Resigning in disgrace, New York's Gov. Andrew Cuomo has left a power vacuum at the heart of New York State. After Kathy Hochul finishes out Cuomo’s term, who will replace the long-serving governor and could it be a Republican? Susan Estrich, veteran political commentator and lawyer for ousted Fox Chairman Roger Ailes, and Matt Klink, GOP strategist, weigh in.
New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul said Wednesday she was prepared to lead after Gov. Andrew Cuomo steps down. Hochul, who is set to take the rein…
Cuomo's stepped down after a swift and dramatic descent like so many Albany politicians in recent decades: under the weight of personal and governmental scandal.
Here are just a few matters that will take up her time and define her abilities to govern under fire in a geographically and politically diverse state that will still be reeling from the scandals that led to the resignation of Andrew M. Cuomo.
Here's a look at some of her company among "female firsts" in New York State government.
People who have worked with Hochul over the years tend to say the same things about her – that she's hard-working, competent and unusually kind for someone in a profession never really known for kindness.
Engulfed by sexual harassment scandal, Cuomo resigns as governor of New York. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul of Buffalo will be the next governor.
Kathy Hochul walks a fine line between her duties as lieutenant governor and potentially replacing Cuomo. Those around her say she is preparing for what lies ahead. They also say she is ready.
Should Gov. Andrew Cuomo resign or be impeached, Hamburg's Kathy Hochul would become the 57th governor of New York and, as frequently mentioned, the first woman.
Melissa DeRosa, a fixture next to Gov. Andrew Cuomo for months during his coronavirus news conferences, resigned late Sunday on the heels of a…
The governor's attorney blasted the investigation conducted by the state Attorney General's Office as unjustly orchestrated to reach the conclusion the governor engaged in sexual harassment.
Jane Fonda has considered running for governor of California, according to an extensive survey by an American newspaper. The Oscar-winning act…
The list of Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul's biggest campaign donors includes a Rockefeller. There's also lots of money from big labor and business – and far more money from downstate than from Hochul's hometown of Buffalo.
Abandoned by even his closest political allies, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday found himself facing more and more serious legal problems as his once-mighty grip on the state continued to slip.
Though Cuomo offered no hint of resignation Tuesday, the possibility still looms as his own Democrats – without equivocation – joined the chorus that could end one of the most powerful gubernatorial reigns in state history.