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Why Is Gov. Cuomo In Afghanistan?

Gov. Cuomo sent out a press release this morning announcing that he had arrived in Afghanistan for a surprise trip. According to the release, he was joined by a bipartisan delegation of governors and Department of Defense officials to visit troops and receive briefings on counterterrorism and security issues. Show More Summary

NY Gov. Cuomo Makes Surprise Afghanistan Visit

The New York governor will be meeting senior officials for counterterrorism briefings

Wasted Money: Delegation of Governors Make Surprise Trip to Afghanistan

Ways to waste money in Afghanistan are endless. Here's another case in point: Cuomo Makes Surprise Trip to Afghanistan. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York arrived in Afghanistan on Saturday as part of a delegation of governors and Defense...Show More Summary

Cuomo, After Court Victory, Extends Supermajority Concept

In another great victory, Governor Andrew Cuomo has defeated a challenge demanding that votes that say "yes" to supporting public schools be counted with equal weight to those who vote "no." The judge suggested the one-person, one vote...Show More Summary

New York State to Build Solar Cell Factory for Elon Musk-Owned Firm

Yesterday, New York Governor Cuomo’s (D) office announced that SolarCity, a major solar cell producer partially owned by Elon Musk, would make a $5 billion investment to operate a “gigafactory” in upstate New York. This comes on theShow More Summary

Andrew Cuomo's running mate endorses endorsing Republicans

Andrew Cuomo and Kathy Hochul, standing up for Republicans everywhere. Damn, I wish we could've taken out Working Families Party Lieuntant Governor nominee Kathy Hochul in the Democratic primary. .@KathyHochul also not ready to back Panepinto for #nysenate. Show More Summary

Cuomo to Astorino: Hello and goodbye

After unexpectedly appearing at the state Business Council's annual conference just as Cuomo was about to speak, Astorino got close enough to shake the governor's hand. But Cuomo patted Astorino on the back and walked away as GOP hopeful asked when the two would debate.

MTA To Get Over $1B In Federal Funding

Earlier today, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state will receive $1.915 billion in storm resiliency funding from the federal government. Approximately $1.6 billion of the funding will go to the MTA. Here are the details: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State expects to receive $1.915 billion in […]

Just how strange is Governor Andrew Cuomo?

2 weeks agoNews : The Great Debate

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's story involves not just classic political hypocrisy but downright weirdness and paranoia not seen among big-shot politicians since President Richard M. Nixon.

Governors Dayton And Cuomo Highlight Hypocrisy Of Political Football

2 weeks agoSports : SportsMoney

Current events in the National Football League highlight the hypocrisy of politicians who will do just about anything to help their standing in the polls. Last week Terry Pegula won the auction for the. He had the full backing in the media by New York governor Andrew Cuomo because the owner of the is [...]

Stories I'd like to see

1. What's the matter with Andrew Cuomo? By now I assume New Yorker editor David Remnick has assigned someone to do a profile of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who is fast becoming the Howard Hughes of big-time politicians. But just in case he hasn't, here's a reminder for him or any other smart editor why it's time to take...

On Astorino--Seeing the Forest for the Trees

There's not a whole lot of controversy over the fact that our esteemed Governor, Andrew Cuomo, is pretty much a loathsome reptile. After all, he's maintained a Gap Elimination Adjustment over public schools while concurrently imposing a tax cap that's made it almost impossible to compensate for lost funds. Show More Summary

Last time a Cuomo debated debating

Carroll: The last time a New York governor named Cuomo ran against a Republican Westchester County executive, there was a big debate about debates, with the challenger going so far as to carry around a life-sized cardboard cutout of the incumbent.

Sorry Liberals, Andrew Cuomo Is Doing Fine

Some liberal commentators claim that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s smaller than anticipated reelection margin is bad news for him. They are completely wrong. The post Sorry Liberals, Andrew Cuomo Is Doing Fine appeared first on The Good Men Project.

What Does Zephyr Teachout’s Challenge Mean?

In the aftermath of Zephyr Teachout’s surprisingly strong challenge to Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary for governor of New York, there are a number of articles proclaiming that it is really meaningful. Joan Walsh, writing just before the primary, talks about Teachout reminding Cuomo that there is a liberal base and that you have […]

Matt Stoller: 5 Reasons for the Zephyr Teachout Phenomenon, and 5 Reasons Andrew Cuomo Is Still Governor

“New York’s a small town run by 1,000 decision-makers.” So says Hank Sheinkopf, a consultant in New York politics for more than 40 years and bouncer for the billionaire-fueled New York Democratic establishment. So how did Zephyr, who...Show More Summary

Andrew Cuomo, Rob Astorino tear into each other day after primary

A day after the Democratic primary, Gov. Cuomo and Republican Rob Astorino tore into each other Wednesday, framing their duel for governor as a choice between two starkly different visions for the state.

Cuomo Win!/Loses! II

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo squeaked through against his unknown Democratic primary opponent Zephyr Teachout. He eked out a 60-40 victory. "Squeaked"? "Eked"? Well, I never said politics or columnists were fair. But perceptions and realities lie close together in this business. Show More Summary

Open Thread: “Such A Bargain!”

Ed Kilgore, at the Washington Monthly: … To put it another way, Cuomo spent $60.62 per vote, and Teachout $1.57. Now it’s hard to put a value on four years as governor of New York. But it’s probably safe to say that the hold on Cuomo’s presidential ambitions that many Teachout voters were probably hoping [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.

Andrew Cuomo Can’t Ignore It Now

3 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Zephyr Teachout clocked the governor Tuesday in big, progressive stretches of New York, taking 35 percent of the primary vote. Is this the wakeup call the Democratic Party needs?

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