At New York governor debate, the fringe parties take center stage. The leading characters: a former madam making brothel jokes and the candidate of 'the rent is too damn high' party.
Eliot Spitzer and Kathleen Parker's audience: the people who would feel more comfortable at Jon Stewart's million moderate march than watching Bill O'Reilly on Fox News Channel or Keith Olbermann on MSNBC.
Jeff Zucker, chief executive of NBC Universal, and Jon Klein, CNN president, were shown the door Friday, in a day of upheaval in the TV industry. Prime-time viewers have slipped at each firm.
Carl Paladino, a millionaire Buffalo developer, rode a wave of conservative tea party anger on his way to delivering another blow to the GOP in a heavily Democratic state. Paladino takes on Andrew Cuomo in the November election.
Oliver Stone talks about his two latest films, “South of the Border” and “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.”
Larry King will do his last show on CNN in the fall. Larry King could be replaced by CBS News anchor Katie Couric. She has long been considered a potential successor.
DNA evidence: New York Governor David Paterson has proposed roughly doubling New York's DNA database to include samples from even low-level offenders. But could that be an invasion of privacy?
Already under investigation for possible interference in a domestic abuse case, New York Governor David Paterson now is accused by a state ethics commission of not intending to pay for World Series tickets and then lying about it.
Dogged by scandal and low poll numbers, New York's Gov. David Paterson reportedly will announce his decision to drop his election bid Friday afternoon.
New York Gov. David Paterson, already facing low poll numbers, now is dealing with reports that state police may have interfered with a domestic-violence investigation involving an aide. The state cabinet official who oversees the state police resigned Thursday.