Articles Tagged with Andrew Cuomo

Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo: A Life Of Service

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As reported by the New York Daily News and the Huffington Post, Mario Cuomo has died. Ever-eloquent Mario Cuomo, who rode his rhetorical gifts to three terms as New York Governor and tantalized Democrats by flirting with a run for president, died Thursday, according to two sources close to the family. He was 82. Cuomo… Read more »

Thousands Gather For The Funeral Of NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos

Officers pay tribute to Rafael Ramos

NBC News is reporting that thousands of people are gathering at Christ Tabernacle Church in Queens, New York City, for the funeral of officer Rafael Ramos. Vice President Joe Biden and Mayor Bill de Blasio are expected to attend the funeral of officer Ramos, who was murdered alongside his partner officer Wenjian Liu as they… Read more »

Ebola Quarantines: Is President Obama Hoping For An Outbreak?

Ebola Quarantines And The Loss Of Presidential Credibility

Ebola quarantines are in effect in four states thus far, according to Mediaite, with New Jersey, New York, Florida, and Illinois, leading the charge. The quarantines have been mandatory for healthcare workers — doctors, nurses, or anyone who has had contact with an Ebola patient — and they’ve already made at least one worker agitated…. Read more »

5 State Governors Tweet Reactions To Supreme Court On Same-Sex Marriage

After Supreme Court leaves same sex marriage rulings in place, Governors respond.

As the news that the Supreme Court would not hear arguments on same-sex marriage, thus opening the doors to marriage equality in five more states and starting the path for more spread, politicians on many levels responded publicly. Five in particular headed to Twitter to make their positions on the same-sex marriage decision clear, public,… Read more »

Medical Marijuana Finally Legalized In New York

New York Legalizes Medical Marijuana

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has just signed a bill that legalizes the use of medical marijuana in New York. Although Gov. Cuomo stated that it would take 18 months to put into action, it seems to be on the fast track to implementation. New York now joins twenty-two other states that have legalized medical marijuana. The… Read more »

Governor Cuomo Says Conservatives Do Not Belong In New York

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo does not believe some conservatives belong in the state. During a recent radio show interview the Democratic politician said “extreme conservatives” have “no place in the state. Cuomo went on to define the unwanted Republicans as those who believe in the right to life, are “anti-gay” and are in favor… Read more »

Gun Control Laws Prompt Firearms Companies To Relocate

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Anti-gun lawmakers seem determined to chip away at the Second Amendment despite the loss of millions of dollars of important tax revenues and hundreds of jobs. As a result, several major firearms companies have made a rapid exit from Colorado and New York since the passage of new gun control laws. Less than a year… Read more »

Hurricane Sandy Relief Requests Throws A Wrench In Fiscal Cliff Talks

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Hurricane Sandy recovery requests posed to the federal government have reportedly caused more verbal battling on Capitol Hill. A bi-partisan group of governors calling for relief from the monstrous hurricane are making their presence known during the already tense budgetary talks in Washington. Democratic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo stated that the full cost of… Read more »

Election 2016 Preview: A Look At Early Candidates

Biden and Ryan highlight possible 2016 candidates

President Barack Obama stands victorious on Wednesday after a close but decisive victory over challenger Mitt Romney. That means for the next four years the Obama administration is in charge but it also means that posturing for a 2016 run at the Oval Office is due to begin. So who are the likely candidates for… Read more »