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NEW YORK | Amazon considers New York, Virginia amid reports of HQ split

NEW YORK — After a yearlong search for a second home, Amazon is now reportedly looking to build offices in two cities instead of one, a surprise move that could still have a major impact on the communities it ultimately selects. Virginia officials and some state lawmakers were recently briefed by the head of the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Amazon considers New York, Virginia amid reports of HQ split

ALBANY, N.Y. | Molinaro looks to buck blue wave, topple Cuomo in NY

ALBANY, N.Y.— Marc Molinaro did not want to run for governor. At least not at first. “It’s just not the right time,” he wrote in an email to supporters in January announcing he would stay out of the race. The 42-year-old moderate Republican cited his family and his current position as county executive in Dutchess … Continue reading ALBANY, N.Y. | Molinaro looks to buck blue wave, topple Cuomo in NY

NEW YORK | Cuomo cruises past Nixon in NY gubernatorial primary

NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo easily beat back a primary challenge from activist and actress Cynthia Nixon on Thursday, thwarting her attempt to become the latest insurgent liberal to knock off an establishment Democrat. Cuomo, who always led in the polls and outspent his rival more than 8 to 1, seldom mentioned … Continue reading NEW YORK | Cuomo cruises past Nixon in NY gubernatorial primary

ALBANY, N.Y. | Cuomo defeats Nixon in NY gubernatorial primary

ALBANY, N.Y.— Gov. Andrew Cuomo overcame a primary challenge from activist and actress Cynthia Nixon on Thursday, thwarting her attempt to become the latest insurgent liberal to knock off an establishment Democrat. Cuomo, who always led in the polls and outspent his rival more than 8 to 1, seldom mentioned Nixon by name during an … Continue reading ALBANY, N.Y. | Cuomo defeats Nixon in NY gubernatorial primary

ALBANY, N.Y. | Nixon hopes for big upset as primary battle with Cuomo ends

ALBANY, N.Y.  — Democrats across New York state will soon decide the winner of the long and sometimes nasty primary contest between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and activist and former “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon. The outcome of Thursday’s Democratic primary will likely resonate around the nation, as it is a particularly high-profile example … Continue reading ALBANY, N.Y. | Nixon hopes for big upset as primary battle with Cuomo ends

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 | NY clergy sex abuse may be sweeping but legal cases few

NEW YORK  — The New York attorney general’s new investigation into clergy sex abuse allegations in the Roman Catholic Church could be sweeping, delving into confidential church files in a state where hundreds of people have already made claims through programs run by the church itself. But few criminal cases or lawsuits may come out … Continue reading NEW YORK | NY clergy sex abuse may be sweeping but legal cases few

NEW YORK | Socialist in New York state Senate race remakes herself

NEW YORK — In a year in which establishment Democrats have found themselves stalked, and sometimes beaten, by more liberal challengers, New York’s Julia Salazar seems well-positioned to become the next insurgent to knock off an incumbent. She’s a 27-year-old, tattoo-wearing socialist, running for state Senate against a 67-year-old, male Democrat in a district that … Continue reading NEW YORK | Socialist in New York state Senate race remakes herself