The Democratic Senator says New Jersey Governor Christie's decision to pull the plug on the Trans-Hudson Rail Project was a huge mistake.
It's been three months since New Jersey Governor Chris Christie nixed the ARC rail tunnel project, and New York State Senator Chuck Schumer is pushing to get the project back in the works.
Democrat Andrew Cuomo coasted past tea party Republican Carl Paladino after an exceedingly nasty race to win election Tuesday as governor of New York, the job his father, Mario, held in the 1980s and '90s.
With just under a quarter of the vote in, Cuomo had 58 percent to Paladino's 37 percent. Third-party candidates split the remainder.
Most incumbents in congressional races in New York enjoy an advantage over their opponents - they've raised more money. According to www.opensecrets.org, incumbents have received more donations than challengers in 26 out of 28 races.