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Who is Lt. Gov. Dave Paterson?

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Who is Lt. Gov. Dave Paterson?

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Who is Lt. Gov. Dave Paterson?

Who is Lt. Gov. Dave Paterson?

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New York governor Eliot Spitzer announced today that he will resign. His lieutenant governor, Dave Paterson, will take over on Monday. Paterson would be the first African American — and blind — governor of the state. Madeleine Brand talks to Sam Roberts of the New York Times, who gives us a political and personal history of David Paterson.

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