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Gov. Paterson. Spitzer's Successor Has Few Enemies "Replacing Eliot L. Spitzer, who rose to the governorship of New York after browbeating Wall Street titans, is David A. Paterson, a man so affable that the colleague he supplanted in an Albany coup now speaks of him in glowing terms." After Spitzer: Paterson brings political acumen to New York politics "The man in line to be New York's next governor is, in many ways, the accidental governor. And as David Paterson has done all his life, the legally blind African-American is counting on people to underestimate him."

Presidential campaign. For Clinton and Obama, next six weeks are critical "The next six weeks of the election calendar are a desert. With no contests until Pennsylvania's on April 22

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