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Obama To Visit Albany, Meet With Governor Paterson

saratogian.com | TOM CAPROOD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Security will be especially tight around Hudson Valley Community College and parts of the Capital Region today as local authorities prepare for the ar...

Obama Throws Gov. Paterson Under the Bus

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Democratic voters might well prefer Attorney General Andrew Cuomo. But this hardly seems like the sort of situation that requires an emergency intervention by the most powerful person on the planet.

Obama Is the Boot, But the Foot Is All Local

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

It's been the silent consensus of New York Democratic leaders for months now that Paterson needs to go. Paterson did not respond well to these critics, injecting race into the equation.

Paterson Ignores Obama

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. David Paterson isn't scrapping his plans to run for the office he inherited 18 months ago, despite growing pressure from Was...

Obama: Paterson Should Quit New York Governor's Race

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

President Obama has asked an increasingly embattled Gov. David Paterson to bow out of the 2010 governor's race. Two senior administration officials...

Gov. David Paterson Endorses Bill Thompson For Mayor

New York Daily News | By Adam Lisberg and Frank Lombardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Days after officially becoming the Democratic candidate for mayor, city Controller William Thompson finally picked up the blessing of Gov. Paterson. ...

Richard Fife, Gov. Paterson's Selected Campaign Manager

New York Times | Nicholas Confessore | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Showing his intention to keep his job, Gov. David A. Paterson announced on Thursday that he had selected Richard Fife, a longtime New York political o...

MTA Accountability

Gene Russianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gene Russianoff

Eight leading civic groups sent a letter to Gov. Paterson in support of legislation creating oversight for the MTA budget. Let's hope he listens.

Paterson Vetoes Bills Aimed To Protect Disabled

1010Wins.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP/ 1010 WINS) -- Several bills intended to protect the disabled from discrimination and abuse were among the 18 that New York Gov. Dav...

State Applies For $98 Million In Stimulus Funds For Moynihan

The New York Observer | Eliot Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It's official: The Paterson administration has passed Washington, D.C., the collection plate for Moynihan Station. Earlier this week, the state submit...

The Impact of the Economic Crisis on New York City Business

Kathryn Wylde | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kathryn Wylde

For small business, the recession will be a difficult trial, but it may turn out to provide the wake up call that New York City and State needed to support entrepreneurial companies.

Powell Endorses Bloomberg

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Tens of thousands of revelers gathered in Brooklyn to celebrate Caribbean culture Monday at the West Indian American Day Parade, as bright...

Cuomo Is Said to Find No "Rogue Unit" in New York State Police

New York Times | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An 18-month investigation by Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo into accusations of political interference at the State Police has found no evidence tha...

Wall Street Bonuses Were Good For State, Says Governor Paterson

New York Daily News | By Glenn Blain | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY - Gov. Paterson doesn't think it was such a great idea to go after all those Wall Street bonuses. Paterson Thursday took aim at a signature ...

Candidates Drug Use Not A Deal Breaker, But Hypocrisy On Issue Should Be!

Tony Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Tony Newman

We have two candidates running for District Attorney of Manhattan, one the of the most powerful law enforcement jobs in the country, admitting to cocaine use.

Governor Paterson Sports A New Moustache (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. Paterson showed off his new beard-free look yesterday at a press conference for Jay-Z. Keeping only the moustache, Paterson is either trying to ...

NY Post: Spitzer Eyeing Comeback Run

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Disgraced former Gov. Eliot Spitzer has been privately talking with friends about a possible comeback, and is considering a run for statewide office n...

Thompson Lets A Supporter's Criticism Of Paterson Speak For Itself

The Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Bill Thompson supporter and labor leader Stuart Appelbaum complained loudly that the governor and state Democratic Party weren't doing more to help ou...

Jay-Z To Hold 9/11 Charity Concert

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A benefit concert that rapper Jay-Z is planning for Sept. 11 is a step in the direction that his career – and life – is h...

David Paterson's Got A Bone To Pick

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York's beleaguered governor talks candidly with Lloyd Grove about: •His critics: "In the middle of World War II, if we had a country full of ...

Paterson Bans Texting, Use Of "Oriental"

AP | Michael Gormley | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- It's now illegal to text, tweet or surf while driving in New York. Gov. David Paterson announced Thursday that he signed the a...

What's Good For Giuliani Is Good For Democrats?

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The whispers about Rudy Giuliani running for governor have been getting louder in recent days, just as Governor Paterson has stumbled through gaffe af...

David Paterson, The Accidental Governor?

Russell Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Russell Simmons

In a year where every single Governor is under fire, and other governors have simply quit (Mrs. Palin?), Governor Paterson is working hard to weather the storm during this difficult economic time.

Dinkins, Obama Not Buying Paterson Race Claim

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Governor Paterson's claims of racist mistreatment by the media seem to have fallen on deaf ears in New York and beyond. The New York Times reports ...

Andrew Cuomo Popularity High, David Paterson Trails Significantly: Poll

RealClearPolitics | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A new Siena College poll finds 68% of New York voters would prefer someone else if Gov. David Paterson (D) decides to run for governor next year. This...