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  • Walker headed to New York for Astorino fundraiser

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is headed to New York City next month to host a fundraiser for Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino.

  • Astorino wants term limits for New York government

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino says term limits for New York lawmakers and statewide elected officials would help clean up corruption in Albany.

  • Astorino: No 3rd parties at New York gov debates

    The Republican challenger taking on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he wants to keep third-party candidates out of any campaign debates.

  • Cuomo faces liberal test in re-election bid

    Liberal discontent with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo could erupt into insurgency this weekend as the left-leaning Working Families Party gathers to nominate its pick for governor.

  • Cuomo, Astorino offer different narratives of NY

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican challenger, Rob Astorino, have emerged from their parties' conventions with sharply different visions of the state they want to lead, with one celebrating liberal policies and a rebounding economy and the other warning of a state on the brink.

  • Cuomo starts re-election bid with de Blasio boost

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo launched his bid for a second term Thursday with sharp criticism of Republicans and a lift from liberal New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo appears via video with former Congresswoman Kathy Hochul of Buffalo, NY, as his choice to be New York's next lieutenant governor, during the opening session of the state's Democratic Convention, in Melville, N.Y., Wednesday, May 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Backed for 2nd term, Cuomo picks Hochul for Lt Gov

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo named former Congresswoman Kathy Hochul of Buffalo as his pick for lieutenant governor Wednesday as the state Democratic Party gathered on Long Island to endorse its candidates for the fall elections.

  • Poll shows big Cuomo lead heading into convention

    A poll released as New York state Democrats kick off their nominating convention shows Gov. Andrew Cuomo retaining a commanding lead over Republican candidate Rob Astorino.

  • Astorino wins GOP nomination for New York governor

    Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino has secured the Republican nomination for New York governor, promising a vigorous challenge to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

  • The Republican nominee for governor Rob Astorino, center, arrives on the stage with his wife, Sheila McCloskey, second from right, and their children Sean, left, Kiley, second from left, and Ashlin during the New York State Republican Convention in Rye Brook, N.Y., Thursday, May 15, 2014. Republicans wrapped up their state party convention Thursday in Westchester County after nominating Astorino and other candidates for statewide office.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Astorino, NY GOP look to repeat Pataki's 1994 win

    Freshly nominated by his party, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino on Thursday promised an aggressive campaign against Gov. Andrew Cuomo and said he's confident he can win over Democrats and independents frustrated with the slow pace of economic recovery.

  • Lawrence Kudlow speaks at the New York State Republican Convention in Rye Brook, N.Y., Wednesday, May 14, 2014.   (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    NY Republicans start convention in Obama's shadow

    New York Republicans accused President Barack Obama and Gov. Andrew Cuomo of crashing their party convention on Wednesday after the two Democrats held an event on the Tappan Zee Bridge a few miles from where the GOP gathered to nominate candidates for the fall election.

  • Astorino taps sheriff as running mate versus Cuomo

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino on Tuesday picked a western New York sheriff critical of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's stance on gun control to be his running mate.

  • The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a news conference in White Plains, N.Y., on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Sharpton says unless Republican candidate Rob Astorino, the Westchester county executive, quickly complies with federal demands, "We will accompany him all over the state ... to remind him that his commitment is to live up to what the agreement is." HUD and the Department of Justice say Westchester has not complied with the terms of a 2009 agreement that settled a housing desegregation lawsuit. (AP Photo/Jim Fitzgerald)

    Sharpton may protest Astorino's NY campaign

    Republican candidate Rob Astorino's campaign for governor may soon be dogged with protests about his housing desegregation dispute with the federal government.

  • Siena poll shows Cuomo holding lead over Astorino

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo is maintaining a double-digit lead over his Republican challenger, but he could be vulnerable to a challenge from the left, according to a poll of New York voters released Tuesday.

  • Paladino: Astorino must "cleanse" GOP

    Former Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino says Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino would make a "great governor" but says he will only win if he appeals to the party's conservative base.

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