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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,...

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...

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...

Paterson Accepts Cuomo Denying A Role In Bad Press

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. David Paterson is taking the word of the attorney general's staff that they had nothing to do with attempts to push...

Gregory Meeks: Queens Congressman Says Obama Never Told Him To Talk To David Paterson

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — A Democratic congressman from New York City says he was never ordered by President Barack Obama to intervene in the 2010 race for...

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.

Gov. Paterson Quiet After Lukewarm Intro By Obama

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — As New York Gov. David Paterson's political vitality fades and a court decision over his lieutenant governor choice threatens to ...

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, David Paterson Exchange Words In New York

AP | VALERIE BAUMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

TROY, N.Y. — President Barack Obama is calling New York's embattled governor a wonderful man even as some Democrats want him to drop out of the ...

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...