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Gov. Cuomo: extreme weather more common in New York State

SMITHFIELD, N.Y., July 9 (UPI) --Gov. Andrew Cuomo said extreme weather is becoming more common in New York as he visited a small town where four people were killed by a tornado.
Frances Burns
Poll: No leader among potential Republican presidential candidates

Poll: No leader among potential Republican presidential candidates

HAMDEN, Conn., July 8 (UPI) --Hillary Clinton is the clear choice among Democrats for their 2016 U.S. presidential candidate, while Republican voters are split, a poll released Tuesday said.
Frances Burns
New York state legalizes medical marijuana, but you're not allowed to smoke it

New York state legalizes medical marijuana, but you're not allowed to smoke it

NEW YORK, July 7 (UPI) --Andrew Cuomo signed into law Wednesday a measure making New York the 23rd to legalize medical marijuana -- but only smokeless forms will be available.
Matt Bradwell
Powerful Republican state senator in New York charged with lying to the FBI

Powerful Republican state senator in New York charged with lying to the FBI

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 1 (UPI) --Sen. Thomas Libous, a New York State lawmaker, was charged Tuesday with lying to FBI agents investigating whether he used his influence to get his son a job.
Frances Burns
New York's highest court says towns can use zoning to ban fracking

New York's highest court says towns can use zoning to ban fracking

ALBANY, N.Y., June 30 (UPI) --New York state's laws regulating fracking do not bar towns from using zoning to ban the controversial process, the state's highest court said Monday.
Frances Burns
Rangel declares victory, Espaillat won't concede

Rangel declares victory, Espaillat won't concede

WASHINGTON, June 25 (UPI) --Despite Rep. Charles Rangel's apparent victory over Adriano Espaillat, the longtime Democrat's challenger refuses to concede the race for NY's 13th District.
Gabrielle Levy
Poll: Rangel ahead by double digits heading into primary

Poll: Rangel ahead by double digits heading into primary

WASHINGTON, June 23 (UPI) --Charles Rangel might just pull it out. The 22-term Democrat is holding onto a lead in polls on the eve of his primary election.
Gabrielle Levy
New York lawmakers introduce legislation that would make tiger selfies illegal

New York lawmakers introduce legislation that would make tiger selfies illegal

ALBANY, N.Y., June 23 (UPI) --Manhattan Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal has introduced a bill that would make tiger selfies illegal in the state of New York.
Evan Bleier
Medical groups, experts call for 3 to 5 year New York fracking moratorium

Medical groups, experts call for 3 to 5 year New York fracking moratorium

ALBANY, N.Y., May 28 (UPI) --Medical organizations and health experts are scheduled to call on Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state of New York for a three- to five-year fracking moratorium.
Alex Cukan
Andrew Cuomo: Republicans see society through a lens of fear and division

Andrew Cuomo: Republicans see society through a lens of fear and division

MELVILLE, N.Y., May 22 (UPI) --New York Governor Andrew Cuomo had harsh words for the GOPThursday, setting a tone of aggressive social progressivism for his 2014 re-election bid.
Matt Bradwell
President Obama visits National Baseball Hall of Fame

President Obama visits National Baseball Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y., May 22 (UPI) --President Barack Obama is taking a day trip to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown as part of an effort to promote American tourism.
Matt Bradwell
NRDC shines to New York solar power initiative

NRDC shines to New York solar power initiative

ALBANY, N.Y., April 25 (UPI) -- Renewable energy programs in New York will help establish the state as a national leader in solar power capacity, the Natural Resources Defense Council said.
Daniel J. Graeber

Home Depot's Langone apologizes for remarks about wealthy, Nazis

ARLINGTON, Va., March 19 (UPI) -- Ken Langone, billionaire co-founder of Home Depot, apologized for comments he made comparing the plight of wealthy Americans to the victims of Nazi Germany.

Kerry Kennedy says drug overtook her without warning before accident

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Kerry Kennedy said at her White Plains, N.Y., drugged-driving trial Wednesday that prescription medication she took caused her to crash her car.

Kerry Kennedy's judgment hijacked by Ambien, her lawyer says

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The drugged-driving trial of Kerry Kennedy began Monday in White Plains, N.Y., with her lawyers saying her road accident was caused by a mix-up in medication.
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Andrew Cuomo arrives for the premiere of "Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story" at The Beekman Theater in New York on April 13, 2005. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
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Andrew Mark Cuomo (pronounced /ˈkwoʊmoʊ/; born December 6, 1957) is the 56th and current Governor of New York, having assumed office on January 1, 2011. He was the 64th New York State Attorney General, and was the 11th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Born in Queens, New York, he is the son of Mario Cuomo, the 52nd Governor of New York (1983–1994).

Cuomo was born in Queens, New York, to a family of Italian-American origin and is the eldest son of Mario Cuomo, and Matilda Raffa, daughter of Charlie Raffa. He is the older brother of ABC News journalist Chris Cuomo.

Cuomo graduated from Saint Gerard's School in 1971 and Archbishop Molloy High School in 1975. He graduated from Fordham University in 1979 and Albany Law School in 1982. A member of the Democratic Party, Cuomo was a top aide to his father during his 1982 campaign for Governor. He then joined the Governor's staff as one of his father's top policy advisors, earning $1 a year.

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