Gov. David Paterson could face a criminal charge for what a special
counsel called inaccurate and misleading testimony on tickets he
secured last year from the New York Yankees for the opening game of the
The U.S. birth rate has dropped for the second year in a row, and
experts think the wrenching recession led many people to put off having
children. The 2009 birth rate also set a record: lowest in a century.
Former President Bill Clinton has already helped Rep. Kendrick Meek
raise money he needs to run a Senate campaign. Now, a week before the
primary, he's rallying Florida voters to pull the congressmen back
ahead of billionaire Jeff Greene.
Gov. David Paterson, who last week suggested that a proposed Islamic
center and mosque near ground zero might want to consider a different
location, will meet soon with the developers, a spokesman said Tuesday.
President Barack Obama, embarking on a three-day tour to raise money
for Democrats, said Monday that a rising homegrown clean energy
industry can help reverse years of manufacturing job losses overseas
and help heal a still-ailing economy.