Gubernatorial Race

President Obama Attends Rally For The Re-Election Of Connecticut Gov. Malloy

President Obama Rallies For Gov. Malloy In Connecticut Ahead Of Election Day

Obama praised the governor for pushing for an increase in the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour and helping to create one of the most successful health insurance marketplaces in the country.

11/02/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Rob Astorino participate in a gubernatorial debate on Oct. 22, 2014, in Buffalo. (Credit: WNET-13)

Gov. Cuomo Maintains Cash Advantage Over Astorino As Election Nears

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is maintaining his significant cash advantage over Republican challenger Rob Astorino as the gubernatorial race enters its final weeks.

10/25/2014

Hillary Rodham Clinton  raises the hand of incumbent New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo  during a "Women for Cuomo" campaign event on Oct. 23, 2014, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Stumps For Gov. Cuomo In New York

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is backing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in his bid for a second term.

10/23/2014

Connecticut gubernatorial candidates Dannel Malloy, left, and Tom Foley (credit: Getty Images)

Foley Switches To Positive Ads In Home Stretch Of Connecticut Gubernatorial Race

Republican Connecticut gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley’s campaign has begun airing a string of positive television ads during the final two weeks of his virtually even rematch with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

10/22/2014

Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano talks with CBS 2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer about his choice to endorse Gov. Andrew Cuomo. (Credit: CBS 2)

GOP Nassau Executive Mangano Crosses Party Lines, Backs Gov. Cuomo

In a stunning development in the New York state gubernatorial race, Republican Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano has rejected his party’s own nominee to back Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

10/08/2014

Connecticut gubernatorial candidates Dannel Malloy, left, and Tom Foley (credit: Getty Images)

Malloy, Foley Agree In Debate That Connecticut Doesn’t Need Legalized Pot, Higher Taxes

Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley may disagree about the direction of Connecticut’s economy, but they showed some signs of similarity Tuesday.

09/30/2014

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  (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

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