With his cryptic tweeted reference to a corruption-fighting commission in New York, did the fired U.S. Attorney send a message that Trump had tried to cut off a threatening federal investigation?
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said that he would seek to ensure that women have access to late-term abortions in the state even if conservatives on the U.S. Supreme Court remove federal legal guarantees in place since the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling.
Under Cuomo’s plan, which he called the first of its kind in the nation, the state would cover tuition for any student from a family earning less than $125,000 a year by 2019, a means-tested benchmark that coincided with one proposed by Hillary Clinton during her presidential bid.
Will Andrew Cuomo listen to the criticism? Or will he stand by as a corporate behemoth refuses to remove all of its pollution from the Hudson?
“This is going to help hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers, but this is going to do something else,” Governor Andrew Cuomo told a jubilant rally audience. “Because when New York acts, the rest of the states follow.”
Larry Wilmore could only ask of Don Rumsfeld: You do realize that all your past comments ridiculing any doubts about the Iraq War are on tape, right?
Regulations governing the United States’ new commercial opening toward Cuba were announced in January, but so far there have been few takers.
When New York City elected as its new mayor, Bill de Blasio, a tectonic shift occurred in the political landscape of not merely the five boroughs, but the nation.
For those pining for a Democratic Party that tries to represent more than the whims of the rich and powerful, these are, to say the least, confusing times.
When I met Mario Cuomo in the summer of 1978, he was already a celebrated public figure, if not yet a political powerhouse. We were at the Democratic state convention in Albany, where I was reporting for the Village Voice, and he was pondering an offer from New York governor Hugh Carey, then seeking re-election, to […]
by Theodoric Meyer, ProPublica. This story was co-published with the Albany Times-Union and WNYC. New York governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s administration — which the governor pledged would be the most transparent in state history — has quietly adopted policies that allow it to purge the emails of tens of thousands of state employees, cutting off a key […]
By Melissa Hayes, The Record TRENTON, N.J. — A GOP candidate for governor in New York said New Jersey Governor Chris Christie should resign as chairman of the Republican Governors Association after Christie said he wouldn’t campaign across the Hudson River unless the race tightens. Christie was asked directly if he would campaign for Westchester […]