- Category : 1957-births
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Consciousness 4
American politician, author, and lawyer serving since 2011 as the 56th governor of New York state. A member of the Democratic Party, he was elected to the same position his father, Mario Cuomo, held for three terms.
From 1997 to 2001, he served as the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. From 2007 to 2010, Cuomo was Attorney General of New York.
During his governorship, Cuomo oversaw the passage of a law legalizing same-sex marriage in New York; creation of the United States Climate Alliance, a group of states committed to fighting climate change by following the terms of the Paris Climate Accords; passage of the strictest gun control law in the U.S.; Medicaid expansion; a new tax code that raised taxes for the wealthy and lowered taxes for the middle class; paid family leave; an increase in the minimum wage; wage equality; and legislation legalizing medical marijuana.
His books include All Things Possible: Setbacks and Success in Politics and Life (2014) and Crossroads: The Future of American Politics (2003).
Cuomo married Kerry Kennedy, the seventh child of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Skakel Kennedy, on 9 June 1990. They have three daughters: twins, Cara Ethel Kennedy-Cuomo and Mariah Matilda Kennedy-Cuomo (born 1995), and Michaela Andrea Kennedy-Cuomo (born 1997). They separated in 2003, and divorced in 2005.
He began dating Food Network host Sandra Lee in 2005 and the couple moved in together in 2011. On 25 September 2019 the couple announced that they had ended their relationship.