Capitol Connection #608

Albany, NY – On this week's Capitol Connection, Alan Chartock talks with state Senate Minority Leader David Paterson, who was recently picked by gubernatorial hopeful Eliot Spitzer as his choice for lieutenant governor. Sen. Paterson shares his thoughts on the role of a lieutenant governor, tells the story of how he was offered the spot, discusses the possibility of a takeover of the Senate by Democrats, and speculates on the potential Democratic infighting that may result.