March 16th, 2014
08:30 AM ET
1 month ago

CNN Poll: Rand Paul goes where his father never went

Washington (CNN) - Rand Paul has done something his father never did - top the list of potential Republican presidential candidates in a national poll.

According to a new CNN/ORC International survey, 16% of Republicans and independents who lean toward the GOP say they would be likely to support the senator from Kentucky for the 2016 nomination.

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Filed under: 2016 • Andrew Cuomo • CNN/ORC poll • Hillary Clinton • Joe Biden • Marco Rubio • Martin O'Malley • Mike Huckabee • Paul Ryan • Rand Paul • Rick Perry • Rick Santorum • Ted Cruz
Cuomo: Future of Port Authority board chair up to Christie
March 10th, 2014
02:39 PM ET
1 month ago

Cuomo: Future of Port Authority board chair up to Christie

(CNN) – New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo kept his distance on Monday from controversy surrounding Port Authority Chairman David Samson, who is under pressure over agency business dealings and whose name has surfaced in a separate political scandal roiling the administration of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

"The chairman of the Port Authority is an appointee of the governor of New Jersey and I will leave it to the governor of New Jersey to make that decision," Cuomo told WNYC radio host Brian Lehrer when asked whether Samson should resign.
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Filed under: Andrew Cuomo • Chris Christie • New Jersey
N.Y. poll: Cuomo trumps Trump in possible showdown
February 13th, 2014
09:24 AM ET
2 months ago

N.Y. poll: Cuomo trumps Trump in possible showdown

(CNN) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo tops Donald Trump and another potential GOP challenger this year by 2-1 margins in possible November showdowns, according to a new poll.

And a Quinnipiac University survey of New York voters released Thursday also indicates that more than six in 10 approve of the job the job their Democratic governor is doing in office, with 59% saying Cuomo deserves to be re-elected this year to a second term in Albany.

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Filed under: 2014 • Andrew Cuomo • Donald Trump • New York
NYC mayor argues for an equal financial playing field
February 10th, 2014
03:06 PM ET
2 months ago

NYC mayor argues for an equal financial playing field

New York (CNN) – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio – in his first "State of the City" address – vowed Monday to ask New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo for the authority to raise the minimum wage in all five boroughs and raise taxes on the wealthy.

New York City's 109th mayor also said he would expand affordable housing to thousands of lower income families, expand school programs and make municipal ID cards available to thousands of undocumented immigrants.

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Filed under: Andrew Cuomo • Bill de Blasio • New York
Poll: Christie's numbers down, Cuomo's numbers up
January 20th, 2014
10:02 AM ET
3 months ago

Poll: Christie's numbers down, Cuomo's numbers up

(CNN) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's poll numbers are dropping in neighboring New York State, according to a new poll.

And a Siena College survey released Monday also indicates that New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo's numbers are on the rise.
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Filed under: Andrew Cuomo • Chris Christie • Polls
Biden, Cuomo team up to promote New York's Sandy recovery
January 7th, 2014
02:06 PM ET
3 months ago

Biden, Cuomo team up to promote New York's Sandy recovery

(CNN) – Sitting side by side, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Vice President Joe Biden sought to highlight the Empire State's continued recovery efforts Tuesday, roughly a year after Congress approved billions in aid for the state left badly bruised by Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

At the event in Albany the governor gave a 25 minute presentation on the state's plans to redesign key infrastructure along the coastline, as well as create backup energy grids and new weather detection systems–all with the help of funds from the federal government.
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Filed under: Andrew Cuomo • Joe Biden • New York
NY Polls: Cuomo in strong 2014 position but trails Clinton in 2016 race
November 26th, 2013
09:55 AM ET
5 months ago

NY Polls: Cuomo in strong 2014 position but trails Clinton in 2016 race

(CNN) - New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo's in a strong position to win re-election next year, two new polls suggest.

But one of the surveys also indicates that among New York state Democrats, Cuomo's a distant second to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who represented the Empire State for eight years in the U.S. Senate, when it comes to their pick for their party's presidential nominee in 2016.

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Filed under: 2014 • 2016 • Andrew Cuomo • Chris Christie • Hillary Clinton • New York
Seven states reject Obama insurance proposal
November 20th, 2013
04:45 PM ET
5 months ago

Seven states reject Obama insurance proposal

(CNN) - If you like your health insurance plan, you might still be out of luck.

At least if you live in one of the seven states that have rejected the President Barack Obama's proposal to allow health insurance companies to renew plans not in compliance with the Affordable Care Act.
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Filed under: Andrew Cuomo • Healthcare • Indiana • Massachusetts • Minnesota • Obamacare • President Obama • Rhode Island • Vermont • Washington State
New York Poll: Christie beats Cuomo but trails Clinton
November 18th, 2013
08:28 AM ET
5 months ago

New York Poll: Christie beats Cuomo but trails Clinton

(CNN) – Chris Christie would top Andrew Cuomo but lose to Hillary Clinton in hypothetical 2016 presidential matchups for New York State's 29 electoral votes, according to a new survey of Empire State voters.

And the Siena College Poll, released Monday, also indicates a drop in the approval rating for Cuomo as New York governor, but more than half of the state's registered voters say they would re-elect him next year.
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Filed under: 2016 • Andrew Cuomo • Chris Christie • Hillary Clinton • Polls
Cuomo, Bloomberg challenge each other to boost tourism
July 22nd, 2013
06:00 PM ET
9 months ago

Cuomo, Bloomberg challenge each other to boost tourism

(CNN) – They may not always agree politically, but New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg competed in whitewater in the Adirondack Mountains on Monday to boost tourism for the Empire State.

"There was a serious purpose to it, obviously, and that was about getting the word out about the Adirondacks and increasing tourism," Cuomo said, according to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise.
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Filed under: Andrew Cuomo • Michael Bloomberg
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