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Cuomo, in speech to honor MLK, announces executive order to allow people on parole to vote

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave a speech at the annual meeting of the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., where he offered remedies to fix the nation’s Democratic Party.

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Cuomo chooses unions over grassroots progressives

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The progressive political party the Working Families Party split up over the weekend, with some of the last remaining major unions leaving the group.

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In poll, Nixon gains on Cuomo, though incumbent governor is still far ahead

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A new Siena College poll finds Governor Cuomo well ahead of his Democratic and Republican challengers for Governor, but at his lowest rate of favorability among voters.

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Democrats in the State Senate are now officially reunited

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Monday marked the first day that the former breakaway Democrats in the New York State Senate will be working with the mainstream Democrats after they agreed to reunify earlier this month.

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Cynthia Nixon wins Working Families Party endorsement

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TV’s Sex and the City star and education advocate Cynthia Nixon won the endorsement of the minor party Working Families Party at a meeting in Albany Saturday.

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Cuomo drops pursuit of Working Families Party nomination

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A key progressive third party in New York splintered Friday, as two major unions withdrew from the Working Families Party.

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Tensions over unity in State Senate continue

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Tensions between Democratic Governor Cuomo and the left wing of his party heightened after the governor attended a fundraiser to raise campaign money for a now disbanded group of breakaway Senate Democrats.

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Feels like campaign season

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Molinaro, Nixon, Stefanik in the news.

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Rep. Stefanik faces angry constituents

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Republican looking for 3rd term in 2018

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Nixon visits Hoosick Falls

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Upstate town rocked by PFOA.

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Senate Democratic feuding factions unite, and candidate Nixon takes credit

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Two warring factions of Democrats in the State Senate are rejoining forces, as pressure has mounted from the party’s left-leaning base for a reunification. But, as Karen DeWitt reports, the Democrats are still one vote short of the 32 seats they need to regain the majority the Senate.

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Cuomo's political opponents say they are nicer than he is

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Governor Andrew Cuomo, seeking a third term in office, is facing challenges both from the left of his party and from a new Republican candidate. But the two candidates, Cynthia Nixon and Marc Molinaro share a common theme- they say they are nicer than Cuomo.

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Molinaro Announces for Governor

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Dutchess County Exec. Early GOP Favorite.

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Budget Deal done before deadline

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Lawmakers finish in dark of night

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"Fixes" to federal tax overhaul part of new state budget

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The newly approved New York State budget includes a workaround for the partial loss of state and local tax deductions in the federal tax overhaul.

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