The Democratic congressional candidate for New York’s 19th District, Antonio Delgado, shared a picture on social media of dozens of volunteers fired up to canvass for his campaign, but he didn’t mention several were bused in from New York City.
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.”
Democratic socialist Julia Salazar won the Democratic primary for a state senate seat in Brooklyn on Thursday. She is almost guaranteed to win the general election as no Republican is running in the district.
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.
Julia Salazar, a Democratic candidate for New York state Senate, was arrested in 2011 on suspicion she tried to fraudulently access the bank account of Kai Hernandez, who was then married to Major League Baseball star Keith Hernandez. Salazar was not charged.
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.
The brother and mother of a New York City democratic socialist candidate went on the record to dispute many of the biographical claims she has made throughout the campaign.