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Governors Race

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Zephyr Teachout: Gov. Cuomo Is ‘Scared’ To Debate

Gov. Cuomo has a comfortable lead in the polls and in fundraising, but his Democratic opponent thinks he’s running scared.

09/02/2014

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

Gov. Dannel Malloy (D-Conn) (file/credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Malloy Could Face Tough Re-Election Battle In Conn. Gubernatorial Race

Four years ago, Dannel Malloy defeated Republican candidate Tom Foley by less than a percentage point. The first Quinnipiac University poll of the 2014 race shows the numbers between the two have not budged

03/04/2014

Tom Foley, former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland and businessman, has announced he'll run again as a Republican for governor of Connecticut. He's seen here debating eventual Gov. Dannel Malloy on Oct. 5, 2010 in Hartford. (redit: John Woike-Pool/Getty Images)

Republican Tom Foley Announces Another Bid For Conn. Governor

The Republican from Greenwich who narrowly lost to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in 2010 announced his decision Wednesday at a VFW post in Waterbury.

01/29/2014

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

Westchester County Exec Slams Cuomo’s Tax Plan As He Mulls Gubernatorial Bid

Rob Astorino says he expects to make a decision on whether to run in the next 60 days. He’s considered by Republicans to be one of their best candidates to take on the popular Democratic governor this year.

01/07/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Poll: NJ Voters Continue To Give Christie High Marks, Re-Election Support

The governor has earned his fourth straight month of 70-plus percent approval in the poll released on Tuesday.

03/26/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Latino Group Endorses Gov. Christie For Re-Election

The Latino Leadership Alliance backed Democratic incumbent Gov. Jon Corzine in the last New Jersey gubernatorial race.

02/28/2013

Cory Booker (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images Entertainment) Sen. Frank Lautenberg (credit:Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Politicians Stay Mum On Booker’s Senate Ambitions As Democrats Scramble To Find Gov. Candidate

The state’s junior senator, Robert Menendez, said “I’ll have nothing to say about the U.S. Senate race,” until Lautenberg makes a decision one way or the other.

01/17/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

NJ Democrats Weigh Potential Challengers To Take On Christie

New Jersey Democratic state senate leaders gathered in Trenton ahead of Tuesday’s State of the State address from Gov. Chris Christie.

01/07/2013

Andrew Cuomo, Carl Paladino

Cuomo Heads To Paladino Turf In NY Campaign Swing

Cuomo said he’ll release job creation plans Tuesday during a stop at Synacor Inc., a web portal provider.

09/28/2010

Attorney General Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo Caught Lying About Voting For Bloomberg?

A new poll has Republican Carl Paladino within striking distance of Democrat Andrew Cuomo as voters say they want to elect someone who will stop the circus in Albany.

CBS New York–09/22/2010

(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

GOP To Lazio: You Lost, Now Step Aside

New York Republican leaders were calling on Rick Lazio to end his campaign for governor after losing his party’s primary to Tea Party favorite Carl Paladino.

09/22/2010

Carl Paladino (AP Photo/Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Paladino: Cuomo Ducking Debate Via Protests

A Buffalo union, Long Island Latinos, and an Albany minority coalition were the latest groups aligned with Democrats to rally against Republican candidate for governor Carl Paladino.

09/22/2010

Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo Responds To Paladino’s Debate Challenge

The mud is flying. Andrew Cuomo fired back Tuesday, responding to the political punches being thrown by opponent Carl Paladino.

09/21/2010

Rick Lazio (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Faso Endorses Lazio Over Paladino

An influential Republican-Conservative leader endorsed GOP designee Rick Lazio over tea party-aligned challenger Carl Paladino on Tuesday in the race for the Republican nomination for governor.

WCBS 880–08/10/2010