Spin Cycle

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AG Andrew Cuomo has said he's removing himself from the Paterson probes, appointing Judith Kaye, former top state judge, as independent counsel.  His presumed rival for the governorship, Rick Lazio, put out a statement saying: 

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"After calling for an independent prosecutor for weeks, I am glad that Andrew Cuomo finally agreed with me and recused himself from this investigation...."