Tag Archives: Andrew Cuomo

Editorial: Right on the money – NY Daily News

Key paragraphs in NY Daily News editorial re State Bd of Elections new enforcement counsel tackling LLC donations (controlled by a single donor) given an unsuccessful Brooklyn Assembly candidate: “[Risa] Sugarman — who was appointed not by the board, but … Continue reading

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Before Book Deal, Andrew Cuomo Backed Bills That Helped News Corporation

In the last few weeks, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo has mounted his “anti-corruption” hobby horse in a charge In favor of stronger ethics laws and against state lawmakers earning outside income. But the International Business Times (IBT) has found that … Continue reading

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The Tick-Tock Begins for Andrew Cuomo | PJ Tatler

‘The Tick-Tock Begins for Andrew Cuomo‘ only rehashes a NY Daily News editorial re Cuomo and quashing of the Moreland Commission. No new information. Mr. Tatler only makes snide remarks about Cuomo’s possible fears. Real questions alluded to in the … Continue reading

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Preet remains New York’s only hope | New York Post

An excerpt from today’s New York Post column: As a former Assembly member, I’m disappointed to see the media and public contempt for politicians justified, again and again. I feel badly for the great number of my former colleagues who … Continue reading

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Reblog: Morning Memo – Assembly Speaker Silver Arrest Imminent

Report: Silver to be Arrested on Corruption ChargesThe New York Times reports that Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is expected to be arrested on corruption charges today in connection with an investigation into his outside income. The speaker’s attorney, Joel Cohen, … Continue reading

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What If They Held A Corruption Trial And No Media Covered It

The federal corruption trial of Melvin E. Lowe began this week in White Plains with little to no media coverage. What strikes me and a few other inquiring minds is that sits at the middle of a number intersecting investigations … Continue reading

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Zephyr Teachout decision | lohud.com

Zephyr Teachout, Cuomo’s primary opponent, stays on the ballot rules Judge Walker Judge Walker’s ruling appears on this blog courtesy of my friend, Joseph Spector’s ‘Politics on the Hudson’ news blog posted at lohud.com. Zephyr Teachout decision http://www.scribd.com/doc/236512101/Zephyr-Teachout-decision Michael Benjamin … Continue reading

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City & State – Is Cuomo Killing the Democratic Party?

My latest City & State column assesses Gov. Cuomo’s cynical alliance with the WFP: “The Cuomo fils brand may in the long run weaken and bankrupt the state Democratic Party far more than his father did at the end of his 12 … Continue reading

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A liberal candidate could draw votes away from Gov. Andrew Cuomo, poll finds | syracuse.com

About one quarter of New York voters would vote for a liberal, union-backed candidate over Gov. Andrew Cuomo in this fall’s election, according to a new poll out from Siena College Research Institute. Cuomo, a Democrat expected to run for … Continue reading

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Capitol Corruption Panel’s Demise Angers Watchdogs – NYTimes.com

Cuomo Declares Victory In War on Albany Corruption – – Cynical? Yes! The most trenchant and telling comment in today’s NY Times story about Governor Cuomo’s decision to kill his Moreland Commission came from: Lawrence Norden, the deputy director of … Continue reading

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