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

Cuomo, Astorino Spar Over Tax Returns, Assessments And Other Issues

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican opponent, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, traded barbs Monday over tax returns, tax assessments and family photos.

09/15/2014

Zephyr Teachout (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Zephyr Teachout Calls For Probe Into Cuomo’s Long Island College Hospital Deal

The New York gubernatorial hopeful wants to lead an investigation into the transaction made during Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s first term with a developer to turn Long Island College Hospital into condos.

08/30/2014

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)

Poll: Foley Leading Pack Among Conn. GOP Gubernatorial Hopefuls; Deadlocked With Malloy

The latest Quinnipiac University poll shows Foley in an excellent position as he and other GOP candidates head to the convention next week.

05/09/2014

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

Cuomo Must Pick New Running Mate After Duffy Decides Not To Run

Governor Andrew Cuomo will need to find a new running mate, since Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy has decided he will not be seeking another term.

05/08/2014

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

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Considering Run For NY Governor

The wealthy real-estate developer is being recruited by some in the GOP to challenge incumbent Democrat Andrew Cuomo. He’s said he would consider running if state Republicans join together behind him.

01/17/2014

Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton announced he will seek the Republican nomination for governor. (credit: Danbury Mayor's  Office)

Danbury Mayor Throws His Hat Into Ring For Gubernatorial Race

Mayor Mark Boughton announced in August he had formed a committee to explore a possible run for governor. He said he wanted to spend several months “testing the waters” before deciding.

01/08/2014

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) (credit: booker.senate.gov)

Sen. Cory Booker Maintains Optimism About Bringing Change To Washington

It’s Election Day across the region. But newly sworn in Sen. Cory Booker gets to sit this one out. He was elected to take over the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s seat last month in a special election.

11/05/2013

Barbara Buono, Chris Christie (credit: Buono For Governor/Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie, Buono Take Jabs At Each Other On Election Eve

On Election eve Monday, Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic rival Barbara Buono were each making a last-minute push for votes.

11/04/2013

Gov. Chris Christie

Christie Accuses Buono Of Running Angry Campaign

Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said this weekend that he feels sorry for supporters of his Democratic rival Barbara Buono because she is running a campaign based on anger.

11/03/2013

Gay Marriage (file / credit: DANIEL KFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Judge Blocks Governor’s Request To Delay Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

The ruling Thursday from Mercer County Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson moves the state a step closer to start recognizing same-sex nuptials on Oct. 21.

10/10/2013

St. Sen. Barbara Buono (credit: Barbara Buono for Governor)

Gubernatorial Candidate Barbara Buono: ‘New Jersey Can Do Better’

The state senator from Metuchen has already put more than 20,000 miles on her SUV reaching out to voters at places like a strip mall in Bordentown.

09/30/2013

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

Chris Christie (credit: Michael Loccisano
Getty Images/ Entertainment)

Christie To Launch Commercials For Reelection Campaign

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Campaign commercials for

09/10/2013

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Video: Barbara Buono Mocks Christie’s Weight In Speech

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie criticized his Democratic opponent Tuesday for what he said was a mocking reference to his weight.

09/03/2013

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