Andrew Cuomo

Hans Pennink / AP

Governor Cuomo says he’s unconcerned about the possibility of a primary from the left by Cynthia Nixon, and even made a joking linking the actor to Russian interference in the U.S. elections.

                                         

It’s been reported that Sex and the City star and left-wing activist Cynthia Nixon has been talking to consultants linked to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio about a possible primary challenge to Cuomo in the governor’s race this year. The governor and New York City mayor, both Democrats, have had a long-running rivalry.

Mary Altaffer / AP

The jury is deadlocked in the federal corruption trial of former top aide to Governor Cuomo, Joe Percoco. The judge in the case is giving jurors Wednesday off for a snow day, but telling them they have to come back on Thursday and keep deliberating.

Mark Lennihan / AP

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s former closest aide, Joe Percoco, is waiting to find out whether he’ll be convicted of bribery and other charges as a jury continues to deliberate in federal court.

Northeast Governors Launch Gun Safety Coalition

Feb 22, 2018
Hans Pennink; Michael Dwyer; Julio Cortez / AP

The governors of Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Rhode Island have announced plans to create a regional task force, called “States for Gun Safety,” in order to combat gun violence.

Alexander F. Yuan / AP

Governor Cuomo is putting $7 million into his 30-day budget amendments to fund poll sites for early voting in New York by the 2020 presidential race.

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