Democratic National Convention en Schumer speaks to DNC Wednesday <p>U.S. Senator Charles Schumer will be one of the featured speakers Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.&nbsp; The senior senator from New York says the 2012 election offers voters a clear choice. Wed, 05 Sep 2012 13:22:09 +0000 Ellen Abbott 25497 at New York Democrats' hopes and plans for the DNC <p>New York state Democrats are well-represented at the Democratic National Convention which began in Charlotte, North Carolina Tuesday. But not all Democrats from the region are attending. Tue, 04 Sep 2012 19:45:04 +0000 Ryan Delaney & Catherine Loper 25452 at Governor Cuomo takes a back seat at 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