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Caroline Kennedy she ain't. On Friday, New York Gov. David Paterson tapped Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand to take over the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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Caroline Kennedy, at the very least, has her own vote when it comes to who she thinks would be the best pick for Hillary Clinton's Senate seat in the likely event that the New York Democrat is officially approved as Barack Obama's secretary of state.

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New York Health Commissioner and aspiring prop comic Richard Daines, M.D., defends his governor's proposed obesity tax with this hokey yet alarming demonstration.

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Want a soda with that? It'll cost you, if what you're after is a non-diet drink and you happen to be in New York, thanks to a controversial tax plan that Gov. David Paterson has cooked up to combat rising obesity rates in his home state.

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The "Daily Show's" senior black correspondent, Larry Wilmore, wants to make sure blind people don't get any ideas about laying claim to New York's new governor, David Paterson: "He's one of ours He's only 90 percent blind, but he's 100 percent black".

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Now that the aggressive Eliot Spitzer has resigned in disgrace, New York state reformers are hoping that a progressive agenda will be preserved by a man with a very different style, David Paterson.

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The women of New York had a champion in Eliot Spitzer. The good news in the wake of the governor's resignation is that his successor, David Paterson, and the state's activists are ready to keep up the fight.

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