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By Tom Precious » Tuesday, September 16, 2014

ALBANY – Gov. Andrew Cuomo has alienated some environmentalists, gun owners, public employee unions, teachers and many liberals. Now, he’s ticked off an 11-year-old kid from Westchester. Sean Astorino happens to be the son of Rob Astorino, the Westchester County executive who is running against Cuomo in the November election…. Read more »

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Zephyr Teachout, who is challenging Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in Tuesday’s Democratic Primary, tried to greet her opponent Monday at a Labor Day parade in New York City, but was apparently ignored. In the video, provided by, Cuomo appears to ignore his opponent, as does his running mate, Kathy… Read more »

Friday, September 5, 2014

The Democratic primary pitting Gov. Andrew Cuomo and running mate Kathy Hochul against challengers Zephyr Teachout and Tim Wu headlines Tuesday’s voting. Other Democratic races include incumbent Tim Kennedy facing a challenge from Betty Jean Grant in the 63rd State Senate District and incumbent Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes facing a challenge… Read more »

Monday, August 18, 2014

News Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Zremski continues his coverage of the Buffalo Bills ownership situation before taking vacation, then will return to cover the Washington beat when Congress returns from summer recess.

Monday, August 4, 2014

During the summer recess, Buffalo News Washington Bureau Chief becomes the lead reporter on the Bills’ ownership change. Read more

Friday, August 1, 2014

During a recent visit to Buffalo, Gov. Cuomo faced tough questions about claims that his administration meddled with a panel that was probing corruption in state government. The News’ Bob McCarthy talks with Brian Meyer about the controversy: Read more

Friday, July 25, 2014

Some parks-related issues are stirring debate in City Hall. The News’ Jill Terreri talks with Brian Meyer about a plan to display banners that recognize major parks donors. She also talks about possible increases in some parks fees. Read more

Friday, July 25, 2014

By Robert J. McCarthy Former Assemblyman Vincent J. Graber was remembered as a veteran, railroad man, assemblyman, lobbyist, husband and father Friday during a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Orchard Park…. Read more

Friday, July 25, 2014

By Robert J. McCarthy Among the more frequent topics of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s speeches about “cleaning up Albany” is that New York State government is no longer the butt of late night talk show skits. He may have to… Read more

Friday, July 25, 2014

Did the Cuomo administration meddle in the work of the Moreland Commission, a panel that was probing public corruption? The News’ Bob McCarthy talks with Brian Meyer about the controversy: Read more
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