Critics of the New York governor's move say he doesn't have constitutional authority to do that. A court hearing is scheduled for Friday.
In a special congressional election seen as a test of Obama's coattails, the Democrat leads by 59 votes, with thousands of absentee ballots still to be counted.
In what could be a sign of things to come, the minor leagues have developed a stringent drug-testing program.
Will New York City's mayor do an end run around term limits?
The campaign argument could be decided by which group of voters shows up at the polls.
Set to become governor Monday, the politician is known for his drive and affability.
Calls for his resignation mount, after the ethics crusader said he failed to live up to his own standards.