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By Associated Press
A man has been charged with attempted assault after brandishing a sharp object and attacking U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin as the Republican candidate for New York governor delivered a speech in western New York.
By Michelle L. Price, Associated Press
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul will have to maneuver the sudden arrest and resignation of her running mate and lieutenant governor on bribery charges as she tries to win her party's nomination in June.
By Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press
The Democrat said in a statement Thursday that she needs to continue her work as attorney general, citing "a number of important investigations and cases" underway.
By Michael R. Sisak, Michelle L. Price, Associated Press
Kathy Hochul became the first female governor of New York at the stroke of midnight Tuesday, taking control of a state government desperate to get back to business after months of distractions over sexual harassment allegations against Andrew Cuomo.
By Marina Villeneuve, Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
In her first public remarks after the Democratic governor announced his resignation, Hochul said she would change the work culture in the state's top office.
By Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press
The centrist Democrat from western New York last week joined the chorus of politicians denouncing the governor. She said Tuesday that she's ready to lead.
As her husband, New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer, faces public disgrace over revelations that he frequented a prostitution ring, Silda Spitzer now shoulders a burden familiar to political wives throughout history. Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming reflects on this role.
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