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New York Times' Paterson Story: Paterson Aide David W. Johnson Sold Cocaine, Has Violent History

First Posted: 04/18/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:35 PM ET

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New York Times:

David W. Johnson has worked for Gov. David A. Paterson for much of his adult life. He began as a young, ambitious intern from Harlem when Mr. Paterson was a state legislator. He rose to be Mr. Paterson's driver, serving as a kind of protector and scheduler.

In recent months, however, Mr. Johnson's ascent has been striking: he is now one of the most senior people in the governor's administration, paid $132,000.

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Filed by T.J. Ortenzi  |