Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republican challenger Rob Astorino went mano a mano in what is likely the only debate of the 2014 race to rule New York state.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended his handling of the economy and government corruption under sharp criticism from Republican Rob Astorino Wednesday night during the only scheduled debate of the governor’s race.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo beat back challenge in his bid for a second term in the Democratic primary, dispatching liberal activist Zephyr Teachout.
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.
Cuomo hearkened to a time past when he said New York state government was considered a model for others. Paladino, meanwhile, said the government didn’t just need tweaking, but a major overhaul.
As all seven gubernatorial candidates prepare, a New York Times poll shows Democrat Andrew Cuomo is gathering strength among voters.