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New York governor’s race

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: westchestergov.com)

Astorino Admits To Past Pot Use: ‘It’s Not Like I Was Cheech & Chong’

Astorino, 46, said he smoked pot when he was a college student, but noted he graduated nearly 25 years ago. He added he is against legalizing pot for recreational use.

03/07/2014

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.

10/20/2010

Andrew Cuomo, Carl Paladino

Candidates Prepare For First NY Governor’s Debate

Democrat Andrew Cuomo and Republican Carl Paladino continued sniping through at one another through surrogates as each privately rehearsed for Monday’s seven-way debate.

10/17/2010

(AP Photo/Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

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.

10/11/2010

Carl Paladino talks to reporters - New York, NY - Oct 5, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Paladino Hints Media Treats Cuomo Differently

Republican Carl Paladino is trying to get his campaign back on track by painting himself as just a dad trying to protect his daughter.

10/07/2010

GOP and tea party gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino

Paladino Rips Democratic Rival Cuomo

Carl Paladino, the Republican and tea party candidate for governor, sat down with the editorial board of CBS 2 on Monday for a no-holds barred, on-the-record interview to talk about his campaign.

09/20/2010