Meet Kathy

Posted on August 28, 2014

With the Democratic primary just around the corner, I wanted to cut through the noise and tell you directly about my record — and why I’m running for Lieutenant Governor. When a Congressional seat unexpectedly opened up in the most Republican district in the State of New York, I campaigned to fight the Paul Ryan […]

Daily Freeman: Lt. Gov candidate, top Dems promote Women’s Equality Party

Posted on August 12, 2014 hochul-podium

Original article by Patricia Doxsey on the Daily Freeman KINGSTON >> Saying women’s issues are everyone’s issues, Democratic elected officials, candidates and supporters gathered Tuesday to promote the Women’s Equality Party and the creation of a Women’s Equality line on the November ballot. “We’ve got some problems and we’ve got issues that are unresolved,” said […]

NYTimes: Cuomo Allies Plan a Political Party Focusing on Women

Posted on July 17, 2014 cuomo_hochul_news

Allies of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Thursday that they were starting a new party to rally female voters, which would have its own ballot line in the November election — with Mr. Cuomo on it.

It was both a salvo directed at the Democratic governor’s Republican opponent in his run for re-election and a nose-thumbing to his critics on the left.

Buffalo News: Cuomo, Hochul campaign rally in Amherst

Posted on May 24, 2014 hochul-podium

Kathleen C. Hochul, a former Western New York congresswoman, told an audience gathered at a UAW hall in Amherst that growing up in a family with four brothers made her “just a little bit competitive.”

“I don’t want to just win, folks,” she said. “We’re not just going to win back all those counties, OK? We’re going to kick butt in a way that people have never seen before.”

D&C: Cuomo taps Hochul for LG

Posted on May 21, 2014 news-image-1

Former western New York congresswoman Kathy Hochul was named today as Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s running mate. Cuomo made the announcement in a video message at the Democratic convention on Long Island. They will be nominated to head the Democratic ticket on Thursday.

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