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Paterson: I Expect Obama Will Stay Out Of NY Primary

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Governor Paterson went on Larry King last night to discuss his political future and his relationship with President Obama. Paterson, who also crash...

David Paterson On Meet The Press: "I'm Blind, I'm Not Oblivious."

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — David Paterson thrived politically as a state senator, working his way up in a nearly all-white Albany political structure. Now, he'...

SNL Mocks Paterson: Did They Go Too Far?

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

SNL's Weekend Update targeted Governor Paterson again last night, this time over his being asked to step aside in the 2010 governor's race. In the co...

The Time The President Didn't Intervene

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

In the first year of his first elected term, Lyndon Johnson made the presidency look easy. Landmark bills on education, health care and civil rights were flying through Congress. But he stayed out of New York politics.

Paterson Blames Andrew Cuomo For Obama's Removal Attempt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. Paterson has privately accused Attorney General Andrew Cuomo -- his would-be replacement -- of "wiring up" President Obama's unprecedented attemp...

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: 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...