Andrew Cuomo

WASHINGTON  | Half polls closed; voters pit Trump strength, Dem resistance

WASHINGTON  — Votes were being counted across half the country Tuesday night as an anxious nation watched whether President Donald Trump‘s GOP would be rewarded or rejected in the first nationwide election of his turbulent presidency. Fundraising, polls and history were not on the president’s side in a fight for control of Congress and statehouses … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Half polls closed; voters pit Trump strength, Dem resistance

NEW YORK | Thousands in Central Park panic after barrier collapse

NEW YORK — Fearing possible gunshots, it took only the collapse of a police barrier at a politically charged New York celebrity music show Saturday to send thousands of spectators fleeing in panic. About 60,000 people had filled the park’s Great Lawn for the eight-hour Global Citizen Festival. They listened to big-name personalities from Democratic … Continue reading NEW YORK | Thousands in Central Park panic after barrier collapse

The Trust for Public Land and Governor Cuomo Open First ‘Vital Brooklyn’ Student-Designed Playground as Part of $1.4B Investment to Improve Central Brooklyn

NEW YORK/ SEPTEMBER 17, 2018 (STL.News) Governor Andrew Cuomo, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, has announced the opening of a new student-designed community playground on the Winthrop School campus in Brooklyn. More than 30,000 East Flatbush residents live within a 10-minute walk of the new playground, which features new play equipment, a … Continue reading The Trust for Public Land and Governor Cuomo Open First ‘Vital Brooklyn’ Student-Designed Playground as Part of $1.4B Investment to Improve Central Brooklyn

NEW YORK | Cuomo lauds primary victory, says voters want results

NEW YORK— After a night of unusual silence, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo made his first public remarks following his victory in Thursday’s Democratic primary, appearing at his office in Manhattan to talk about hurricane readiness and President Donald Trump — and, after prodding by reporters, his big win over Cynthia Nixon. Cuomo, who did … Continue reading NEW YORK | Cuomo lauds primary victory, says voters want results

NEW YORK | The Latest: NY AG congratulates Dems running to replace her

NEW YORK — The Latest on New York’s Democratic primary (all times local): 9 p.m. The polls have closed in New York, where Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is trying to fend off a challenge from actress and activist Cynthia Nixon in the nation’s last primary before Election Day. Results coming in Thursday night will show … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: NY AG congratulates Dems running to replace her

ALBANY, N.Y | Defying polls, Nixon looks to upset Cuomo in NY gov primary

ALBANY, N.Y. — Polls may show her far behind New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in Thursday’s Democratic primary, but Cynthia Nixon says she knows something that Cuomo and the pollsters don’t. There’s a movement, she says, of left-leaning voters tired of piecemeal progress on crumbling subways, political corruption and income inequality. She points to recent … Continue reading ALBANY, N.Y | Defying polls, Nixon looks to upset Cuomo in NY gov primary

NEW YORK | Probe into Manhattan DA’s handling of Weinstein case on hold

NEW YORK— Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed the state attorney general’s office to suspend its investigation into whether the Manhattan district attorney mishandled 2015 allegations of sexual misconduct by Harvey Weinstein. A spokeswoman for Attorney General Barbara Underwood confirmed Wednesday that the investigation was put on temporary hold this summer on the orders of the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Probe into Manhattan DA’s handling of Weinstein case on hold