Zephyr Teachout

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo pose for a picture at the San Gennaro Parade on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Despite No Debate Against Teachout, Gov. Cuomo Says He Will Debate In General Election

Gov. Andrew Cuomo was eating cannolis and braciole while shaking hands with people standing in the rain watching the San Gennaro Parade Satruday.

09/13/2014

New York Democratic gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Teachout Says She Hasn’t Ruled Out Endorsing Cuomo In General Election

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.

09/12/2014

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

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

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

Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino, and Zephyr Teachout, Democratic primary challenger to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. (Credit: Westchester Taxpayer Watch; Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Cuomo Won’t Debate, So Opponent Teachout Debates GOP’s Astorino

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo has declined to debate Democratic primary opponent Zephyr Teachout, so Teachout decided to debate Republican Rob Astorino instead.

09/04/2014

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

Cuomo, Teachout Disagree On Whether Israel Is A New York Issue

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Democratic challenger differ on whether the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas is an issue that impacts New York.

09/03/2014

FILE - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Picks Up Key Endorsements As Primary Looms

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is picking up key endorsements from editorial boards and labor unions ahead of next week’s Democratic primary.

09/02/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Zephyr Teachout: Gov. Cuomo Is ‘Scared’ To Debate

Gov. Cuomo has a comfortable lead in the polls and in fundraising, but his Democratic opponent thinks he’s running scared.

09/02/2014

Zephyr Teachout (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Zephyr Teachout Calls For Probe Into Cuomo’s Long Island College Hospital Deal

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.

08/30/2014

Columbia Law School professor and New York state lieutenant governor candidate Tim Wu. (Credit: Tim Wu)

New York Times Picks Tim Wu For Lieutenant Governor Over Cuomo’s Running Mate

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.

08/28/2014

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

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Getty Images)

New York Times Refuses To Endorse Cuomo In Democratic Primary

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.

08/26/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Longshot Primary Foe Aims For Rebuke Of Gov. Cuomo

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.

08/23/2014

Gay Pride Flag (file / credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Cuomo Calls To Outlaw Transgender Discrimination

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.

08/21/2014

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