Christie is better known that Cuomo, and Cuomo has the power to change that whenever he wants.
On Sunday morning, Republicans insisted their fixation on the attacks in Benghazi, Libya last fall has nothing to do with Hillary Clinton and 2016.(1)
Hillary Clinton is officially back as a target for Republican rancor.(5)
Responding to Fred Dicker's column, Andrew Cuomo told Susan Arbetter he doesn't "engage in politics writ large." [Dana Rubinstein]
"Roger Ailes' theory on the Democrats and immigration, according to Schumer" [Reid Pillifant]
A suspicious substance sent to Rep. Greg Meeks' office is being investigated. [Reid Pillifant]
Watch Michael Bloomberg (and Patti Harris) give a schmoozing clinic on 'The Good Wife' [Dana Rubinstein]
"As you know, I go to great lengths not to engage in politics writ large, but especially not presidential politics," said the governor, deadpan.
The Associated Press' veteran Albany reporter, Michael Gormley, has a pessimistic view of anybody's chances of truly fixing Albany.
I think the odds of her running are about a 100 percent to zero," said former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson. "I think she will. She’s a formidable candidate."(1)
A new Quinnpiac poll of New York State voters shows New Yorks' Democratic governor Andrew Cuomo leading New Jersey's Republican governor Chris Christie 46-38 percent, in a theoretical head-to-head matchup for the presidency.(2)
Gov. Andrew Cuomo now has an antagonist in prime time.(2)
On Sunday morning, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will be in Selma, Alabama to retrace the path of civil rights forbears over the Edmund Pettus Bridge.
Gillibrand will be joining Rep. John Lewis, the Georgia congressman and former civil rights leader, who participated in the original march in 1965, one year before Gillibrand was born, and has led an annual recreation to commemorate the civil rights momvement.
With the National Governor's Association holding its annual meeting in Washington this weekend, the Sunday shows were stocked with state executives, some of whom were clearly auditoning for a part in all the drama leading up to 2016.
The most conspicuous was Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who appeared on "Meet the Press" alongside Massachusetts' Democratic governor Deval Patrick.
Two years ago, New York's Republican-controlled State Senate tried to change the way presidential elections work.
Tired of seeing New York ignored by the presidential candidates, and tired of seeing their voices drowned out by a growing Democratic majority, Republicans joined with Democrats to pass a bill that would bind the states electors to whichever candidate wins the national popular vote.(2)
A cover story in the New York Times Magazine essentially mocks the Republicans for their lack of technological know-how, quoting an unnamed Republican saying that Mitt Romney's campaign manager will be the last guy ever to run a presidential campaign who didn't tweet.
It's not exactly news at this point when Hillary Clinton dominates an early 2016 poll, even when she's posting an eye-popping 80 percent net favorability rating, like she did among Democrats in a University of New Hampshire poll released yesterday.
Clinton's ability to clear-cut the field is well-establish, at least for the moment, and the real jockeying is among those hoping she won't run.