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Andrew Cuomo

56th Governor of New York

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Andrew Cuomo: 56th Governor of New York
Andrew Mark Cuomo is an American politician, author, and lawyer serving as the 56th governor of New York since 2011. A member of the Democratic Party, he was elected to the same position his father, Mario Cuomo, held for three terms. He has served as Chair of the National Governors Association since August 2020.

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NY To Honor RBG With Statue [Video]

NY To Honor RBG With Statue

On Saturday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo his state will honor "the life and legacy of" late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg will get a statue in her native Brooklyn. Ginsburg died..

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'Certified young person' Paul Rudd asks 'fellow millennials' to mask up [Video]

'Certified young person' Paul Rudd asks 'fellow millennials' to mask up

Actor Paul Rudd has poked fun at himself in a public service film in which heasks “fellow millennials” to wear a mask in the fight against Covid-19. Thevideo was tweeted by Governor of New York..

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Leaders mark 9/11 amid several U.S. crises [Video]

Leaders mark 9/11 amid several U.S. crises

Amid a deadly pandemic, devastating wildfires, racial unrest and a polarizing political divide, the U.S. honored those who died in a tragedy 19 years ago during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11. Lisa..

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Cuomo: NYC May Close Restaurants In Fall [Video]

Cuomo: NYC May Close Restaurants In Fall

Cuomo: NYC May Close Restaurants In Fall

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Michelle Obama leads attack on Trump at DNC [Video]

Michelle Obama leads attack on Trump at DNC

Former First Lady Michelle Obama capped off the first night of the virtual Democratic National Convention on Monday, where a parade of high-profile speakers took President Donald Trump to task for his..

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'COVID is the symptom, not the illness' -Cuomo [Video]

'COVID is the symptom, not the illness' -Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, speaking at the Democratic National Convention Monday, said America's immune system has been weakened by a divided nation fueled by President Trump's rhetoric and..

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Gyms can open as soon as August 24 -NY Governor [Video]

Gyms can open as soon as August 24 -NY Governor

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday said that the state's gyms could open as soon as Aug 24 at 33% capacity as long as they enforce strict health measures, including mask-wearing, to prevent the..

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LA school bus driver faces 'real rough time' [Video]

LA school bus driver faces 'real rough time'

As school begins again remotely for students in Los Angeles in the coming weeks, school bus drivers like John Lewis are having a tough time with the change. Chris Dignam has more.

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New York State School Districts Authorised to Open for In-Person Learning [Video]

New York State School Districts Authorised to Open for In-Person Learning

Governor Andrew Cuomo addressed the reopening of the country’s largest school district in a telephonic news conference on Friday.

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All NY schools meet reopening standard: Gov [Video]

All NY schools meet reopening standard: Gov

[NFA] New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday said that all school districts in his state, once the epicenter of the nation's COVID-19 crisis, could open for in-person learning in the fall based on..

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U.S. teachers protest school reopenings [Video]

U.S. teachers protest school reopenings

[NFA] Teachers from dozens of school districts nationwide protested plans by some governors to resume in-class instruction, saying it threatens the safety of students, their families and educators...

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'Appalled' Cuomo to investigate crowded Chainsmokers concert [Video]

'Appalled' Cuomo to investigate crowded Chainsmokers concert

New York's governor says he is “appalled” by videos showing crowds standingclose together at a Hamptons concert featuring electronic music duo TheChainsmokers over the weekend.

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New York to honor Ginsburg with a statue in Brooklyn, her birthplace

"This statue will serve as a physical reminder of her many contributions to the America we know today," said Governor Cuomo.
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Johnson & Johnson faces $2 billion lawsuit over opioids

Governor Andrew Cuomo says the pharmaceutical giant downplayed the risks of addictive painkillers.
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New York leaders push back after Trump threatens to cut funds

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are pushing back after President Trump threatened to cut federal funding for cities he deemed "anarchist jurisdictions." CBSN NY has details.
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Cuomo says Trump "better have an army" to walk down streets of NYC

"From the point of view of New York City, this has been the worst president in history," Governor Andrew Cuomo said, after President Trump threatened to cut funding.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo: Donald Trump will 'need an army' if he returns to New York City

