Gov. Andrew Cuomo was eating cannolis and braciole while shaking hands with people standing in the rain watching the San Gennaro Parade Satruday.
Law professor Zephyr Teachout said Friday that she is considering her next steps after a surprisingly strong primary challenge to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, but wouldn’t rule out endorsing him in the November election.
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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo beat back challenge in his bid for a second term in the Democratic primary, dispatching liberal activist Zephyr Teachout.
For his part, the governor is portraying himself as above the fray. He’s done little campaigning.
New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo has declined to debate Democratic primary opponent Zephyr Teachout, so Teachout decided to debate Republican Rob Astorino instead.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Democratic challenger differ on whether the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas is an issue that impacts New York.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is picking up key endorsements from editorial boards and labor unions ahead of next week’s Democratic primary.
Gov. Cuomo has a comfortable lead in the polls and in fundraising, but his Democratic opponent thinks he’s running scared.
The New York gubernatorial hopeful wants to lead an investigation into the transaction made during Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s first term with a developer to turn Long Island College Hospital into condos.
While declining to make an endorsement for New York state governor in the Democratic primary in The New York Times has endorsed Tim Wu for lieutenant governor over Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s running mate Kathy Hochul.
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.”
The New York Times on Tuesday declined to endorse Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic gubernatorial primary, claiming he “resisted and even shut down opportunities to fix” a state government controlled by big money.
As Zephyr Teachout says, there wasn’t supposed to be a Democratic primary in Andrew Cuomo’s New York, where the powerful governor with national ambitions was expected to sweep to a second term.
In a letter to the Empire State Pride Agenda dated Tuesday, Cuomo said transgender people face significant discrimination, citing surveys that show three-fourths of transgender New Yorkers experience workplace harassment or mistreatment.