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The Cuomo family is an American
United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

 political family. Mario Cuomo
Mario Cuomo
Mario Matthew Cuomo served as the 52nd Governor of New York from 1983 to 1994, and is the father of Andrew Cuomo, the current governor of New York.-Early life:...

 and his son Andrew Cuomo
Andrew Cuomo
Andrew Mark Cuomo is the 56th and current Governor of New York, having assumed office on January 1, 2011. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the 64th New York State Attorney General, and was the 11th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development...

 both have served as governor of New York
Governor of New York
The Governor of the State of New York is the chief executive of the State of New York. The governor is the head of the executive branch of New York's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military and naval forces. The officeholder is afforded the courtesy title of His/Her...

.

Mario Cuomo's parents, Andrea and Immaculata Cuomo, both immigrated to the United States
Immigration to the United States
Immigration to the United States has been a major source of population growth and cultural change throughout much of the history of the United States. The economic, social, and political aspects of immigration have caused controversy regarding ethnicity, economic benefits, jobs for non-immigrants,...

 from Italy. Andrea immigrated in 1926 and Immaculata immigrated in 1927.
  • Mario Cuomo
    Mario Cuomo
    Mario Matthew Cuomo served as the 52nd Governor of New York from 1983 to 1994, and is the father of Andrew Cuomo, the current governor of New York.-Early life:...

     (born June 15, 1932), unsuccessful candidate for Lieutenant Governor of New York
    Lieutenant Governor of New York
    The Lieutenant Governor of New York is a constitutional office in the executive branch of the government of New York State. It is the second highest ranking official in state government. The lieutenant governor is elected on a ticket with the governor for a four year term...

     (1974); appointed New York Secretary of State by Governor Hugh Carey
    Hugh Carey
    Hugh Leo Carey was an American attorney, the 51st Governor of New York from 1975 to 1982, and a seven-term United States Representative .- Early life :...

     (1975–1978); unsuccessful candidate in 1977 Democratic primary for mayor of New York City
    Mayor of New York City
    The Mayor of the City of New York is head of the executive branch of New York City's government. The mayor's office administers all city services, public property, police and fire protection, most public agencies, and enforces all city and state laws within New York City.The budget overseen by the...

     (lost to Ed Koch
    Ed Koch
    Edward Irving "Ed" Koch is an American lawyer, politician, and political commentator. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1969 to 1977 and three terms as mayor of New York City from 1978 to 1989...

    ); unsuccessful Liberal Party of New York
    Liberal Party of New York
    The Liberal Party of New York is a minor American political party that has been active only in the state of New York. Its platform supports a standard set of social liberal policies: it supports right to abortion, increased spending on education, and universal health care.As of 2007, the Liberal...

     candidate in general election for New York City Mayor (1977), again losing to Ed Koch; Lieutenant Governor of New York 1979–1982; Governor of New York
    Governor of New York
    The Governor of the State of New York is the chief executive of the State of New York. The governor is the head of the executive branch of New York's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military and naval forces. The officeholder is afforded the courtesy title of His/Her...

     (1983–1994); keynote speaker at the 1984 Democratic National Convention
    1984 Democratic National Convention
    The 1984 National Convention of the U.S. Democratic Party was held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California from July 16 to July 19, 1984, to select a candidate for the 1984 United States presidential election. At the convention Walter Mondale was nominated for President and Geraldine...

     in San Francisco.
    • Andrew Cuomo
      Andrew Cuomo
      Andrew Mark Cuomo is the 56th and current Governor of New York, having assumed office on January 1, 2011. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the 64th New York State Attorney General, and was the 11th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development...

       (born December 6, 1957), son of Mario Cuomo; United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
      United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
      The United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development is the head of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, a member of the President's Cabinet, and thirteenth in the Presidential line of succession. The post was created with the formation of the Department of Housing...

       (1997–2001); New York State Attorney General
      New York State Attorney General
      The New York State Attorney General is the chief legal officer of the State of New York. The office has been in existence in some form since 1626, under the Dutch colonial government of New York.The current Attorney General is Eric Schneiderman...

       (2007–2010); governor of New York
      Governor of New York
      The Governor of the State of New York is the chief executive of the State of New York. The governor is the head of the executive branch of New York's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military and naval forces. The officeholder is afforded the courtesy title of His/Her...

       (2011–present).
    • Christopher Cuomo
      Christopher Cuomo
      Christopher "Chris" Cuomo is a television journalist, ABC News chief law and justice correspondent, and co-anchor for ABC's 20/20...

       (born August 9, 1970), son of Mario Cuomo; ABC News
      ABC News
      ABC News is the news gathering and broadcasting division of American broadcast television network ABC, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company...

       chief law and justice correspondent; former news anchor for Good Morning America
      Good Morning America
      Good Morning America is an American morning news and talk show that is broadcast on the ABC television network; it debuted on November 3, 1975. The weekday program airs for two hours; a third hour aired between 2007 and 2008 exclusively on ABC News Now...

      ; co-anchor for ABC's 20/20; winner of six national Emmys; picked as one of People
      People (magazine)
      In 1998, the magazine introduced a version targeted at teens called Teen People. However, on July 27, 2006, the company announced it would shut down publication of Teen People immediately. The last issue to be released was scheduled for September 2006. Subscribers to this magazine received...

      magazine's "50 Sexiest People" in 1997.


Mario Cuomo's daughter Maria Cuomo Cole is married to Kenneth Cole
Kenneth Cole (designer)
Kenneth Cole is an American clothing designer. Born in Brooklyn, New York, his father, Charles Cole, owned the El Greco shoe manufacturing company. Before learning the family business and starting his own company in 1982, Cole studied law at Emory University.- Birth of a shoe company :Kenneth Cole...

, a well-known New York fashion designer.

From 1990 to 2003, Andrew Cuomo was married to Kerry Kennedy
Kerry Kennedy
Mary Kerry Kennedy is an American human rights activist and writer. She is the seventh of the eleven children of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Skakel Kennedy. She was known as Kerry Kennedy Cuomo from 1991 until 2003.-Early life:...

, daughter of Robert F. Kennedy
Robert F. Kennedy
Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy , also referred to by his initials RFK, was an American politician, a Democratic senator from New York, and a noted civil rights activist. An icon of modern American liberalism and member of the Kennedy family, he was a younger brother of President John F...

 and Ethel Skakel. Cuomo and Kennedy divorced, and Cuomo currently is dating Food Network host Sandra Lee