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Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Astorino Launches Statewide Campaign Tour For Governor

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino stood on the steps of the Bronx courthouse Thursday morning and criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s leadership.

03/06/2014

Eliot Spitzer Big DL

Sources: Eliot Spitzer Dating Bill de Blasio’s Spokeswoman

CBS 2 has learned Eliot Spitzer, the former governor known as the “love gov,” has a new girlfriend.

12/22/2013

Gov. Chris Christie Victory

Christie: ‘I Will Govern With The Spirit Of Sandy’

A lopsided race for governor in New Jersey will be decided Tuesday when voters choose between Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Democrat Barbara Buono.

11/05/2013

New Jersey St. Sen. Barbara Buono (credit: Buono For New Jersey)

Buono Misses Deadline For Bio Information On Sample Ballots

New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono said it was a mistake that her campaign missed a deadline to get a statement about her included in sample ballots now being mailed out.

09/17/2013

New Jersey St. Sen. Barbara Buono (credit: Buono For New Jersey)

N.J. Teachers’ Union Backs Buono For Governor

The largest teachers’ union in New Jersey has endorsed Democrat Barbara Buono in her campaign for governor.

03/16/2013

New Jersey St. Sen. Barbara Buono (credit: Buono For New Jersey)

Buono Works To Build Name Recognition In Campaign Against Christie

Now that New Jersey State Sen. Barbara Buono (D-Edison) has bagged the backing of the state’s largest public workers’ union in her bid for governor, she has focused her campaign on taking down wildly popular incumbent Chris Christie.

03/02/2013

New Jersey St. Sen. Barbara Buono (credit: Buono For New Jersey)

Buono: Christie’s Economic Policies Have ‘Failed’

In launching her bid for governor Saturday, New Jersey Democratic State Sen. Barbara Buono told constituents she would fix what she called the mistakes of Republican incumbent Gov. Chris Christie.

02/02/2013

New Jersey St. Sen. Barbara Buono (credit: Buono For New Jersey)

Buono Wins Key Endorsements For N.J. Gubernatorial Bid

New Jersey State Sen. Barbara Buono’s young gubernatorial candidacy gained strength Monday, following endorsements in key northern counties and a call by Democratic leaders for unity in the November governor’s race.

01/28/2013

Cory Booker (credit: Twitter)

Experts: Booker Expected To Run For U.S. Senate If Not Governor

Experts expect Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker will run for U.S. Senate if he decides not to run for governor against Republican Gov. Chris Christie.

12/18/2012

A man votes at a public school - New York, NY - Nov 2, 2010 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

2012 Tri-State Voting Guide

With voting registration deadlines upon us, here is all you need to know about performing your civic duty this election season. CBSNewYork has compiled what you need to know to get you to the polls and voting smart.

CBS New York–10/16/2012

Former Gov. George Pataki (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Former Governor George Pataki Won’t Enter 2012 Presidential Race

The former three-term governor has been considering a run for months and has been trying to build support in the important primary states of Iowa and New Hampshire.

08/26/2011

Former New York Governor Hugh Carey (credit: George De Sota/Newsmakers)

Former New York Governor Hugh Carey Dies At 92

Carey, a Democrat, served two terms as governor from 1975 to 1982 after seven terms as a congressman from Brooklyn. Hailed for his crisis management during the city’s brush with insolvency, Carey mustered the backing needed to reorganize its shaky finances and restore confidence in both the city and state.

08/07/2011

Former N.J. Gov. Richard J. Codey (credit: AP)

Ex-NJ Gov. Codey Takes On Political Bosses In Book

The longtime New Jersey lawmaker who spent over a year in the state’s executive office after Gov. Jim McGreevey resigned amid a sex scandal is blasting some political bosses in a forthcoming book.

03/14/2011

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Report: Cuomo Aims To Cap School Bosses’ Pay

Gov. Cuomo’s proposal, should it be passed by the Legislature, could force lower salaries for 319 superintendents, nearly half of the top district administrators in the state.

02/28/2011

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Gov. Cuomo Has Put Friends In High Places

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is finding the tightrope he walks between being a reforming outsider and the consummate insider is a little tighter these days.

02/27/2011

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