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Video: Teachout-Wu “Dossiers” Attack Hochul’s Environmental Record

In this Aug. 6, 2014 file photo, New York state Lt. Gov. candidate Kathy Hochul speaks to an audience while attending the New Kings Democrats Meeting in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Hochul is facing a primary challenge from Columbia University law professor Tim Wu. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
In this Aug. 6, 2014 file photo, New York state Lt. Gov. candidate Kathy Hochul speaks to an audience while attending the New Kings Democrats Meeting in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Hochul is facing a primary challenge from Columbia University law professor Tim Wu. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

NEW YORK—The Teachout-Wu campaign has launched an all out assault on the governor’s running mate as the prospect of displacing Cuomo himself evaporates.  While the...




  • Protesters at the candidate forum, with a banner that reads "“Arrest John Liu to Prevent his further Harm to the U.S.” Liu, a candidate for state senator, was a speaker at the Forum, which took place at the Sheraton Hotel in Flushing, Queens, New York City, on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (Epoch Times)

    Protesters Allegedly Threatened After Demonstrating Against John Liu

    FLUSHING, New York City—Protesters at a forum held for state senate candidates Tony Avella and John Liu report receiving heavy-handed threats after the event ended... Read more

  • In this Aug 7, 2014, photo Fordham University law professor and liberal activist Zephyr Teachout speaks to supporters in the Brooklyn borough of New York before appearing in court where she faces a residency challenge designed to prevent her Democratic Primary challenge to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Teachout, who resides in Brooklyn, said she spends summers in Vermont because her family lives there but said the residency challenge is unfounded. A decision is expected in a few days. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)

    Longshot Primary Foe Aims for Rebuke of NY Gov. Cuomo

    ALBANY, N.Y.—As Zephyr Teachout says, there wasn’t supposed to be a Democratic primary in Andrew Cuomo’s New York, where the powerful governor with national ambitions... Read more

  • Protesters at the candidate forum, with a banner that reads "“Arrest John Liu to Prevent his further Harm to the U.S.” Liu, a candidate for state senator, was a speaker at the Forum, which took place at the Sheraton Hotel in Flushing, Queens, New York City, on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (Epoch Times)

    John Liu Accused of Communist Ties at Campaign Forum

    NEW YORK—Three weeks before he faces incumbent Tony Avella in the Democratic Primary for New York’s 11th state senate district, John Liu was once again... Read more

  • Zephyr Teachout and Tim Wu at a campaign stop in Little Italy on July 22, 2014. (Allen Xie/Epoch Times)

    What the Teachout Campaign Could Mean for Cuomo’s Presidential Ambitions

    NEW YORK—When Zephyr Teachout first started campaigning, she often introduced herself with a pre-emptive explanation of her name.  “Teachout is not a made-up name,” she... Read more

  • Brigadier General Loree K. Sutton, M.D., director of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury, center, speaks at a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, August 20,2008. (Associated Press/Gerald Herbert)

    Mayor de Blasio Appoints Retired General With a Spotted Past to Head City’s VA

    NEW YORK—Bill de Blasio appointed Loree Sutton to head the Mayor’s Office of Veterans’ Affairs on Monday, citing the retired U.S. Army Brigadier General’s experience... Read more

  • New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during his meeting with Israel's President Reuven Rivlin, at the President's residence in Jerusalem, on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. Cuomo had lots to say about the underground tunnels he saw after returning from a trip to Israel, but once again he was asked about the Moreland Commission. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

    Cuomo Shifts Tone on Moreland Commission After Israel Trip

    NEW YORK—New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo had lots to say about the underground tunnels he saw after returning from a trip to Israel, but once... Read more

  • Richard Emery, in Houston, on April 9, 2008. Emery, a former civil rights lawyer, was appointed less than a month ago by Mayor Bill de Blasio and needs to improve the image of the Civil Complaint Review Board. (Pat Sullivan/AP)

    Police Misconduct Too Hard to Complain About

    NEW YORK—Handling of complaints against police misconduct is too complicated and “too crazy,” according to Richard Emery, chair of the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB),... Read more

  • Onlookers at the Dominican Day Parade holding a Cuomo campaign poster, in Manhattan, New York, on August 10, 2014. (Jonathan Zhou/Epoch Times)

    Most Voters Don’t Know Moreland Commission

    NEW YORK—New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo still has a commanding lead over his opponents in the fall elections, despite the allegations of his interference with... Read more

  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at a press conference with members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors "Cities of Opportunity Task Force," at Gracie Mansion, New York, Aug. 11, 2014. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    30 Democratic Mayors Meet in NYC to Discuss Income Inequality

    NEW YORK—Three dozen democratic mayors of American cities, including four of the five most populous, met in Gracie Mansion Monday to share ideas on income... Read more

  • The Pentagon says two U.S. fighter jets dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq towing artillery outside Irbil near U.S. personnel. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

    US Launches First Airstrikes in Iraq

    NEW DELHI—The Pentagon says two U.S. fighter jets dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq towing artillery outside Irbil near U.S. personnel. Pentagon press secretary... Read more

  • State Senate candidate John Liu and campaign staffers at the gates of Bayside High School in Queens, New York City, on Aug. 1, 2014. (Jonathan Zhou/Epoch Times)

    Former City Comptroller’s Senate Run Trailed by Scandal

    NEW YORK—John Liu is running for office again, this time for state senate in New York’s 11th district. He will face 20-year political incumbent Tony... Read more

  • Larry Schwartz (L) secretary to the governor, talks to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo during a cabinet meeting at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on Wednesday, May 9, 2012. (Mike Groll/Associated Press)

    Cuomo Still Dominant in Polls After Moreland Dustup

    NEW YORK—New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s approval ratings have fallen to record lows, according to the first poll conducted after federal investigations of his possible... Read more

  • Green Party gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins on the steps of Tweed Courthouse in lower Manhattan, New York, on August 4, 2014. (Jonathan Zhou/Epoch Times)

    Green Party Candidate to Still Run in Teachout Primary Upset

    NEW YORK—The Green Party candidate for governor Howie Hawkins said he will still run in November in the case of a victory for Zephyr Teachout... Read more

  • Andrew Cuomo, Chris Christie

    How Cuomo’s Corruption Probe Compares to the Chris Christie Scandal

    ALBANY, N.Y.—Both are big-name governors of populous states. Both have presidential aspirations and a reputation for bare-knuckle bullying. And both are now facing criticism —... Read more

  • President Barack Obama meets with Congressional leaders to discuss foreign policy, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. From left are, Senate Foreign Relations Committee ranking member Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., the president, and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    Obama Holds Foreign Policy Meeting With Lawmakers

    WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama is meeting with congressional leaders to discuss myriad pressing foreign policy issues. The meeting comes amid fighting between Israel and Hamas and... Read more

  • Zephyr Teachout, who's running to unseat Gov. Cuomo in the Democratic gubernatorial primary, with her running mate Tim Wu in Little Italy, New York, on July 22, 2014. (Allen Xie/Epoch Times)

    Teachout Sticks to Core Themes in Campaigning

    NEW YORK—In her meeting with the Downtown Independent Democrats (DID), underdog Democratic candidate for governor Zephyr Teachout stuck to her core theme of anti-corruption. “Albany... Read more


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