New York

Office of Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro / Bebeto Matthews / Frank Franklin II / AP

The end of August used to be considered a slow season in politics, but television ads released by Governor Andrew Cuomo, and his Republican challenger, Marc Molinaro, are getting heated. Molinaro says Cuomo insulted his pregnant wife while the governor’s campaign tried to bar the GOP candidate’s spot on state corruption from airing on television stations.

Mary Altaffer / Seth Wenig / AP

The Democratic candidates for Governor, incumbent Andrew Cuomo and challenger Cynthia Nixon, have different views on spending money on the state’s schools.  

Mark Lennihan / AP

It’s three weeks until primary day in New York, and the Democratic underdog for governor, Cynthia Nixon, is laying out her plans for the final stretch of campaigning, saying there is a potential path to victory.

Mike Groll / AP

Governor Cuomo continued to rail against President Trump Wednesday. But some of his political opponents say the governor needs to talk more about issues related to New York State.

Mike Groll / AP

A Bennington College survey of residents in the PFOA-contaminated village of Hoosick Falls in eastern New York finds higher rates of illnesses among residents exposed to the toxic substance than did a previous study conducted by the New York State Health Department.  

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