“I saw you in the Daily News!” a construction worker told Carl Paladino on the sidewalk of West 47th Street on Monday morning.
“Yeah, ‘Crazy Carl,’” said Mr. Paladino in a soft voice, reciting the cover headline of Thursday’s tabloid, which fronted a full-page shot of him, pointing up from the newsstand, with his grinning Read More
There aren’t many unscripted moments in Andrew Cuomo’s campaign. But here’s one.
When Cuomo picked Bob Duffy to be the party’s lieutenant governor candidate on Wednesday, Duffy was transformed overnight from the mayor of Rochester to leading statewide politician.
So who is he?
We’re still trying to find out. Duffy wasn’t made available for Read More
Attorney general and now-candidate for governor Andrew Cuomo explained his surprising choice of Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy as his lieutenant governor candidate at a press conference in his Midtown office today.
“I had two basic points that I was looking to fulfill–someone who was ready to be governor of the State of New York if Read More
Now that Andrew Cuomo has selected Rochester Mayor Bob Duffy as his running mate, Democrats at the state convention are busy touting his credentials.
“When he was police chief of Rochester, I would go to him for solutions on crime, and how to bring the police together with the community,” said Senator Chuck Schumer, who Read More
Andrew Cuomo, a fixture in New York Democratic politics—due in part to his father, legendary former governor Mario Cuomo—is, now that he has officially (finally) announced his candidacy for governor, branding himself as a “new Democrat” and an “outsider.”
His choice of a lieutenant governor candidate, which he announced today, is intended to reinforce that Read More
As Barack Obama and Hilary Clinton did before him, Andrew Cuomo announced his candidacy for higher office Read More
One tricky thing about being in elected office while running for another office is that a good chunk of your professional life is subject to review by outsiders (reporters, the public, your opponents’ paid researchers).
So, when Steve Levy looked like he was entering the governor’s race, I sent off a Read More
Rick Lazio’s campaign message: Andrew Cuomo is part of Albany’s status quo, and voters “want somebody who’s got some guts.”
“If you like opening up your newspaper every week and finding scandal after scandal, investigation after investigation” and “stalemate and name-calling,” then vote Cuomo, Lazio said at his fund-raiser last night.
When Read More
Andrew Cuomo earned a reputation in Albany for having sharp elbows, a long memory, and treating enemies mercilessly.
But to hear Rudy Giuliani tell it, Cuomo is too timid and calculating to bring about “a complete change,” in Albany, which the former mayor said is needed in the state’s capitol.
Speaking at a Read More
Steve Levy was supposed to speak at a City Hall News-sponsored breakfast this morning, where protesters were also expected to show up.
The event was cancelled. Levy was sad.
“I was disappointed that they canceled it,” Levy said. “I’m in the middle of a Republican primary here. The best thing that could ever happen to Read More