Oops: secret Pataki presidential website goes public

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 04:25 PM


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As intrepid reporter Azi Paybarah noted earlier today, former New York Governor George Pataki had his presidential campaign inadvertently go live. The governor's press person said the release was "premature"--he hasn't, it seems, officially made his way into the race--but, as we reported earlier this week, any presidential Pataki campaign can amount to only two things: a possible VP slot on a ticket that needs his centrist credentials, or a slot somewhere in the new Republican administration.


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"...the new Republican administration."

I wouldn't count out the president's war chest

Aug. 25 2011 12:38 AM

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