David Patterson

“Our nation is forever indebted to these WWII heroes,” said Sen. John McCain.
Even in the Age of Obama, serious impediments remain for the most ambitious black politicians. Read more on The American
D.T. lived in hopeful expectation, but even today, it's stunning to think that the life of this one-time slave overlapped with that of his great-granddaughter, Marian, who now resides in the White House.
Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo should replace the current commissioner with one who believes in prioritizing services for the most seriously ill.
On an otherwise largely disappointing night for New York Republicans, the party appeared to be on the verge of either retaking
I am very sensitive to the feelings of the families of victims of 9/11 [whether or not I showed it in a couple of statements
At a party Quentin Crisp once explained the gay penchant for working-class men as having to do with a human need to experience
Free land in New York City? Pretty sweet deal, right? Unfortunately, for Paterson and King, they are practicing one of the most bigoted forms of public policy that has greatly hurt America -- redlining.
Really? Among everything else this state is handling, Paterson decides to ban this? NY Governor David Paterson has signed
Where, I wonder, are other middle class African Americans like me who could save up to purchase a ticket?
Governor Patterson is betting heavily on proceeds from natural gas extracted from New York's Marcellus Shale. However, real concerns exist about what industrializing this area would mean.
Gov. Paterson's top adviser and ex-roommate Clemmie Harris got into a heated argument in 1995 with Harris' then-girlfriend
Air controller at JFK brings kids to work and lets them direct traffic. Extreme version of Take A Child To Work Day. No big deal since most pilots too drunk to notice.
The thing about promising to drain the swamp is that people tend to remember. Then they expect you to do it. What a pain in the gavel! Actually, that's only partially true.
The Republicans have Rick Lazio for governor, nobody for the Senate, Comptroller, AG or Lt. Governor. Nobody. Outside the
Kristin Davis' campaign slogan will be "GOVERN THIS" Get ready to see these two publicity hounds all over the airwaves. Visit
The lesson Obama should have learned from the Kennedys is that you need to know how and when to be tough and how to use your power well.
The Obama administration on Friday gave up on its plan to try the Sept. 11 plotters in Lower Manhattan, bowing to almost
In the past several weeks, several veterans of New York politics received calls from Andrew Cuomo's top operatives and were
WASHINGTON -- Not long after news leaked last month that Andrew Romanoff was determined to make a Democratic primary run