democratic party http://wrvo.org en Cuomo primary challenger predicts she'll have 45,000 petition signatures by Thursday deadline http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-primary-challenger-predicts-shell-have-45000-petition-signatures-thursday-deadline <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Zephyr </span>Teachout<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the Democratic primary challenger to </span>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Andrew Cuomo, expects to file more than 40,000 signatures late Thursday to obtain a place on the ballot for the September primary voting.</span></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:13:52 +0000 Karen DeWitt 58625 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo primary challenger predicts she'll have 45,000 petition signatures by Thursday deadline Lieutenant governor candidate Hochul keeps a low profile http://wrvo.org/post/lieutenant-governor-candidate-hochul-keeps-low-profile <p></p><p>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Andrew Cuomo’s running mate, lieutenant governor nominee Kathy </span>Hochul<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, is keeping an unusually low profile during the first months of the election campaign. The lack of public campaigning by </span>Hochul<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is starting to raise some questions.</span></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 58624 at http://wrvo.org Lieutenant governor candidate Hochul keeps a low profile Cuomo could get a primary challenger http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-could-get-primary-challenger <p></p><p>Gov<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Andrew Cuomo might have a primary challenger. Zephyr </span>Teachout<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a Fordham University law professor and activist, announced she’s collecting signatures to be on the September Democratic primary ballot.</span></p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 11:17:53 +0000 Karen DeWitt 57436 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo could get a primary challenger Schneiderman, DiNapoli earn Democratic Party nod for fall races http://wrvo.org/post/schneiderman-dinapoli-earn-democratic-party-nod-fall-races <p></p> Thu, 22 May 2014 11:26:59 +0000 Karen DeWitt 56173 at http://wrvo.org Schneiderman, DiNapoli earn Democratic Party nod for fall races Cuomo chooses Hochul as running mate, still faces potential trouble from the left http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-chooses-hochul-running-mate-still-faces-potential-trouble-left <p></p> Thu, 22 May 2014 10:48:17 +0000 Karen DeWitt 56170 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo chooses Hochul as running mate, still faces potential trouble from the left New York Democratic Convention to nominate incumbents, announce Lt. Gov. candidate http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-democratic-convention-nominate-incumbents-announce-lt-gov-candidate <p></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 11:28:31 +0000 Karen DeWitt 56114 at http://wrvo.org New York Democrats poised to renominate Cuomo http://wrvo.org/post/new-york-democrats-poised-renominate-cuomo <p></p> Tue, 20 May 2014 10:33:08 +0000 Gino Geruntino 56041 at http://wrvo.org New York Democrats poised to renominate Cuomo Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee on The Campbell Conversations (Pt 2) http://wrvo.org/post/rhode-island-gov-lincoln-chafee-campbell-conversations-pt-2 <p><span style="font-family: calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal;">In this edition of the Campbell Conversations, Grant Reeher continues the discussion with Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee.&nbsp; The governor frankly describes the political challenges he's encountered as governor, and the effects of his party switch after being elected.&nbsp; He also discussed his state's relatively smooth roll-out of Obamacare, and his political future.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p></p> Sun, 11 May 2014 19:17:29 +0000 Grant Reeher 55641 at http://wrvo.org Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee on The Campbell Conversations (Pt 2) Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee on The Campbell Conversations (Pt 1) http://wrvo.org/post/rhode-island-gov-lincoln-chafee-campbell-conversations-pt-1 <p style="font-family: calibri, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal;">In the first of two-part interview, Grant Reeher discusses the current level of conflict and polarization between the two parties with Rhode Island Governor <a href="http://www.governor.ri.gov/" target="_blank"><strong>Lincoln Chafee</strong></a>.&nbsp; Chafee is particularly well-suited as an observer of this problem--when in the U.S. Sun, 04 May 2014 21:03:40 +0000 Grant Reeher 55283 at http://wrvo.org Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee on The Campbell Conversations (Pt 1) GOP leader says there's interest in challenging Cuomo in 2014 http://wrvo.org/post/gop-leader-says-theres-interest-challenging-cuomo-2014 <p></p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 11:00:59 +0000 Karen DeWitt 44207 at http://wrvo.org GOP leader says there's interest in challenging Cuomo in 2014 Syracuse primaries shrink field for mayoral, councilor-at-large positions http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-primaries-shrink-field-mayoral-councilor-large-positions <p></p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 11:20:19 +0000 Ellen Abbott 43962 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse primaries shrink field for mayoral, councilor-at-large positions Al Stirpe on the Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/al-stirpe-campbell-conversations <p>There's more than one election rematch in Syracuse this fall.</p><p>Democrat <span class="il">Al</span>&nbsp;<span class="il">Stirpe</span> is trying to recapture the State Assembly seat he lost to Republican Don Miller in 2010.&nbsp; Miller, a staunch conservative, won an upset victory over&nbsp;<span class="il">Stirpe</span> despite being outspent by a large margin.</p><p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 13:56:27 +0000 Grant Reeher 25562 at http://wrvo.org Governor Cuomo takes a back seat at National Convention http://wrvo.org/post/governor-cuomo-takes-back-seat-national-convention <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo is one of many New York politicians who have chosen to scale back their participation in the national Democratic convention in North Carolina. While the others are Democrats seeking re-election in Congress, Cuomo is eschewing what could have been a prime time speaking slot. &nbsp;<br> Sun, 19 Aug 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 24477 at http://wrvo.org Miner on becoming co-chair of New York's Democratic Party http://wrvo.org/post/miner-becoming-co-chair-new-yorks-democratic-party <p>Becoming co-chair of the Democratic Party in New York state will allow Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner to do more of what she already does. Miner is expected to be elected co-chair of the party when members meet this week.</p><p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 15:58:57 +0000 Ellen Abbott 20348 at http://wrvo.org Cuomo puts stamp on State Democratic Party http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-puts-stamp-state-democratic-party <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo gave a rousing speech at a meeting of the State Democratic Party, but stopped short of endorsing a democratic take over of the State Senate.</p><p>At the meeting, the new co-chairs of the party, chosen by Cuomo, were introduced.</p><p> Fri, 25 May 2012 14:00:12 +0000 Karen DeWitt 19867 at http://wrvo.org