Gov. Hochul gets the nod from Hazel Dukes, head of New York NAACP for next year’s gubernatorial election
ALBANY — Gov. Hochul is adding NAACP leader Hazel Dukes to her growing list of endorsements. Dukes, president of the civil rights group’s New York’s chapter, heaped praise on Hochul in an announcement Monday as the governor enjoys early frontrunner status for what could become a crowded Democratic primary next year.
NEW YORK (AP) - To Charlotte Bennett, the new book that arrived at her Manhattan apartment this week - Anita Hill´s "Believing" - was more than just a look at gender violence. It was a dispatch from a fellow member of a very specific sisterhood - women who have come forward to describe misconduct they suffered at the hands of powerful men.
NEW YORK (AP) — To Charlotte Bennett, the new book that arrived at her Manhattan apartment this week — Anita Hill’s “Believing” — was more than just a look at gender violence. It was a dispatch from a fellow member of a very specific sisterhood — women who have come forward to describe misconduct they suffered at the hands of powerful men.
I think it’s important to admit when my professional judgement was wrong. I did so freely at the start of this month, acknowledging that my skepticism for old-fashioned letter-writing campaigns was statistically off. (It turns out that it works, and they’re going gang-busters this week as Virginia’s races hit their final stretch.)
EMILY's List, the progressive organization that supports pro-abortion rights women running for office, announced an early endorsement for New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) on Thursday as the first female chief of the Empire State looks to secure a full term next year. Laphonza Butler, the president of EMILY's List, pointed to Hochul's leadership in the wake of former New York Gov.
College-aged Andrew Cuomo was once rebuked by his father for comparing women's 't**ies' with a friend, new book by accuser Karen Hinton claims
Karen Hinton worked for Cuomo when he was Housing Secretary in Clinton's Cabinet, from 1997-2000 She accused Cuomo in March of having hugged her inappropriately in a California hotel room at the time Hinton has now written a book about her time with Cuomo and as press secretary to Bill de Blasio, the mayor of New York
Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers argue for pretrial secrecy, comparing her to Gov. Cuomo, Harvey Weinstein and Anthony Weiner
NEW YORK — The recent downfalls of former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Harvey Weinstein and R. Kelly have only heightened the “interest and intrigue” surrounding Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite’s lawyers wrote Wednesday, arguing for an unusual amount of secrecy in the lead-up to her trial.
Strict COVID-19 policies in Democrat-led states worked, new research found. Republican-led states saw more illness.
Democrat-led states had stricter COVID-19 responses and better health outcomes, a new study found. States with stricter COVID-19 rules saw 8% fewer cases, on average, than models would have predicted. The results show that politics shouldn't influence public-health policy, researchers say. After nearly two years of politically charged battles over whether strict COVID-19 restrictions work - and whether they're worth the consequences - scientists awarded a point to Democratic governors this week.
NEW YORK — The controversial plan to build an AirTrain to LaGuardia Airport has been paused indefinitely, Port Authority officials announced Tuesday. Gov. Kathy Hochul last week requested the Port Authority seek “alternatives” to the project. Officials at the bistate agency said they’ll conduct the review Hochul wants, and put the existing AirTrain plan on hold.
Gov. Hochul enjoys big lead over likely Democratic opponents, 77% of N.Y. voters don’t want Cuomo to run: Marist poll
ALBANY — Gov. Hochul is the “early frontrunner” among Democrats likely seeking to unseat her next year, according to a new Marist poll released Tuesday. The survey found that Hochul, in office for less than two months after replacing disgraced former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, has broad support among most New Yorkers and would come out on top in a hypothetical Democratic primary in 2022 — even if her predecessor jumped in the race.
ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. Kathy Hochul is the “early frontrunner” among Democrats likely seeking to unseat her next year, according to a new Marist poll released Tuesday. The survey found that Hochul, in office for less than two months after replacing disgraced former Gov.
ALBANY — Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s lawyer is back on the attack, once again claiming the damning report that led to his downfall is biased and cryptically warning others they could face a similar fate. Attorney Rita Glavin sent a letter to lawmakers Friday, rehashing many of Cuomo’s arguments and claims of innocence despite resigning amid sexual harassment allegations in August.
Shawn Corey Carter, better known to the world under his professional moniker Jay-Z, is not only one of the most influential hip-hop artists of all time but a fledgling entrepreneur with tremendous business savvy. The CEO of Def Jam Recordings is proving this once again by attempting to break into the swelling sports wagering arena early, in his native New York City no less, the US' principal business and commerce hub.
ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s book about leadership in the pandemic continues to be the subject of investigation. On Tuesday, the New York State Ethics Panel voted to open an internal investigation into how the panel approved the $5.1 million book deal.
Moment Wild West gunfight plays out in the Bronx when two gangs open fire in insane street battle as NYC crimes soars
Footage released by the NYPD shows several camera angles of two gangs exchanging gunfire with one another from across the street Police are searching for two suspects in particular for questioning Miraculously no one was injured in the shooting according to the police The gunfight took place on September 16 on East 169th St. in the Bronx, NY
Disgraced ex-NY Gov Andrew Cuomo faces fresh humiliation as state ethics committee launches probe into how he scored $5.1m COVID memoir payout
The commission overseeing ethics and lobbying in New York announced they will be conducting an internal inquiry into Cuomo's 2020 book JCOPE voted to hire an outside law firm to 'conduct an inquiry into the facts, circumstances, policies and practices' related to the approval of memoir Cuomo's request to write the memoir was approved without having submitted the book contract to the panel, leading to several commissioners to complain
A New York ethics commission will investigate how former governor Andrew Cuomo's million-dollar book deal got approved. The Joint Commission on Public Ethics voted Tuesday to launch the internal inquiry. Chairman Jose Nieves announced the agency will retain outside counsel to conduct the probe. Cuomo's book deal application was approved in the summer of 2020 by the ethics staff, even though the matter didn't receive a full commission vote.