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David Paterson

  1. oh albany!
    Governor Paterson Trying to Look More Governor-likeThat means no more wisecracks.
  2. client 9
    Eliot Spitzer Considering Comeback! Still!The love gov is “strongly considering” running for comptroller, and Governor Paterson likes the idea.
  3. the cuddle muddle
    In Praise of Bonuses, David Paterson Heads to Wall StreetRichard Parsons, the chairman of Citigroup, thought the speech terrific.
  4. oh albany!
    State Senate Passes Halfhearted Attempt at Solving Deficit Problems$2.7 billion in mostly onetime reduction measures.
  5. oh albany!
    Governor Paterson Wants to Just Take Care of This Budget Crisis HimselfOf course, he needs the legislature to allow him to do that, which it obviously will not do!
  6. oh albany!
    Budget Fight Has Made Albany Even More Crotchety Than UsualPaterson, Sampson, and Silver all hate each other, reportedly.
  7. equal rites
    State High Court Rules That New York Can Indeed Recognize Same-Sex Marriages From Out of StateThe out-of-state Alliance Defense Fund has been defeated.
  8. the cuddle muddle
    Governor Paterson Wants to Settle This Thing With Rupert Murdoch Like Erudite GentlemenWill Murdoch shrink from the challenge?
  9. today in terror
    Paterson Doesn’t Want Terrorists Tried in New York“We’re still having trouble getting over it.”
  10. the cuddle muddle
    Governor Paterson Now Losing to Everyone, According to PollEven Rick Lazio!
  11. oh albany!
    Governor Paterson Open to Replacing Mandatory License-Plate Fee With Other Arbitrary FeeHooray!
  12. equal rites
    Gay-Marriage Vote by End of Year, Say Governor, Senate LeadershipAs the State Senate ignored yet another call for a vote on the issue, gay activists began raising the pressure.
  13. equal rites
    State Senate Won’t Vote on Gay MarriageThe ball is dropped, once again.
  14. oh albany!
    Paterson Stresses the Importance of Cuts to Education, Medicaid in Special Joint SessionThe proposed cuts to education and Medicaid total over $750 million but, to be fair, New York spends more money on Medicaid than any other state.
  15. oh albany!
    There Isn’t a Ton of Cohesion on the State-Budget Crisis Right NowPaterson is addressing the Legislature today to plead his case.
  16. the cuddle muddle
    Governor Paterson Introduces Himself to New YorkersThe embattled governor begins airing his first campaign ads.
  17. equal rites
    Governor Paterson Puts Marriage Equality on Agenda for Senate Special SessionWhether they’ll actually vote on it is still up in the air.
  18. early and awkward
    Rudy Giuliani Enjoyed the Largesse of the Yankees As WellDavid Paterson’s World Series tickets are nothing compared to the gifts Rudy Giuliani got from the Yankees.
  19. equal rites
    As Paterson Calls Senate Back on Gay Marriage, Tide Is Against Taking a VoteThere are too many factors against putting marriage equality to a vote to make it likely we’ll even see how people feel about the issue itself.
  20. the cuddle muddle
    Governor Paterson Attended the Yankee Game on ‘Official Business’Because otherwise, it would have been illegal.
  21. the cuddle muddle
    Governor Paterson Has an Exit StrategyIf the polls stay low, which they almost definitely will, he will “reassess.”
  22. Governor Paterson Off the Hook for Caroline Kennedy MessWell, actually, not really.
  23. stand clear of the closing doors
    New MTA Chief Wants Lower Fares on Nights and WeekendsAnd that’s just one of his hugely ambitious goals.
  24. ballsy crimes
    Paterson on Hiram Monserrate’s Tenuous Senate Future: ‘I Don’t Want to Taint This Process’The governor is staying out of it.
  25. equal rites
    Paterson to Put Marriage Equality on the Agenda for Next Week’s Senate SessionOf course, he can’t make them actually vote on it.
  26. oh albany!
    State Budget Destined for DisasterPaterson and Senate Democrats clash on his proposed budget cuts.
  27. gossipmonger
    Gerard Butler Has a ‘Pint-Sized Pooch’And more celebrity trivia, in today’s gossip roundup.
  28. the cuddle muddle
    Paterson Challenges Nonexistent Candidates to Show Their CardsPaterson calls out Andrew Cuomo and Rudy Giuliani, we assume.
  29. early and often
    Democrats Ponder Domino Strategy to Remove PatersonHow Charlie Rangel could help his old Harlem clubhouse buddy.
  30. early and often
    Paterson: ‘I Think I Can Beat Mayor Giuliani’To be fair, nobody doubts that he thinks that.
  31. early and awkward
    Cuomo, Paterson Engage in What We Assume Was an Awkward HugEspecially since it was right after Cuomo gave a blatantly governor-esque speech.
  32. governor overshare
    Michelle Paterson: ‘David Was Hurt. But Somewhere He Has This Steel Inside Him.’Oh God, more oversharing.
  33. governor overshare
    David Paterson: ‘I’m Blind, But I’m Not Oblivious’We need to talk about our governor’s honesty issue.
  34. early and often
    New York Getting Tired of Being Treated Like Obama’s FiefdomStay out of our governor’s race, Obama!
  35. early and often
    State to Have to Issue IOUs?Governor Paterson says it might be a reality.
  36. the cuddle muddle
    The Patersons Get a Little Too Honest“I didn’t sign up for this,” the governor told a luncheon yesterday.
  37. the cuddle muddle
    New York Dems Are Completely Behind Paterson, With Many CaveatsYeesh, it doesn’t get much less enthusiastic than this.
  38. the cuddle muddle
    Governor Paterson’s Facial Hair Is No MoreThe mustache is gone. So is the old Paterson.
  39. early and often
    Paterson Lashes Out at Obama, Naturally“If you look at it from their perspective, they haven’t exactly been able to govern in the first year of their administration in the way that other administrations have.”
  40. early and often
    Paterson’s Approval Rates Dipping AgainAnd this is from a poll taken before the president told him not to run again.
  41. oh albany!
    David Paterson Can Appoint a Lieutenant Governor After All!Something good finally happened to Governor Paterson! It probably won’t change much, though.
  42. early and awkward
    Analyzing the Obama-Paterson Handshake HugVerdict: AWKWARD.
  43. the post-racial world
    Michael Steele Accuses President Obama of RacismWhat other possible reason could there be for Obama to target David Paterson?
  44. early and often
    Smith: Introducing Governor UnderdogBy dissing David Paterson, Obama might have given him his last shot.
  45. early and awkward
    ‘The David Paterson Problem’Paterson and the White House scramble over yesterday’s ‘Times’ report.
  46. politics as unusual
    Obama Asks Paterson to Drop Out of the 2010 RaceGovernor is reportedly “resistant.”
  47. early and often
    Bill Thompson Gets Attention, EndorsementAs “class warfare” is ignited, David Paterson gives his seal of approval to the Democrat.
  48. gossipmonger
    Mayor Bloomberg Is a Lady Gaga FanThe mayor drops knowledge on MTV, John Mayer and Mischa Barton have dinner in the same room, Kanye West goes spinning, and more gossip as celebrities descend on New York Fashion Week.
  49. gossipmonger
    Hey, Jared and Ivanka, Why the Sudden Rush to Get Married?The date is October 25, three months after their engagement.
  50. the cuddle muddle
    David Paterson Hoping to Win Points by Defending Wall Street Bonuses?Another winning strategy.
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