Exit of Rick Lazio, former GOP congressman, from the New York governor's race is likely to make the contest closer. Now it's between a combative Paladino and Cuomo, who says he's angry, too.
Rick Lazio, former congressman from New York state, announced Monday he is dropping out of the New York governor's race. On his way out, Lazio blasted both Republican Carl Paladino and Democrat Andrew Cuomo.
Former President Bill Clinton, right, campaigns for Democratic US Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal, left, in New Haven, Conn., on Sept. 26.
A recent poll showed Republican Carl Paladino narrowing the gap on Democrat Andrew Cuomo in the New York gubernatorial race. Cuomo has responded by showing his angry side.
Carl Paladino, a tea party backed Republican candidate, is catching up to front-runner Andrew Cuomo in the race for governor of New York, according to a new poll. Cuomo's lead over Paladino is now down to six percentage points.
Muslim leaders, meeting at the New York site of the proposed Islamic center and mosque near ground zero, speak of their 'unified stance' against 'religious intolerance and bigotry.'
Carl Paladino won the GOP gubernatorial primary in New York. Some of his proposals have already raised eyebrows, and he says he’s not afraid to be confrontational.
Carl Paladino, a millionaire Buffalo developer, rode a wave of conservative tea party anger on his way to delivering another blow to the GOP in a heavily Democratic state. Paladino takes on Andrew Cuomo in the November election.
Democrats will be watching the Republican contests closely, hoping for additional upsets by tea party-backed candidates. Democrats hope the Republicans will be saddled with unelectable candidates. Republicans are looking to ride a wave of voter anger over the sputtering economy and politics-as-usual to regain control of Congress. The competition between traditional Republicans and their tea party counterparts is particularly strong in Delaware, New Hampshire, and New York. Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, and Maryland also hold primaries Tuesday.
Andrew Cuomo says he won't endorse anyone in Tuesday's five-way Democratic primary in the race to replace him as New York State Attorney General.