Andrew Cuomo

 
Profession : Lawyer ,Politician
Nationality : American
Birth : 6th December, 1957
Death :
About : Andrew Mark Cuomo was born in Queens, New York. He is an American politician who is the 56th and current Governor of New York. A member of the Democratic Party, Cuomo was elected Governor in 2010, holding the same position his father Mario Cuomo held from 1983-94. He is a graduate of Albany Law School. Cuomo began his career working as an assistant district attorney in New York City before entering private practice. Cuomo then joined the Clinton Administration in 1993 when he was appointed assistant secretary for Community Planning and Development in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. He then served as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 1997 to 2001. After a failed campaign for Governor in 2002, Cuomo was elected to one term as Attorney General of New York in 2006; serving until 2011.

Andrew Cuomo Quotes

As my Sicilian grandfather used to say, you get more flies with honey than with vinegar, right?
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I am against the death penalty.
I am fiscally prudent and socially progressive. I believe in protecting a woman’s right to choose. I believe in marriage equality.
I believe discrimination still exists in society and we must fight it in every form.
I believe global warming and climate change are real threats to our planet.
I believe public education is the new civil rights battle and I support charter schools.
I believe Wall Street needs serious ongoing regulation.
I believe we need to attract a new generation of the best and brightest to public service and I believe that government can be a source of inspiration, not degradation.
I believe women still face a glass ceiling that must be shattered.
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I have a portrait of Saint Thomas More in my office.
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I know how bad Albany is. I know it better than most. I understand why people are angry. I’m angry. The question is going to be, how do you change Albany, what is the plan for change, and then how do you actually get it done?
I respect the state workers and I respect their unions, but we simply can’t afford to pay benefits and pensions that are out of line with economic reality.
I think naturally my orientation is from my father.
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I’m governor of New York.
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I’m in politics. I’m in government, so nothing surprises me.
I’ve been not only articulating the dissatisfaction with Albany, I’ve been acting on it. I’ve been very aggressive in bringing public integrity cases and public corruption cases and bringing cases against sitting legislators.
If I’m breathing in 2016, I’ll be happy.
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It’s troubling for me as a Catholic to be at odds with the church.
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Marriage equality changed life for people.
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My father was against the death penalty, and that was hard in the Son of Sam summer when fear was driving the desire for the death penalty.
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New York State is upside down and backwards; high taxes and low performance. The New York State government was at one time a national model. Now, unfortunately, it’s a national disgrace. Sometimes, the corruption in Albany could even make Boss Tweed blush.
The Declaration of Independence says when government fails, the people have the right to replace it. Well, New York State government has failed and the people have the right, indeed the people have the the people have the obligation, to act.
The essential job of government is to facilitate, not frustrate, job development.
There is no dispute that Albany needs to be changed. There is no dispute that the current situation in Albany is untenable. Nobody knows that better than I do.
There was never a war on poverty. Maybe there was a skirmish on poverty.

Quote Of the Day

Anger and hatred lead to fear; compassion and concern for others allow us to develop self-confidence, which breeds trust and friendship.

Dalai Lama