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Democrat Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman called for action Monday on climate change, sparking his Republican rival to challenge the incumbent’s environmental credentials.
Schneiderman penned a column for The Huffington Post on the eve of the United Nations climate summit, saying states are leading the way on climate change in the face of gridlock in Washington.
“That is why...Read more »
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo continues to hold a sizable lead over Republican challenger Rob Astorino, despite assigning the governor a good chunk of the blame in the recent controversy about an anti-corruption commission, according to a poll released Wednesday.
The Quinnipiac University poll found that Cuomo, a Democrat, leads Astorino 56 percent to 28 percent among the 1,034 registered New York...Read more »