CARS HOMES JOBS
 
ALBANY

Stop Common Core ballot line petitions filed in NY

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
More than 62,000 New York residents have signed on to an effort to create a new "Stop Common Core" ballot line to allow voters to voice their concerns about the state's new education standards.
 
Primary foe gives liberal rebuke to NY governor
ALBANY

Primary foe gives liberal rebuke to NY governor

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014
If you didn't know better, you might think Gov. Andrew Cuomo is one of the many New Yorkers who doesn't know he faces an opponent named Zephyr Teachout in next month's Democratic primary.
 
SCHENECTADY

Cuomo’s running mate pays visit to Schenectady bakery

Friday, Aug. 8, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s running mate, Kathy Hochul, stopped by Villa Italia Bakery in Schenectady on Friday, praising the city’s small businesses and the Galesi Group's plans for development along the Mohawk River.
 
Cuomo challenger fights to stay on NY ballot
NEW YORK

Cuomo challenger fights to stay on NY ballot

Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014
Law professor Zephyr Teachout on Thursday defended her campaign to unseat Gov. Andrew Cuomo against claims that she hasn't lived in New York long enough to be on next month's Democratic Primary ballot.
 
Barnes to run for Schenectady council seat
SCHENECTADY

Barnes to run for Schenectady council seat

Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014
A disaffected Democrat quit his committee seat Monday night to join the loyal opposition in Schenectady.
 
SCHENECTADY

Democrats seek candidate for Schenectady council seat

Monday, Aug. 4, 2014
The Democrats’ leader is back from the Adirondacks and already burning up the phone lines to find a replacement for former City Councilman Carl Erikson.
 
Parties weigh options on Schenectady council vacancy
SCHENECTADY

Parties weigh options on Schenectady council vacancy

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Councilman Carl Erikson surprised the Democrats Monday by suddenly announcing his resignation, leaving the council to yet again find an appointee for a vacant seat.
 
ALBANY

Cuomo backs breakaway Democratic Senate leader

Monday, July 28, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is backing the leader of a breakaway faction of Democrats in the New York state Senate following his vow to return to the party fold.
 
In NY race, niche issues become political parties
ALBANY

In NY race, niche issues become political parties

Sunday, July 27, 2014
This year, Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino petitioned for a "Stop Common Core" line on the November ballot, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo launched a "Women's Equality Party" line.
 
21ST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Doheny drops out of race for 21st District House seat

Friday, July 25, 2014
Businessman Matt Doheny of Watertown dropped out of the 21st Congressional District race Friday and endorsed his former Republican opponent, Elise Stefanik.
 
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Five seek seat on Schenectady County Family Court bench

Friday, July 25, 2014
The race for Schenectady County’s newest Family Court judgeship has grown crowded, as a total of five candidates filed paperwork by Thursday’s deadline to get their spot on the September primary ballot.
 
ALBANY

NY panel: Blackout on officials' pre-election PSAs

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
New York's ethics board has approved a 90-day pre-election blackout on appearances in public service announcements by statewide officials and legislators who are also candidates.
 
NEW YORK

Astorino: Christie won't back me due to Bridgegate

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino said Tuesday that he believes New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie won't support him because of the ongoing traffic jams scandal in New Jersey.
 

Siena poll: Cuomo keeps big lead over Astorino

Monday, July 21, 2014
A new poll of likely New York voters shows Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo continuing his lead over Republican challenger Rob Astorino, still largely unknown statewide.
 

Cuomo campaign creates Women's Equality Party

Thursday, July 17, 2014
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's re-election campaign and prominent Democrats have created a new Women's Equality ballot line for the fall election.
 
 

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