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Gubernatorial Race

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Cuomo, Paladino Vow To Clean Up Albany

At a time when New York state government’s ethical lapses are ridiculed nationwide, the major candidates for governor have proposals to take on long-growing concerns.


Jimmy McMillan of the Rent is 2 Damn High Party, running for New York State Governor, speaks during the gubernatorial debate at Hofstra University October 18, 2010 in Hempstead, New York. (Photo by Audrey C. Tiernan-Pool/Getty Images)

Charismatic Gov. Candidate McMillan Has NY Buzzing

Jimmy McMillan pretty much stole the show during Monday night’s gubernatorial debate, repeatedly claiming that the “rent is too damn high,” but there are questions about the charismatic candidate’s past.


Democratic candidate for governor Dan Malloy, left, and Republican candidate Tom Foley debate in Hartford. (AP Photo/John Woike, Pool)

Conn. Governor Candidates To Meet In 3rd TV Debate

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — The two major party candidates for Connecticut governor will be debating on live TV for a third time as they hit the final two weeks of the campaign. Democrat Dan Malloy […]


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Paladino Ups Ante, Slams Cuomo Over Gay Pride Parade

A firestorm has engulfed New York’s race for governor. Republican candidate Carl Paladino is on the hot seat over comments he made about homosexuals.


GOP and tea party gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino

Paladino Greets Supporters At Howard Beach Parade

With Election Day just over five weeks away, the most closely watched local race remains the one for governor. On Sunday, Republican nominee Carl Paladino was in New York city, greeting supporters in Queens.


Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo Accepts Working Families Party Endorsement

Democrat Andrew Cuomo is accepting the endorsement of the left-leaning Working Families Party in his run to be New York’s next governor.


Businessman and gubernatorial hopeful Carl Paladino (credit: CBS 2)

Paladino: Convert Prisons To Welfare Dorms

Republican candidate for governor Carl Paladino has a plan for welfare reform: He wants to turn prisons into dormitories for welfare recipients so they can get state-sponsored jobs, employment training and lessons in “personal hygiene.”


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NY Primary Candidates Boost Campaign Funds

New campaign finance records show candidates in the Sept. 14 New York primary boosting their coffers with personal funds and transfers from other campaign accounts.