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Is It a Problem When the Party Decides?

Seth Masket | Posted 06.18.2012 | Denver
Seth Masket

Think about recent examples of state or national party leaders trying to pick nominees before primary voters had a chance to weigh in. Do voters ever push back?

Paterson Wastes His 'Meet the Press' Moment: Politicker

Politicker NY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Watching David Paterson play dumb on "Meet the Press" on Sunday called to mind a favorite scene from "The Naked Gun," when Leslie Nielsen's Lt. Frank ...

Paterson: Obama Administration Can't Get Anything Done Either | By Kenneth Lovett in Albany and Erica Pearson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York


Gov. Paterson Insists He Didn't Take Shot At Obama

Politicker NY | Jimmy Vielkind | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY - David Paterson insisted comments he made yesterday about Barack Obama's effectiveness in Washington were not a "shot" at the president. This ...

Rahm Emanuel Meddling To Keep Paterson From Race

The Daily Beast | Lloyd Grove | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

President Barack Obama's amazingly awkward attempt to nudge damaged New York Gov. David Paterson out of the race to keep his job - as chronicled in la...

Michelle Paterson Speaks Out On Obama (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

While her husband spent the day denying he "ever took a shot" at President Obama as payback for his vote of no confidence this past weekend, Michelle ...

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.

Sam Stein

Paterson: McCain Camp's 'Terrorist' Attacks Are A Dangerous Low | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. David Paterson said the McCain campaign has crossed an emotional and political line by claiming Barack Obama "pals around" with terrorists. "We ...