New York Gubernatorial Election

FILE -- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: Getty Images)

Astorino On Alleged Secret Deal Between Skelos, Cuomo: ‘I Guess That’s Politics’

The campaign manager for Rob Astorino, Andrew Cuomo’s Republican challenger in this month’s gubernatorial race, told the New York Post that the incumbent Democratic governor reached a political deal with Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos.

11/16/2014

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

Gov. Andrew Cuomo marches in the annual Columbus Day parade with his daughter, Michaela, on Oct. 13, 2014, in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Andrew Cuomo, Rob Astorino Campaign At NYC Columbus Day Parade

Gubernatorial candidates Andrew Cuomo and Rob Astorino campaigned Monday while celebrating their Italian heritage at the annual Columbus Day Parade in Manhattan.

10/13/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: CBS 2)

Rob Astorino’s Spoof Video: Cuomo Kills Unicorns

Of course, the online video is tongue-in-cheek. The ad, which also says Cuomo pushed Humpty Dumpty off the wall, accuses the incumbent of making up stories about Astorino.

09/17/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo votes in the Democratic primary at the Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco, N.Y., on Sept. 9, 2014. (credit: Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Office)

Experts: Despite Zephyr Teachout’s Primary Showing, Andrew Cuomo Shouldn’t Panic

With 98 percent of the precincts reporting Wednesday, Cuomo had 59.9 percent of the vote, while challenger Zephyr Teachout, a virtual unknown, picked up 33.1 percent.

09/10/2014

New York Democratic gubernatorial candidates Andrew Cuomo and Zephyr Teachout (credit: Getty Images and Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

As Democratic Primary Nears, Cuomo, Teachout Take Different Approaches

For his part, the governor is portraying himself as above the fray. He’s done little campaigning.

09/08/2014

Zephyr Teachout campaigns for governor in Manhattan on Aug. 27, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Zephyr Teachout Uses New York Times’ Nonendorsement To Attack Cuomo

Zephyr Teachout called The New York Times’ decision not to endorse a candidate in the Sept. 9 primary “a really powerful rebuke to Andrew Cuomo’s four years in office.”

08/27/2014

New York Democratic candidate for governor Zephyr Teachout is questioned in court on Aug. 7, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Zephyr Teachout, NY Gubernatorial Candidate, Survives Residency Challenge Appeal

Two Cuomo supporters had alleged that Teachout wasn’t a full-time resident.

08/20/2014

New York Democratic candidate for governor Zephyr Teachout is questioned in court on Aug. 7, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Court Hears Appeal As Cuomo Supporters Seek To Knock Democratic Challenger Zephyr Teachout Off Ballot

In court papers, they allege that Teachout is ineligible to run against Cuomo because she doesn’t meet a five-year residency requirement.

08/19/2014

Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino holds a news conference in White Plains, N.Y., on June 2, 2014. (Credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Rob Astorino To Cuomo: Reveal Agreement With Working Families Party

Gov. Andrew Cuomo should “reveal the deal” that secured him the support of the Working Families Party, Cuomo’s Republican challenger, Rob Astorino, said Monday.

06/02/2014