Gov. Cuomo delivers powerful eulogy for father

Jan 6, 2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo with his father, Mario, on election night.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered a powerful 40-minute eulogy for his late father, saying the three-term governor never abandoned his beliefs even if it meant facing political consequences.

Hundreds attended Mario Cuomo's funeral in New York City, including Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vice President Joe Biden and numerous political leaders from the Buffalo region.

Cuomo served as governor from 1983 to 1994, earning a reputation as a powerful orator and a leading voice for liberals.