The governor of New York angrily responded to the president's threat to "defund" cities that have seen violent protests and property damage.
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JFK, LaGuardia to get COVID-19 testing sites for incoming travelers

Andrew Cuomo said LaGuardia and JFK will get testing sites as New York tries to prevent out-of-state visitors from bringing in new COVID-19 cases.
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New York governor signs new laws to expand mail-in voting

Cuomo has signed a bill into law that he said will make it easier for people to cast their vote and be counted in the upcoming election.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo writing a book on his leadership experiences amid COVID-19, due in October

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is writing a book that looks back on his experiences managing the coronavirus pandemic.
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At DNC, Cuomo calls COVID-19 'man-made threat'

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the persistence of COVID-19 in the US is a "man-made threat by our own negligence," and blamed the Trump administration for its weak response. (Aug. 17)  
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"COVID is the symptom, not the illness," Cuomo says at DNC

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, whose state was an early epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, compared the effects of American political divisiveness to the spread of the virus during his remarks at..
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What to expect on Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention

The Democrats' virtual convention kicks off Monday evening, with speeches from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and former first lady Michelle Obama. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe, CBS News..
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Gov. Cuomo previews upcoming convention speech

Gov. Cuomo previews upcoming convention speech  
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New York to allow museums, aquariums, more to open. What you need to know

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said bowling alleys, gyms, museums and other low-risk entertainment can open in the near future. What you need to know
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Cuomo will allow New York schools to reopen; 9-year-old Florida boy inspires community to adopt older pets
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Cuomo will allow New York schools to reopen

New York Mayor Andrew Cuomo on Friday gave the green light to open schools in the state. Mola Lenghi reports.
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New York schools OK'd for in-person classes. Here's where nation's big districts stand on reopening.

Cuomo says New York schools can open for in-person classes this fall. Here's a look at where the largest U.S. school districts stand on reopening.
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NYC sees zero COVID-19 deaths for three straight days

"We cannot go back to the hell we experienced just a few months ago," Governor Cuomo said.
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ShowBiz Minute: Emmys, Chainsmokers, Dick

Stars react to Emmy nominations; "Appalled" Cuomo to investigate crowded Chainsmokers concert; No prosecution in alleged 2019 assault on comedian Andy Dick. (July 29)  
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo says MLB teams are welcome to play in New York during coronavirus pandemic

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says his state could host more MLB teams this season as the league tries to play during the coronavirus pandemic.
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, defying history, hasn't thrown a first pitch. Is this the year?

New York governors have thrown out first pitches at baseball games dating back a century. When will Andrew Cuomo follow suit?
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Janice Dean: COVID-19 killed my in-laws after Cuomo's reckless New York nursing home policy

At first we didn't blame anyone for my in-laws' deaths. This is a pandemic, after all. Then we learned about a policy that put them in danger.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo touts New York's COVID-19 response, faces backlash: 'Victory laps are not the thing to be doing'

New York has, by far, the highest death toll in the nation, but has lowered its infection rate and deaths to among the lowest in the U.S.  
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Cuomo goes after Trump on virus

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo slammed President Donald Trump for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and for not wearing a mask in public. (July 1)  
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Cuomo calls on Trump to issue order on masks

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on President Donald Trump to issue an executive order making wearing masks mandatory nationwide. Cuomo made the comments Monday, as the number of virus cases in..
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Coronavirus updates: Cases surpass 10 million worldwide; viral video shows confrontation over maskless shopper

Cases surpass 10 million globally. Masks continue to spark debate. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo pulls sick leave for some workers. Sunday's news.
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Travelers to NY, New Jersey, Conn. told to isolate

New York, Connecticut and New Jersey will require visitors from states with high infection rates of the coronavirus to quarantine for 14 days, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. (June 24)  
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Cuomo slams federal government for coronavirus response

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday slammed the federal government's handling of the coronavirus epidemic and said he was considering a quarantine for travelers from Florida due to fears they..
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Cuomo declares Juneteenth NY state holiday

New York's governor signed an executive order Wednesday recognizing Juneteenth as a paid holiday for state employees to commemorate the emancipation of slaves in the U.S. (June 17)  
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New York has lowest U.S. coronavirus infection rate, Cuomo says

