Eliot Spitzer has resigned as Governor of New York. David Paterson will become Governor of New York on Monday. Paterson will become the first African-American Governor of New York. He will be the first Governor of New York with a disability since Franklin Roosevelt.

Here are some articles on Paterson from today’s NYTimes:

Paterson to Ascend to Power in Midst of Storm

Now a Different, but no less Dogged, Governor

Joy in Harlem at Paterson’s Elevation

One from The Nation:

David Paterson: Activist, Progressive…Governor

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