The 51-year-old actress is best known for her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes, the frisky but cynical lawyer who romped through six seasons and two movies of "Sex and the City".
"We're hoping that somebody comes forward, and we're hoping that either Stephanie or Cynthia Nixon run, but neither one has indicated to us that they are near a decision", said Arthur Schwartz, an organizer for the New York Progressive Action Network.
The actress' rep did not deny that she was considering a gubernatorial run, instead releasing a statement that says, "many concerned New Yorkers have been encouraging Cynthia to run for office, and as she has said previously, she will continue to explore it".
She recently took a swipe at "corporate Democrats" during her acceptance speech at the Human Right's Campaign's New York Gala, where she received a Visibility Award.
"In this business you can't let these things bother you, otherwise you won't last long", Cuomo said. While she hasn't officially declared her candidacy, and a spokesperson said no final decisions have been made, sources say Rebecca Katz and Bill Hyers (veterans of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's first campaign) are expected to be involved.
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Main, who opposed the bill, added, "There should not be a state-by-state patchwork of differing laws and regulations". Inslee's office said Washington is the first state to pass its own law to protect net neutrality.
Cuomo was asked on a conference call about the possibility of Mayor de Blasio being behind Nixon's potential run.
It was first hinted she was interested in the Empire State's top job last August when her associates told The Wall Street Journal she was mulling the idea.
Four years ago he was challenged by relative unknown Zephyr Teachout, who managed to win 34 percent of the primary vote. In February, Law & Order: SVU actress Diane Neal announced she was running for Congress.
Nixon, an education activist, is a de Blasio ally and would be seen as testing Cuomo from the political left.
"Normally name recognition is relevant when it has some connection to the endeavor", said the Governor, who said if it's just about name recognition, he hopes Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie or Billy Joel do not get into the race.