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Rick Lazio delivers his concession speech after losing the Republican nomination for Governor - New York, NY - Sep 14, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Rick Lazio Drops Out Of Race For Governor

This is a decision that helps the tea party Republican who beat Lazio in the GOP primary.


Andrew Cuomo, Carl Paladino

Poll: Cuomo Has 19-Point Lead In Gov. Race

The Marist College poll finds Andrew Cuomo has 52 percent of the support among those likely to vote in November, compared with 33 percent for tea party favorite Carl Paladino.


Carl Paladino (AP Photo/Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Latest Poll: Cuomo Has Wide Lead Over Paladino

A new poll of registered voters in New York shows Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Cuomo with a 2-to-1 lead over Republican Carl Paladino.


Attorney General Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo Caught Lying About Voting For Bloomberg?

A new poll has Republican Carl Paladino within striking distance of Democrat Andrew Cuomo as voters say they want to elect someone who will stop the circus in Albany.

CBS New York–09/22/2010

Mayor Bloomberg (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Endorses Cuomo For Governor

The mayor said he’s never met Republican challenger Carl Paladino, but back in July, he said the outspoken Buffalo real estate developer didn’t have a chance of winning.


Rick Lazio (credit: CBS 2)

Lazio Mulls GOP Leaders’ Pressure To Quit

State Conservative Party Chairman Michael Long said he didn’t know if Lazio was going to announce his decision Wednesday.


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GOP To Lazio: You Lost, Now Step Aside

New York Republican leaders were calling on Rick Lazio to end his campaign for governor after losing his party’s primary to Tea Party favorite Carl Paladino.


Carl Paladino (AP Photo/Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Paladino: Cuomo Ducking Debate Via Protests

A Buffalo union, Long Island Latinos, and an Albany minority coalition were the latest groups aligned with Democrats to rally against Republican candidate for governor Carl Paladino.


Andrew Cuomo

Cuomo Responds To Paladino’s Debate Challenge

The mud is flying. Andrew Cuomo fired back Tuesday, responding to the political punches being thrown by opponent Carl Paladino.


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.


Carl Paladino on stage after winning the Republican Gubernatorial primary (AP Photo/Don Heupel)

Paladino: NY’ers Are Fed Up With Government

Paladino spoke with 1010 WINS Wednesday and said his primary victory was a message from New Yorkers that they weren’t going to take politics as usual anymore.


A woman casts her vote at the 92nd Street Y/PHOTO CREDIT DNAinfo/Gabriela Resto-Montero

Primary Day 2010: Results

Primary Day in New York was full of surprises.

CBS 2–09/15/2010

Carl Paladino thanks the voters for putting him ahead of Rick Lazio. (credit: CBS 2)

Strong Brew: Tea Party Rocks GOP In NY

Early on, Carl Paladino wasn’t taken seriously, and until recently Rick Lazio refused to even utter his name, but as CBS 2’s Kathryn Brown reports, the Tea Party-backed candidate stunned the nation with an unlikely win.


Manhattan polling place

Bloomberg: Poll Problems ‘A Royal Screw-Up’

There were major problems at the polls on primary day in New York and it’s all connected to the debut of the state’s new electronic voting machines.

CBS 2–09/14/2010

(L-R) Rangel, Rice, Lazio (Photo/Getty, Associated Press)

New York Candidates Prepare For Primary Day

A number of high profile races — including the Republican primary for governor and Democratic nomination for attorney general will be decided Tuesday.