Cynthia Nixon

NEW YORK | Cynthia Nixon among readers at Ursula K. Le Guin tribute

NEW YORK— The latest speech by Cynthia Nixon was political and literary. And it was written by Ursula K. Le Guin, the science fiction-fantasy author who died in January at age 88. The “Sex and the City” actress and former gubernatorial candidate was among the guests Monday night at a tribute to Le Guin, held … Continue reading NEW YORK | Cynthia Nixon among readers at Ursula K. Le Guin tribute

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: James wins New York attorney general Dem primary

NEW YORK— The Latest on New York’s Democratic primary (all times local): 11 p.m. Incumbent Kathy Hochul (HOH’-kuhl) has defeated Jumaane (joo-MAH’-nee) Williams in the New York Democratic primary for lieutenant governor. Hochul, a former congresswoman from Buffalo, now moves on to the November general election as the running mate of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: James wins New York attorney general Dem primary

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

ALBANY, N.Y. | Nixon slams mailer questioning her support for Jewish people

ALBANY, N.Y.  — Cynthia Nixon‘s campaign cried foul on Monday over a pro-Andrew Cuomo mailer paid for by the Democratic Party that questions her support for Jewish people, with the candidate calling on the governor to apologize to New Yorkers. Nixon, who has two children being raised in the Jewish faith, called the mailer “dirty, … Continue reading ALBANY, N.Y. | Nixon slams mailer questioning her support for Jewish people

NEW YORK | Christian Siriano puts some politics on his Hawaii runway

NEW YORK— Politics, specifically Cynthia Nixon‘s Democratic challenge of the New York governor, took a trip to Hawaii on Christian Siriano’s frilly, festive runway Saturday at New York Fashion Week. As the designer’s husband, Brad Walsh, sat front row in a T-shirt that dropped an F-bomb in the direction of President Donald Trump, Siriano flashed … Continue reading NEW YORK | Christian Siriano puts some politics on his Hawaii runway

ALBANY, N.Y. | Nixon, Cuomo to face off in debate as NY primary draws near

ALBANY, N.Y. — For months they’ve circled each other, the liberal actress and activist looking to knock off the state’s consummate political insider, a two-term incumbent and possible presidential candidate. Now, Cynthia Nixon and Andrew Cuomo will square off Wednesday in their only scheduled debate before next months’ Democratic primary. The televised exchange at Hofstra … Continue reading ALBANY, N.Y. | Nixon, Cuomo to face off in debate as NY primary draws near

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