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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

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

ALBANY, N.Y. | New York state subpoenas Cohen in Trump Foundation probe

ALBANY, N.Y. — Investigators in New York state have issued a subpoena to Michael Cohen as part of their criminal probe into the Trump Foundation. A spokesman for Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s tax department confirmed the subpoena to The Associated Press on Wednesday. The subpoena was issued after Cohen’s attorney said the longtime lawyer for … Continue reading ALBANY, N.Y. | New York state subpoenas Cohen in Trump Foundation probe