota (file/credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Lhota On Possible Bloomberg Endorsement: ‘I’m Not Really Focused On It Right Now’

A published report this week said Mayor Michael Bloomberg might endorse Republican Joe Lhota if Bill de Blasio wins the Democratic nomination for mayor, but Lhota said his focus is elsewhere.

09/07/2013

Joseph Lhota (file/credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Republican Mayoral Hopeful Joe Lhota Picks Up Daily News Endorsement

The Daily News endorsed Lhota in an editorial published Sunday. The paper cited his high-level government service and praised his work getting transit moving again after Superstorm Sandy.

09/01/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)/President Barack Obama (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Cites Cory Booker’s ‘Passion’ In Endorsement For U.S. Senate

Booker, a Democrat, won last week’s primary and will face Republican Steve Lonegan in the special general election October.

08/21/2013

Harry Belafonte

Belafonte: De Blasio ‘Has Been There For Us, And Now We Are There For Him’

Musician and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte announced Tuesday that he is supporting Bill de Blasio for mayor.

07/30/2013

Bonnie Lautenberg endorses Rep. Frank Pallone for Senate, July 22, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Lautenberg’s Widow Endorses Rep. Frank Pallone For Senate Seat

Bonnie Lautenberg also took a few mild swipes at Pallone’s chief Democratic competitor in next month’s primary, Newark Mayor Cory Booker, as a candidate whose numerous TV appearances and celebrity connections won’t necessarily translate to effective governing.

07/22/2013

Scott Stringer, City Comptroller. (file/credit: Twitter/Scott Stringer)

Gillibrand, Women’s Groups Back Scott Stringer In NYC Comptroller’s Race

Gillibrand, who rarely endorses in a Democratic primary, said on Monday that Stringer is “clearly the best choice” for the financial watchdog position. She singled out Stringer’s “temperament and judgment,” praise that was likely a swipe at the former New York governor’s track record.

07/22/2013

UFT Endorses Thompson

United Federation Of Teachers Backs Bill Thompson For Mayor

The United Federation of Teachers has endorsed former City Comptroller Bill Thompson as its choice for the next New York City mayor.

06/19/2013

John Liu

John Liu Wins Endorsement From City Government Workers Union

District Council 37 announced the endorsement Wednesday on the City Hall steps. The union represents 121,000 workers in city government and some state agencies.

05/29/2013

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