Cynthia Nixon

UTICA, N.Y. | Trump warns Cuomo: Anybody who runs against me ‘suffers’

UTICA, N.Y. — President Donald Trump on Monday dared New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to challenge him in 2020 — and warned the Democrat, “Anybody that runs against Trump suffers.” Trump also said that Cuomo once called him and promised that he wouldn’t run against him — a claim that Cuomo’s office did not immediately … Continue reading UTICA, N.Y. | Trump warns Cuomo: Anybody who runs against me ‘suffers’

NEW YORK | Jury convicts key players in Buffalo Billion corruption case

NEW YORK — A federal jury in New York convicted key players Thursday on charges related to Gov. Andrew Cuomo‘s “Buffalo Billion” economic redevelopment program, leaving some lawyers grumbling that it’s a bad time to face corruption charges. The Manhattan jury returned its verdict after a monthlong trial put a spotlight on how lucrative contracts … Continue reading NEW YORK | Jury convicts key players in Buffalo Billion corruption case

ALBANY, N.Y. | Facing Cuomo, Nixon looks to Ocasio-Cortez win

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Up against an entrenched incumbent with a $30 million war chest, Cynthia Nixon is taking inspiration from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s long-shot victory in Tuesday’s Democratic congressional primary. Nixon, the liberal activist and former “Sex and the City” star, faces two-term Gov. Andrew Cuomo in New York’s September Democratic primary. The candidate said … Continue reading ALBANY, N.Y. | Facing Cuomo, Nixon looks to Ocasio-Cortez win

ALBANY, N.Y | Cynthia Nixon joins climate change march, rally

ALBANY, N.Y. | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) “Sex and the City” star and Democratic candidate for New York governor Cynthia Nixon has joined hundreds of environmentalists in a march and rally protesting incumbent Andrew Cuomo’s climate change policies. Nixon joined demonstrators outside a state-owned power facility in downtown Albany on Monday before walking a few … Continue reading ALBANY, N.Y | Cynthia Nixon joins climate change march, rally

NEW YORK | Activist party backs Cynthia Nixon in NY governor’s race

NEW YORK | April 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The progressive Working Families Party has endorsed “Sex and the City” actress Cynthia Nixon against incumbent Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Nixon says she was honored to receive the endorsement Saturday and “inspired by the enthusiasm of progressive working-class members of the party.” Nixon is challenging Cuomo … Continue reading NEW YORK | Activist party backs Cynthia Nixon in NY governor’s race

ALBANY, N.Y | Poll: Cuomo holds big lead over Nixon among NY Dem voters

ALBANY, N.Y. | April 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  — A new poll finds two-time incumbent New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holding a commanding lead over “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon among registered Democratic voters in the state’s upcoming primary. The NBC 4 New York/Marist College poll released Thursday shows Cuomo favored by 68 percent … Continue reading ALBANY, N.Y | Poll: Cuomo holds big lead over Nixon among NY Dem voters

Cynthia Nixon takes aim at Cuomo in 1st campaign event

NEW YORK/March 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Newly announced New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon on Tuesday criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo, her Democratic primary opponent, for favoring corporations and the rich over average New Yorkers. The liberal activist and “Sex and the City” actress took aim at Cuomo in her first official campaign appearance, telling the … Continue reading Cynthia Nixon takes aim at Cuomo in 1st campaign event