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Paterson announces gubernatorial campaign

Governor David Paterson formally announced his candidacy for governor over the weekend. He began with a speech on Long Island at his law school alma mater, Hofstra University, and then made stops in Rochester and Buffalo. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Spitzer Not Worried About Primary Challenge

Gubernatorial candidate Eliot Spitzer made his first public appearance since rival candidate Tom Suozzi announced he'll attempt to run in a Democratic primary against the Attorney General. Spitzer says he's not worried. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Spitzer Mulling Gubernatorial Bid?

State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has been sounding more like a candidate for Governor, in a series of speeches that he's given lately. Reporter Karen DeWitt covered a recent address by the Attorney General.  Go to full article

Governor's Race Quiet on Tax Increases

Although New York state is facing a large budget deficit next year, none of the major party candidates have proposed raising taxes as a solution. From Albany, Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Cuomo to Challenge McCall in September Primary

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo delivered over 100,000 signatures to the state Board of Elections yesterday, more than what's needed to challenge Carl McCall in the September primary. From Albany, Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Pataki Officially Announces Re-election Bid

On Saturday, New York Governor George Pataki made it official. He announced that he is seeking a third term in office. He made his speech in Peekskill, where he was once mayor. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Greens Tap Michael Moore as Gubernatorial Hopeful

New York's Green Party has begun a draft Michael-Moore-for-Governor campaign. Moore is the director of the film Roger and Me, and author of several books that skewer American politics. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

Cuomo Wins Rural Democrats' Straw Poll

Democratic candidate for Governor, Andrew Cuomo, won a surprise upset victory over rival Carl McCall in a straw-poll conducted by the upstate Democratic Rural Conference meeting over the weekend. Karen Dewitt reports from Schenectady.  Go to full article

Albany Roundup: McCall Wins Silver Endorsement, NY Sen. Espada Switches to Republican Party

Karen Dewitt reports on the latest in New York politics—an important endorsement for Carl McCall's bid for the gubernatorial nomination, and a party switch in the NYS Senate.  Go to full article

2002: Election Year Politics Will Govern New York

2002 will be a year influenced by politics in New York state government. Governor Pataki is likely to face two challengers in the next governor's election. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

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