Mario Cuomo

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Many Mohawks are mourning the loss of a high-profile and often times controversial, leader. Born in Buffalo, Kakwirakeron - also known by his English name, Arthur Montour Sr. - died on October 31. He was 75 years old and left behind 59 grandchildren.

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Reaction is mixed about the corruption conviction of former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver that was overturned Thursday by a federal appeals court. The decision also begs the question of how it will affect others convicted or charged with corruption.

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Governor Cuomo got his moment on the convention stage Thursday night before Hillary Clinton’s speech.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo spent Sunday celebrating Easter with hundreds of New Yorkers at the Governor’s Mansion in Albany. It’s part of a new tradition Cuomo aims to make it an annual one, replacing the long-running New Year’s Open House.

Governor Cuomo Marches to raise Minimum Wage

Sep 12, 2015
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Governor Andrew Cuomo  lead  major supporters of the Mario Cuomo Campaign for Economic Justice in a New York City parade.

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Responding to Wednesday’s early-morning passing of the New York State Budget, Governor Andrew Cuomo said reforming the state’s education system is arguably the most important responsibility of his position.

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.

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Three democratic Buffalo lawmakers are attending Tuesday's funeral for former Governor Mario Cuomo.   WBFO'S Eileen Buckley caught up with them at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport before they departed on a flight to New York City. 

The family of former three-term New York Governor Mario Cuomo has announced details of his wake and funeral.

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Following the passing of Mario Cuomo, many officials in the City of Buffalo are lamenting on the career and life of the three-term New York Governor.

Former New York Governor Mario Cuomo died on New Year’s Day, just hours after his son , Governor Andrew Cuomo, gave his inaugural address for his second term in office.

Higgins recalls Mario Cuomo

Jan 2, 2015

Buffalo-area Congressman Brain Higgins is joining the many in recalling former New York Governor Mario Cuomo who died on Thursday at the age of 82.  Higgins said Cuomo eloquently expressed "the essence of what the Democratic Party has been in America."