Andrew Cuomo

Second Cuomo Administration Takes Shape

Aides reached out to N.Y. Board of Rabbis regarding Sabbath inauguration; inner circle said to understand social service needs.
12/20/2010 - 19:00
Assistant Managing Editor

With Andrew Cuomo set to take office as New York’s 56th governor on Jan. 1, a Saturday, his aides contacted the New York Board of Rabbis last week to assess whether the Sabbath inauguration would cause any offense.

Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo

Andrew Cuomo: The Lost Interview

11/04/2010 - 20:00

In early September 2002, Andrew Cuomo, struggling to gain traction in a Democratic primary battle against state comptroller H. Carl McCall, visited The Jewish Week for an extensive interview. The interview was set to run alongside one with McCall when, on Sept. 3, Cuomo suddenly dropped out of the race, under pressure from fellow Democrats to avoid splitting the party and to present a united front against Republican George Pataki, who would defeat McCall to win a third term in office. As a result, the below interview was never published.

Election Night 2010

The Jewish Week's Adam Dickter reports from the Democratic victory party in Manhattan,  with speeches by Sen. Charles Schumer, Sen Kirsten Gillibrand and Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo.

The Jewish Week Interviews Attorney General-Elect Eric Schneiderman

State Sen. Eric Schneiderman discusses his campaign for attorney general, school vouchers, Albany scandals, Al Sharpton and more in an interview with The Jewish Week's Adam Dickt

Jewish Candidate For Governor Sees An Opportunity

10/11/2010 - 20:00
Assistant Managing Editor

In his words, he hasn't bumped his head and awakened with the idea that he's actually going to be the next governor.

But as the Republican and Conservative Party candidate, Carl Paladino seems to be alienating mainstream voters, and even a few on the conservative right, with his strong anti-gay rhetoric, Warren Redlich sees an opportunity.

NY Post Says Paladino Has ‘Anti-Semite’ Dirt On Cuomo

10/10/2010 - 20:00
Assistant Managing Editor

New York Post state editor Fred Dicker on Monday reported that he has a dossier on Democrat Andrew Cuomo from an operative tied to Republican Carl Paladino, including documents suggesting Cuomo is an anti-Semite.

GOP gubernatorial nominee Carl Paladino

Paladino Reads Anti-Gay Remarks Prepared By Yehuda Levin In Brooklyn

10/09/2010 - 20:00
Assistant Managing Editor

Republican candidate for governor Carl Paladino vowed to “oppose the homosexual agenda” in two public speeches with representatives of the Orthodox community, most of them chasidim, in Brooklyn on Sunday.

“Your community and other religious communities and pro-values communities can still band together to save societal values,” said Paladino, a businessman from Buffalo at a synagogue led by Rabbi Yechezkel Roth in 53rd Street in Borough Park. "Marriage should be between a man and a woman, pure and simple."

Hevesi Pleads Guilty To Corruption

10/07/2010 - 20:00
Assistant Managing Editor

Alan Hevesi, the grandson of a chief rabbi of Budapest and a leader in the fight to recover assets of Holocaust survivors and gain restitution from Germany and Switzerland, pleaded guilty to a second-degree corruption charge in Manhattan on Thursday.

Poll Gives Cuomo Wide Lead Among Jews

10/04/2010 - 20:00
Assistant Managing Editor

A Sienna College poll released Tuesday gives Democrat Andrew Cuomo an overwhelming lead among Jewish voters in the race for governor.

Paladino Blasts McCall-Cuomo Alliance

10/03/2010 - 20:00
Assistant Managing Editor

Democrat Andrew Cuomo campaigned Sunday with his rival in the 2002 governor’s race, H. Carl McCall, the former state comptroller, prompting a harsh response from Republican contender Carl Paladino.

McCall was the only African American to hold a statewide office in New York before David Paterson became governor in 2008, and McCall remains the only black politician elected statewide. He retired from politics after losing the governor’s race to George Pataki eight years ago.

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