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  • NEW YORK— CNN's Chris Cuomo is adding a radio show to his television work. Cuomo is the brother of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and son of the late New York Gov.

  • Sept 14- Andrew Cuomo heads into November the heavy favorite to win a third term as New York's governor, en route to what some believe are presidential aspirations come 2020. The incumbent Democrat spent $18 million to hold off an aggressive challenge from actress and political novice Cynthia Nixon in a bitter nominating contest. "If he wants to have a chance in a...

  • Sept 14- Andrew Cuomo heads into November the heavy favorite to win a third term as New York's governor, en route to what some believe are presidential aspirations come 2020. The incumbent Democrat spent $18 million to hold off an aggressive challenge from actress and political novice Cynthia Nixon in a bitter nominating contest. "If he wants to have a chance in a...

  • New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

    Cuomo will face Republican Marc Molinaro and independent Stephanie Miner in November's general election.

  • President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen walks out of court in New York City, New York, August 21, 2018. 

    Michael Cohen pleaded guilty in August to federal tax crimes and to violating campaign finance law with a $130,000 hush-money payment he made to porn star Stormy Daniels at what he said was the direction of President Donald Trump.

  • New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo greets spectators during Dominican Day parade 2018 on 6th Avenue. 

    Whether or not the so-called "Cynthia Effect" is real, the actress has rallied the leftmost parts of the Democratic base, and it could have an impact on Cuomo's ambitions beyond this election cycle.

  • Sept 10- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday directed the state's Department of Environmental Conservation to promote regulations to phase out the use of climate change pollutants called hydrofluorocarbons. A group of U.S. states led by New York had, in June, sued the Environmental Protection Agency over a plan to roll back limits on the use of...

  • Sept 6- The potential for another takedown of a longtime Democratic incumbent by a progressive challenger looms in Delaware, where voters on Thursday were choosing between a three-term U.S. Carper has won a dozen statewide elections over his 40- year career and has faced only token opposition in Senate nominating contests in the past. The contest follows...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Aug 23- The U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service on Thursday moved to block high-tax states from helping taxpayers circumvent the new cap on federal deductions for state and local tax payments. The rule proposed by Treasury and the IRS on Thursday would apply existing tax law related to charitable donations, which allows...

  • American Electric Power's coal-fired John E. Amos Power Plant in Winfield, West Virginia.

    California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday lashed out at the Trump administration's plan to roll back the Obama-era Clean Power Plan and help coal-burning power plants.

  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 

    In an election year that has seen a record number of female candidates, alliances among them have increased in profile and extent.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 14- New York state on Tuesday sued Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the OxyContin maker of widespread fraud and deception in the marketing of opioids, and contributing to a nationwide epidemic that has killed thousands. This enabled privately held Purdue to boost prescriptions and profits, at the cost of lost lives and "devastation" in communities now "...

  • The school announced a return to full-tuition scholarships for all undergraduate students.

  • New York state governor Andrew M. Cuomo

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday opened the door to a possible criminal case against the Donald J. Trump Foundation.

  • *New York, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey sue. The lawsuit by New York, Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey came seven months after Trump signed the $1.5 trillion overhaul passed by the Republican-led Congress, which cut taxes for wealthy Americans and slashed the corporate tax rate. "The federal government is hell-bent on using New York as a piggy bank to pay...

  • *New York, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey sue. The lawsuit by New York, Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey came seven months after Trump signed the $1.5 trillion overhaul passed by the Republican-led Congress, which cut taxes for wealthy Americans and slashed the corporate tax rate. "The federal government is hell-bent on using New York as a piggy bank to pay...

  • *New York, Connecticut, Maryland, New Jersey sue. The lawsuit by New York, Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey came seven months after Trump signed into law the $1.5 trillion overhaul, which also lowered taxes for many wealthy Americans and slashed the corporate tax rate. Andrew Cuomo, New York's Democratic governor, said in a statement: "The federal government is...

  • NEW YORK, July 12- The former president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute was found guilty on Thursday of charges that he helped rig a 2013 bidding process for a billion-dollar development project intended to revitalize the Buffalo, New York region. Alain Kaloyeros was convicted of fraud and conspiracy following a three-week jury...

  • Soccer Fans Gather To Watch US Team's Knockout Stage Match Against Belgium

    New York and Idaho showed the most improvement in CNBC's 2018 America's Top States for Business study, while North Dakota suffered the biggest decline, due to rising oil prices that hurt its shale oil industry.

  • A bill to establish the framework for legalization and regulation of recreational marijuana was narrowly approved by the state legislature’s appropriations committee, 27 to 24, in April. It so far has not been voted on in either the House or Senate.

    Legalizing sports betting and recreational marijuana could potentially generate hundreds of millions in much needed revenue by creating thousands of jobs and promoting tourism. But some serious legislative hurdles must be vaulted first.