Andrew Cuomo

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Candidate for Governor of New York Cynthia Nixon delivered a blistering speech against Governor Andrew Cuomo, whom she hopes to challenge in a Democratic primary. She was immediately criticized by a Cuomo ally, who questioned Nixon’s qualifications in a controversial remark.  

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he supports a State Assembly proposal that would extend the waiting period to purchase guns for up to 10 days.

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Actor and public education advocate Cynthia Nixon announced her campaign for governor of New York in Monday. She wants to run in a Democratic primary against incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo.  

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In the days since actor and progressive activist Cynthia Nixon indicated she might want to run against Andrew Cuomo in a Democratic primary for Governor, Cuomo has made a number of public appearances and taken several steps to shore up his political base.

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Governor Cuomo spoke publicly for the first time since his former closest aide was convicted of running two bribery schemes while working for the governor and managing Cuomo’s re-election campaign.