New York, once the U.S. epicenter of coronavirus infections, now has the country's lowest rate of virus spread as the state's death toll and number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 continue to..
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New York Governor Cuomo says COVID-19 deaths, hospitalizations decline further

New York, once the U.S. epicenter of coronavirus infections, now has the country's lowest rate of virus spread as the state's death toll and number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 continue to..
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'Our kids had been forgotten': Parents of special education kids hope for summer school

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the green light to in-person special ed services in New York this summer, but parents worry some schools may opt out.
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New York again reports lowest number of coronavirus deaths since outbreak started

New York on Tuesday again reported its lowest number of coronavirus hospitalizations and deaths since the start of the outbreak, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo told reporters in Albany on Tuesday.
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After crowded NY bar scenes, Cuomo urges tighter enforcement of coronavirus rules

Scenes of merrymakers gathering outside bars prompted the governor of New York, the state hardest hit along with New Jersey by the coronavirus pandemic, to urge local officials and businesses on Monday..
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NY to allow up to 25 to gather in third phase

Up to 25 people can gather in parts of New York that have entered the third phase of re-opening under a revised plan, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday. (June 15)  
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New York to allow gatherings of up to 25 people: Cuomo

Gatherings of up to 25 people will be permitted in parts of New York that have entered the third phase of the state's reopening plan, up from a previous limit of 10, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said..
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Here's the latest for Friday, June 12: CDC issues new coronavirus guidelines; New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs sweeping package of police reform bills; Stocks recoup some losses after Thursday's rout;..
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Protests Today Live Updates: George Floyd, Police and BLM

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York signed an expansive package of bills aimed at combating police misconduct, endorsing a major overhaul of law enforcement.
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New York's Cuomo links municipal funding to police reforms to fight racism

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday said he would end funding for local governments that fail to adopt reforms addressing excess use of force and bias in their police departments by April 2021.
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Cuomo signs police reform and threatens funds

Cuomo signs police reform and threatens funds  
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New York's Cuomo defends Columbus statues for symbolism to Italian Americans

New York should keep statues honoring Christopher Columbus even though the brutalization of the West Indies inhabitants he encountered on his voyages to the New World is inexcusable, Governor Andrew..
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledges support for Christopher Columbus statue in Manhattan

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, an Italian American, said the statue has come to represent the "Italian-American legacy" in New York and the country.
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Cuomo expresses support for Columbus statue

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that he supports a statue of Christopher Columbus in Manhattan. Statues of the colonizer have been targeted across the U.S. in recent days. (June 11)  
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New York legislature votes to scrap police discipline secrecy law

New York lawmakers voted on Tuesday to repeal a decades-old law that shields police officers' disciplinary records from the public. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has said he will sign the bill into..
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New York's Cuomo 'disgusted' at Trump claim protester 'fell harder than was pushed'

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday he was "disgusted" by U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that a 75-year-old man seen in video being pushed by a Buffalo police officer during a protest..
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Cuomo says New York set to overhaul criminal justice practices following protests

After days of protests over racial injustice triggered by the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday said state lawmakers were set to enact a criminal..
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New York's Cuomo, concerned about COVID-19 spread, asks protesters to get tested

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday said several days and nights of demonstrations in the state after the killing of George Floyd could accelerate the spread of the coronavirus, and urged..
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NY governor allows outdoor dining in phase two, jabs at Trump Bible photo

New York will allow outdoor dining during phase two of reopening, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday, with restaurants in seven of 10 regions given the green light beginning on Thursday.
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Cuomo on NYC's 'better night', calls for leadership

Gov. Andrew Cuomo lauded demonstrators and police after a "much better" night of protests in New York City Wednesday. Cuomo said the coronavirus pandemic and the protests over the death of George Floyd..
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'Here in New York we actually read the bible', says Cuomo in jab at Trump

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday took a swipe at U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial walk two days ago when protesters were cleared before he walked to a church across the street..
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Gov. Cuomo apologizes to NYPD brass after critical 'do your job' comments, chief says

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo apologized privately to top New York City Police administrators after ripping their response to rioters as a "disgrace."
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