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Democrats sweep statewide races

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Governor Andrew Cuomo was awarded a third term in office by voters, who chose him by a wide margin over his opponents.

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Poll shows Cuomo far ahead of challengers

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A new Siena College poll finds Governor Cuomo far ahead of his challengers in his quest for a third term in office. But the survey also shows that a failed primary challenger is still taking points away from the governor’s lead.

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Democrats poised to take over the State Senate

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Democrats are claiming control of the New York State Senate, with several seats now leaning toward the party's candidates.

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Cuomo ahead, as governor's race narrows

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Polls show the governor’s race in New York narrowing a bit as the candidates made their final pitch to voters.

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All candidates for governor but Cuomo attend debate

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During the only upstate debate of the 2018 New York governor’s race, the incumbent was criticized for both his record — and his absence.

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Molinaro calls for civility in the New York governor's race

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One of the major party candidates in the New York race for governor has issued a “civility challenge”, asking his opponents to refrain from all negative ads and attacks from now until Election Day.

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Report documents big money in New York races

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A group that opposes big money in politics has issued a report showing that a handful of wealthy billionaires are contributing heavily to Republican congressional campaigns in New York.

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James, Wofford Vie for Attorney General

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The next Attorney General of the state of New York is very likely to make history. Tish James, the Democratic candidate and current New York City Public Advocate, and the Republican- bankruptcy lawyer Keith Wofford -are African American. But the two hold different views on many topics.

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Cuomo: judge me on what I've done, not what I'll do

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Governor Cuomo does not talk a lot about what his agenda would be if voters give him a third term. Cuomo says his record of what he’s done in the past is more important than what he’d do in the future.

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Miner doubts Democrats' stories about mailer

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Independent candidate for governor Stephanie Miner is keeping the heat on Governor Cuomo and the state Democratic party for a mailer sent out during the party primary that accused the governor’s opponent, Cynthia Nixon, of anti-Semitism.

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Cuomo's former closest aid gets 6 years for bribery

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Governor Cuomo’s former closest aid received a prison sentence today of six years after being convicted of illegally gaining over $300,000 in bribery schemes.

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Comptroller's report: Wall Street profits up

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The state Comptroller, Tom DiNapoli, is out with his annual report on Wall Street profits, and he finds, not surprisingly, they are up.

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Cuomo, Hochul, James win Democratic primary

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Governor Andrew Cuomo handily won in a Democratic primary against actor Cynthia Nixon. Cuomo’s current lieutenant governor Kathy Hochul also won, as did Cuomo’s choice for attorney general New York City Public Advocate Tish James.

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4 candidates vie for attorney general in Thursday primary

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Democratic primary voters on Thursday have a choice of four candidates for state attorney general after former AG Eric Schneiderman resigned in May over allegations he physically abused several women that he dated.

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Primary race for lieutenant governor closer than governor's race

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The Democratic primary for Lieutenant Governor is turning out to be closer- according to the polls, anyway, than the governor’s race. New York City Councilmember Jumaane Williams is challenging incumbent Kathy Hochul for the post.

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