Sunday, December 21, 2014

Politics

POLITICS SECTION TOP 2014
Former governor Mario Cuomo hospitalized for heart condition
Hanna casts vote, looking forward to getting to work
Astorino decries 'nasty' ads; Cuomo calls fracking 'divisive'
State comptroller takes on county comptroller
ALBANY, N.Y. - A Republican county comptroller from Syracuse is challenging the incumbent Democratic state comptroller from Long Island for stewardship of New York's $181 billion pension fund for public workers and the power to audit state and municipal finances.

Schneiderman faces Cahill in attorney general race
ALBANY - The ex-chief of staff for New York's last Republican governor is trying to knock off Democratic Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to be the state's top lawyer.

Majority control at stake in New York Senate races
ALBANY - Several hotly contested races this year for the 63-member New York Senate will determine whether Republicans or Democrats hold majority sway.

Open seats, rematch spice up New York House races
ALBANY - Closely watched U.S. House races in New York include a spirited challenge to embattled Staten Island U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, a Hudson Valley rematch and two first-time candidates battling for an open seat in the state's northern reaches.

Race for Utica Common Council President hotly contested
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Battle of the 'Franks' in Utica...who will you vote for?

Congressman Hanna on ISIS: the president shouldn't have to go it alone
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Thirteen years after America was attacked, the terrorist group Al Qaeda is a shadow of what they used to be, but the threat has evolved and changed.