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Governor David Paterson

Three Truly Weird Governors, USA

Jamie Stiehm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamie Stiehm

Somehow Palin's speaking pattern, upswept hair, glasses and supreme self-confidence electrified the body politic. Love or fear her, she and her small-town ways could not be ignored.

Republicans Like Gillibrand More Than Democrats: Poll

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new poll suggests Republicans in New York are happier than Democrats with the selection of Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand (D) as the state's next senator -...

Paterson's Approval Rating Drops Down To 44 Percent: CNN

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The perceived chaos surrounding the appointment to fill Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's Senate seat has taken a toll on New York's governor, acco...

Gillibrand, Sitting in my Den

Claudia Ricci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Claudia Ricci

Less than three years ago, on a winter Sunday afternoon, Kirsten Gillibrand sat in the den of my 1850s farmhouse in upstate New York, contemplating her very first run for office.

Gillibrand: 'I Realize You Don't Know Much About Me'

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ALBANY, N.Y. — Instantly opening a rift among New York Democrats, Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand _ a little-known, pro-gun Democrat from a rural Republ...

Paterson Still Undecided For Clinton Replacement

CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In Washington for Barack Obama's inauguration, New York Governor David Paterson ended up talking about Hillary Clinton and the U.S. Senate seat she re...

Caroline Kennedy Promising That Obama Will Campaign For Governor Paterson

CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Now that Hillary Clinton's confirmation hearings are underway, the clock is officially ticking for Gov. David Paterson to pick her successor. There'...

Paterson's Secretive Senate Selection Process May Violate State Law

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. David Paterson's secretive process to select Hillary Rodham Clinton's successor in the U.S. Senate conflicts with his campai...

Regulator: Gov.'s Senate process may break NY law

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. David Paterson's secretive process to select Hillary Rodham Clinton's successor in the U.S. Senate conflicts with his campai...

Paterson: Kennedy's Inexperience "Does Not Help Her"

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New York Gov. David Paterson says Caroline Kennedy's lack of elected office experience "does not help her" in her drive to fill the senate seat being ...

The State of New York's Economy

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Tepper Marlin

Today Governor David Paterson gave his State of the State Address. I watched it and you can too. Why does it matter? Because the state is facing huge...

On the Appointment of Caroline Kennedy, or Any Other Non-Elected Individual to Fill the New York Senate Vacancy

Michael Vazquez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Vazquez

Barack Obama's campaign, in its mastery of the myriad intricacies of our electoral process, created a strategy which has helped us rediscover and reexamine democracy in America.

The Political Growth and Power of Caroline Kennedy

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Madeleine M. Kunin

It's possible that I am being too sensitive about gender bias, but is the "experience" question raised more frequently for women than it is for men?

Report: New NY Governor Admits Affair

AP | VALERIE BAUMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ALBANY, N.Y. — Just hours after he received a standing ovation from lawmakers chanting his name, New York's newly sworn governor was answering q...

"Spitzer! The Musical": A Scandal That Toppled A Governor, In Verse

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Incoming Governor David Paterson Asked: Have You Slept With Prostitutes?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

From the New York Daily News: The Capitol Red Room is jam-packed with reporters, lobbyists, and state staffers for LG David Paterson's first press c...

David Paterson: Who Is He?

236.com | 23/6: News You Can Misuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New York governor Eliot Spitzer has finally resigned because he put his peepee in some hos, and the state's Lieutenant Governor, David A. Paterson, is...

New York Governor David Paterson Makes Fun Of His Blindness, Cracks Jewish Joke, Makes Fun Of GOP Leader In First Speech

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New York's new Governor David Paterson drew applause and hoots of laughter as he delivered an inaugural speech laden with jokes about fellow Albany la...

David Paterson: New York's Next Governor

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is forced to step down over his involvement in the prostitution ring Emperor's Club VIP, Lieutenant Governor David ...