Wednesday, September 10, 2014


New York State Primary
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Sandra Lee, his girlfriend, after voting in the New York primary at the Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco in Westchester County.
Andrew Sullivan for The New York Times
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Sandra Lee, his girlfriend, after voting in the New York primary at the Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco in Westchester County.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and his running mate, Kathy Hochul, captured the Democratic primary over two law school professors, Zephyr Teachout and Tim Wu.

Ms. Teachout, who has studied corruption, also assailed Mr. Cuomo over his office’s meddling into the work of the Moreland Commission, an anticorruption panel that Mr. Cuomo created last year but then abruptly shut down, a matter that is now being investigated by federal prosecutors.

Democrats Reject Indicted State Senator in Queens but Renominate One in Brooklyn

Democrats expelled one indicted lawmaker, held fast to another and reaffirmed their support for an embattled Bronx power broker.


In November 2012, the Democrats seized a numeric advantage in the Senate but were later foiled when the Independent Democratic Conference, a breakaway group of Democrats, formed “a bipartisan power-sharing agreement” with Republicans.

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