The Attorney General released a video today, announcing what everyone has known for a while — that he will seek the governor's office this year. It contained, according to the NYT "New Yorkers of ethnic groups praising Mr. Cuomo." [NYT]
Need help finding a neighborhood to live in? The state Department of Health yesterday introduced its new cancer map that lets you see how many people in each census block have cancer, and what types of hazardous materials are nearby.
Reporters are tired of the Attorney General's late night, off the record phone calls, and want some face time. Cuomo doesn't seem to care what they think. So what are these reporters going to do about it?
Another Times bombshell! The governor drafted a statement in mid-February saying his violent pal, David Johnson, did not beat up his girlfriend, Sherr-una Booker. Paterson wanted Booker to back this up, but she wanted no part of "a lie." [NYT]
New York's governor has terrible taste in friends. He should really stop hiring them. Adviser and ex-roommate Clemmie Harris was accused of beating his girlfriend in 1995, making his the second Paterson aide abuse revelation in under a month. [NYPost]
Maureen O'Connor · 03/13/10 06:02PM
David Paterson: "Things started to go wrong the first day I was sworn in."
When "model" photos of the victim of a sexually-charged crime emerge, it's usually to blame the victim. A decade-old photo session with Sherr-una Booker has emerged, but the pictures are tame and the story is sweet. Does that excuse it?
It's your first ceremonial appearance since the New York Times definitively crushed your political career. You're the laughingstock of the state and weighing whether to resign. Perfect moment to pose in front of Paris Hilton and a belching dog!
Speculation as to when or whether David Paterson is going to resign as governor is entirely pointless. He doesn't know himself. He will probably decide to, and then change his mind, three times today. But it probably won't happen today!
Citing pressures related to David Paterson's "police are my personal henchmen for intimidating abused women" scandal, State Police Superintendent Harry Corbitt announced his retirement late Tuesday. Who's down and who's still standing.
Welcome back to the super fun game show sweeping the Internet: "Is It Racist?"! Last episode, we judged a British movie poster. Tonight, our panel must decide whether the political pressure placed on David Paterson to resign is racist!
David Paterson put Andrew Cuomo in charge of the investigation into whether or not Paterson abused his power. "The attorney general's done his job, I think, extraordinarily well over the last four years," Paterson told the press today. O, rly?