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Carl Paladino, Ed Cox Confrontation At GOP Candidate Screening

Capitol Confidential | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gubernatorial hopeful Carl Paladino got into a heated confrontation with Republican State Chairman Ed Cox during a candidate screening Saturday in Roc...

Client Number Nine, Spitzer, and Second Chances

Oghene Oyiborhoro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Oghene Oyiborhoro

Spitzer's wasting of taxpayer money and time while canoodling with prostitutes as "Client number nine" was reprehensible. However, America has an unspoken rule on forgiveness.

Paterson Says GOP Governor Candidates "Know Nothing"

nydailynews.com | By Glenn Blain and Kenneth Lovett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. Paterson slammed two of the Republicans who want his job this morning, saying they "know nothing" and should not be running for the state's top o...

Rick Lazio, A Creature Of Wall Street

Village Voice | Wayne Barrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A decade ago, Rick Lazio lost to Hillary Clinton in the nation's most expensive and most watched Senate race ever, and then promptly disappeared. App...

GOP Gov Candidate Has Love Child

nydailynews.com | By Kenneth Lovett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A controversial conservative businessman who will announce his run for governor Monday fathered a child during an extramarital affair a decade ago. B...

New York Senate Passes Emergency Bill To Keep Government Running

nytimes.com | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The State Senate approved emergency legislation on Monday to keep essential government services functioning after the March 31 budget deadline, an ind...

Andrew Cuomo Chooses Running Mate: Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy

nytimes.com | DANNY HAKIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo has picked Mayor Robert J. Duffy of Rochester to be his running mate, the Cuomo campaign announced Tuesday morning....

Carl Paladino, Republican Millionaire Eyeing Governor Position, Compares Health Care Bill To 9/11

New York Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

An upstate Republican millionaire running for governor coldly declared President Obama's health care plan will kill more people than the 9/11 terror a...

Eliot Spitzer May Join CNN At Campbell Brown Time Slot, Reports Washington Examiner

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Eliot Spitzer may join CNN for a show to be broadcast at the time slot being vacated by Campbell Brown, reports The Washington Examiner. The Examiner...

Steve Levy Switches To G.O.P. And Upsets Governor Race

nytimes.com | JEREMY W. PETERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A governor's race that seemed all but settled is about to be upended again, by a popular Democrat from Long Island who is set to announce that he is s...

Jason Linkins

Betsy McCaughey For Senate Or Governor? Candidacy Floated In Poll Calls

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Good news for people who like trial balloons for bad candidates! The New York Daily News' Elizabeth Benjamin heard from one Manhattanite who received ...

Steve Levy For Gov? NY Republicans Consider Moderate Democrat For Governor Run

nytimes.com | JEREMY W. PETERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Republican nomination for governor, which had for months seemed all but locked up by former United States Representative Rick A. Lazio, became a m...

Governor Ravitch: New York at the Abyss?

Eric Lurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Eric Lurio

New York is at a precipice of sorts. Looking back over the political history of the state, it's completely unique. Sure, there were the Draft Riots of...

Defiant Paterson Leaves Exit Door Open

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE 9:51 am: With his steadfast denials weakening, the New York Daily News reports that Governor Paterson will not seek reelection. The beleaguere...

Governor Richard Ravitch -- Now More Than Ever

David A. Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David A. Singer

We need Governor Ravitch now. He's the adult in the room. Ravitch has the gravitas, trust and respect of elected officials from both parties.

Denise E. O'Donnell Resigns: Top Paterson Cabinet Member Resigns In Wake Of State Trooper Scandal

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A top cabinet official for Governor David Paterson has resigned in the wake of reports that the governor and state troopers had inappropriate contact ...

New York Times Paterson Bombshell: Paterson Aide David W. Johnson Sold Cocaine, Has Been Violent

New York Times | Danny Hakim and William K. Rashbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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...

Larry King To Interview Paterson

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Beleaguered Governor David Paterson will sit down with Larry King Thursday night to discuss recent scandal rumors, allegations of infidelity, and the ...

Paterson Holds Press Conference To Discuss Scandal Rumors (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Governor David Paterson held a press this afternoon to address the rumors and allegations swirling around Albany and beyond. Paterson flatly denied a...

Paterson Losing Support From Harlem's Black Elected Officials

nydailynews.com | Elizabeth Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. Paterson's Harlem base is crumbling. African-American elected officials and business leaders who have long been the core of the embattled governo...

Paterson Official Denies Resignation Rumors

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Business Insider now reports that a Paterson official denies that the governor will resign. The same source also says that while a "New York ...

Paterson Sex Scandal In The Works? Media Abuzz About Possible 'Bombshell' Story

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Rumors are flying that the New York Times is set to publish a bombshell scandal regarding New York Governor David Paterson. Members of the media a...

Colbert To Eliot Spitzer: You're Honest Because 'You've Got No Public Image To Uphold' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer was a guest on "The Colbert Report" Tuesday for the first time since February of 2008, just weeks before his in...

Andrew Cuomo Courts Black Leaders In New York For Governorship

nytimes.com | DANNY HAKIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Andrew Cuomo has made inroads among younger generations of black political and religious leaders in places like central Brooklyn and southeastern Quee...

Andrew Cuomo Vs. David Paterson Fight Already Taking Shape In New York

New York Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's on! Gov. Paterson's campaign opened fire on Attorney General Andrew Cuomo Sunday after the Daily News reported he'll soon announce he's running f...