Andrew Cuomo is facing an unexpectedly serious primary challenge from Cynthia Nixon, an activist and actress who, if elected, would become the first state executive to have won Emmy, Grammy and Tony Awards.
"I am the most aggressive governor in the United States of America in taking him on", he said in a campaign speech Monday in Syracuse that didn't include one mention of Nixon's name.
The race for attorney general also could leave Mr. Cuomo smarting. "This idea that he's going to win could be a factor in people saying, 'I don't need to go in on Thursday, '" political consultant Michael Dawidziak said in a telephone interview.
Cuomo has dramatically outspent Nixon, pouring at least $25 million into his campaign, and polls have shown him leading her by 30 to 40 points. She points to recent upset primary wins in New York, Florida and MA as proof that pundits can get it wrong, and that she has a shot at leading the nation's fourth-largest state.
"With anti-Semitism and bigotry on the rise, we can't take a chance with inexperienced Cynthia Nixon, who won't stand strong for our Jewish communities", the mailer sent Saturday to some 7,000 Jewish households, said. Please encourage your friends out here in the Empire State to vote this Thursday, 9/13!
The planned opening of the Governor Mario M. Cuomo bridge to replace the old Tappan Zee Bridge between Westchester and Rockland counties was supposed to bolster Cuomo's image as a can-do governor, but a last-minute delay changed that narrative.
A Siena College Poll released on September 10 gives Cuomo supporters plenty of reasons to stay home.
Ms. Teachout, who is campaigning while eight months pregnant and ran against Mr. Cuomo in the 2014 governor's primary, has scored endorsements from independent Vermont Sen.
"He has unleashed a cancer and it grows out of control", Cuomo said at the rally. Party Director Geoff Berman later said the mailer was a mistake, and Cuomo's spokeswoman acknowledged that a Cuomo campaign worker was behind the piece.
Cuomo "now seems poised to overwhelm Nixon", Greenberg said. Cuomo's inability to win voters over on the issue - and only a slight 2-point lead on "advancing progressive issues" - are the only two areas where the poll shows Cuomo looking vulnerable.
There is also a three-way contest for the 136 District Assembly seat.
Cuomo has denied knowing about the mailer. In the final debates, Maloney and Eve - who has struggled to break out of single digits - have attacked Teachout for only recently passing the NY bar and for not rejecting "corporate" money in her 2016 run.
Meanwhile, Democrats Thursday decide between four candidates for attorney general: Leecia Eve, New York City Public Advocate Tish James, Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney and Zephyr Teachout.
Forecasts generally project Florence to make landfall in southeastern North Carolina on Friday as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane. Duke Energy Corp expected between 25 percent and 75 percent of its 4 million customers would lose power in the Carolinas.
TOKYO, Japan (September 12, 2018)―Lexus announces its introduction of the world' first Digital Outer Mirrors on the new ES. Essentially, the side mirrors are cameras, and the live feed is displayed on left and right screens inside the cabin.
A man went on a shooting rampage in California on Wednesday, killing five people including his wife, before taking his own life. Wednesday's incident happened when the man went with his wife to a trucking company in Bakersfield, California.
The Belgian worldwide has iterated that he never wanted to leave Tottenham, and that the rumours suggesting the same were untrue. Alderweireld and Tottenham are back in Premier League action this Saturday when they welcome Liverpool to Wembley.
Someone on Weibo posted live hands-on images of a smartphone claiming to be OnePlus 6T, although these are fake images. The 6T also has a triple camera setup at the back which is a combination of 20 MP, 12 MP and a TOF 3D camera.
He wanted to come here but the final decision was not my responsibility , ' Lollichon told Le Figaro . Instead, PSG ended signing Kepa Arrazibalaga from Athletic Bilbao from a world-record goalkeeper fee.
And golf, obviously I love to play it and it's very important, but at the end of the day, I still get to go home to them. The 29-year-old Gretzky, of course, is the daughter of legendary National Hockey League star Wayne Gretzky.
The agency said it continues to check retail stores that sell tobacco, to ensure they are in compliance with federal laws. In July 2017, the FDA said it was considering lowering nicotine levels in traditional cigarettes.
All in all, the teaser of 2Point0 promises another visual spectacle from master storyteller Shankar this November. We hope the release day comes as soon as possible as the wait is making everyone impatient.
But the lack of vegetation feedbacks could make the modelled climate impacts very different from their actual behaviour. Credit: Licensed under CC-BY 4.0.
Sphero Intros BOLT Robot for STEAM Education
The Sphero Bolt is an nearly flawless transparent sphere, crammed full of numerous sensors you'd find in your mobile phone. It connects to smartphones and tablets via Bluetooth, turning them into controllers from up to 100 feet away.
Sombra Demon Hunter skin announced for BlizzCon 2018
Items for Heroes of the Storm, World of Warcraft , Diablo III , Hearthstone and StarCraft II have yet to be revealed. Overwatch Players who buy the Virtual Ticket will be able to unlock Demon Hunter Sombra immediately.
Aston Martin Rapide E details revealed beyond battery tech
As a trial balloon, it will launch an electric version of its four-door sports sedan under the Aston Martin brand, the Rapide E. The exterior and underbody are "aerodynamically optimized", while newly designed aerodynamic wheels have also been fitted.
Flawless storm whips oil back to $80 mark
US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude futures were at $67.61 per barrel at 0112 GMT, up 7 cents from their last settlement. Eyes will be on Iranian oil import data from China and India who typically import around 500-700k barrels.
Hurricane Florence could stall offshore in repeat of "Harvey"
On Wednesday morning, the storm was about 550 miles from the Carolina coast and remains a Category 4 storm with 130 mph winds. Along with Florence, there are three other tropical systems, Isaac, Helene and Joyce churning in the Atlantic Ocean.