Howie Hawkins

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

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Challenger Rob Astorino Hurl Accusations During Debate

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.

10/23/2014

Gubernatorial candidates Rob Astorino, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Howie Hawkins and Michael McDermott debate in Buffalo on Wednesday, Oct. 22. (Credit: WNET-13)

Cuomo, Astorino Face Off In Buffalo Debate

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.

10/22/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo after voting in the 2014 Democratic primary. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo Defeats Teachout, Wins New York Democratic Primary

Gov. Andrew Cuomo beat back challenge in his bid for a second term in the Democratic primary, dispatching liberal activist Zephyr Teachout.

09/09/2014

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

HEMPSTEAD, NY - OCTOBER 18: (L-R) Republican gubernatorial nominee Carl Paladino, Jimmy McMillan of the Rent is 2 Damn High Party, Democratic candidate Andrew Cuomo,  Charles Barron of the Freedom Party,  Howie Hawkins of the Green Party, Kristen Davis of the Anti-Prohibition Party and Warren Redlich of the Libertarian Party, during the debate at Hofstra University October 18, 2010 in Hempstead, New York. (Photo by Howard Schnapp-Pool/Getty Images)

N.Y. Gov ‘Debate’ Turns Into Comedy Central

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.

10/18/2010

Andrew Cuomo, Carl Paladino

Pundits: First Governor’s Debate To Be ‘Free-For-All’

As all seven gubernatorial candidates prepare, a New York Times poll shows Democrat Andrew Cuomo is gathering strength among voters.

10/18/2010