Joe Percoco, a former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D.), was sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday following a conviction on a six-figure bribery scheme.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D.) is dismissing the burgeoning contingent of self-described democratic socialists successfully running for office under the Democratic Party’s banner as a “fluke.”
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D.) on Sunday said he “didn’t know” about a New York Democratic Party mailer labeling his progressive opponent Cynthia Nixon as someone who condones anti-Semitism, but a day before the campaign mailers surfaced, one of his top campaign aides pitched a story to the New York Post about her opposition to Israeli settlements.
New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon (D.) said in a new interview that lawmakers should pass her plan for a state universal health care program before they figure out how to fund it, adding that she does not have a way to pay for it.
New York state comptroller Tom DiNapoli will not conduct an audit of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D.) office after it was discovered his former aide Joseph Percoco made calls from the governor’s Manhattan office while running his 2014 reelection campaign.