She was at an event encouraging women to become politically active. A moment later, Cynthia Nixon, for the first time, said she was thinking of making history as New York’s first woman governor. "Maybe," she said. It wasn't the fullest of interviews. We asked again, and then again. Maybe is all we’d get. But it confirmed what had been a rumor for weeks, that Nixon was eying a challenge to Governor Andrew Cuomo from the left. If she does run, she may not need much help with speechwriting.