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Teachout Says She Hasn't Ruled Out Endorsing Cuomo In General Election

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Law professor Zephyr Teachout said Friday that she is considering her next steps after a surprisingly strong primary challenge to New York Gov. 339 more words


Zephyr Teachout gets 34% of the Democratic vote

Zephyr Teachout and Tim Wu received slightly over 34 percent of the Democratic vote for governor and lieutenant governor in yesterday’s New York primary election.  Andrew Cuomo and Kathy Hochul got virtually all of the rest. 76 more words


Indicted Sen. Sampson fends off primary challenge

NEW YORK (AP) - Brooklyn Sen. John Sampson overcame a three-way challenge and an indictment to win a Democratic primary.

The 17-year incumbent won 55.6 percent of the vote Tuesday, with 61 percent of precincts counted in unofficial results. 117 more words


US Rep. Tierney Concedes Defeat In Democratic Primary

BOSTON (AP) — Nine-term incumbent U.S. Rep. John Tierney on Tuesday conceded defeat to political newcomer Seth Moulton in the Democratic primary in the state’s 6th Congressional District. 563 more words


As Democratic Primary Nears, Cuomo, Teachout Take Different Approaches

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — As Gov. Andrew Cuomo all but strolled through the final days of his campaign, his Democratic challenger, Zephyr Teachout, ran hard Monday as she tried to reach out to progressive voters. 838 more words


Cuomo’s the One

In his four years as governor, Andrew Cuomo has held the line on taxes and spending, heroically led the fight for marriage equality in New York, implemented pension and benefits reforms for state employees, and fought the good fight for greater accountability in the classroom. 623 more words

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New York Times Refuses To Endorse Cuomo In Democratic Primary

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Times on Tuesday declined to endorse Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic gubernatorial primary, claiming he “resisted and even shut down opportunities to fix” a state government controlled by big money. 478 more words