The speech is the final annual address for the 79-year-old politician, who is entering his 16th and last year in office.
Democratic Party chalks up gubernatorial wins in New Jersey and Virginia and is on the brink of major state legislative victories.
"Our job is to encourage every person in this country to get all of the education they can, not to punish them for getting that education," Sanders says at the announcement with Cuomo, pictured at right.
Worries mount as affiliates of the group issue calls for sympathizers to head to the area.
"To poison all the children in an historic American city is no small feat."
If the recent political trends in Illinois serve as a test case for the rest of the country, we're in for big trouble.
In the span of just a few weeks, the state Legislature passed—and Gov. Jerry Brown approved—a series of bills that further the cause of social justice on a wide range of issues.
The execution of Richard Glossip was postponed Wednesday for 37 days, thanks to Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, who cited questions about the state’s execution protocol and the chemicals used for lethal injection.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal made an appearance on Sunday's "Face the Nation" and departed from the GOP script on gun control by recommending stricter standards in states other than his own.
California's water-challenged residents know what it's like to deal with ecological trouble in their own backyards, so it was only fitting that the Golden State's Gov. Jerry Brown did a little preaching Tuesday at the Vatican's climate-focused meeting of mayors from around the world.