David Paterson resigns

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Paterson Spokesman Resigns

Kauffman 'cannot in good conscience continue' in administration

(Newser) - David Paterson's top spokesman resigned today, becoming the third New York state official to quit in the wake of the governor's domestic violence scandal. Peter Kauffman did not make explicit reference to the scandals that have plagued Paterson's administration, saying only that "as recent developments have come to light,... More »

David Paterson: I'm Not Quitting

And NY governor says he's still got the power to run state

(Newser) - OK, OK: David Paterson won't run for a new term, but he's still running the decaying Empire State, and he's certainly not quitting. Resigning is "off the table," the embattled New York gov said today. "In terms of authority of power, I have the power." As... More »

Blaming 'Obstacles,' Paterson Drops Out

Days after launching campaign for full term, NY governor leaves race

(Newser) - David Paterson made it official this afternoon, putting an end to his campaign for a full term as New York governor just days after he launched it. The move came in the wake of a domestic violence scandal involving one of his closest advisers, but Paterson said he was "... More »

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