Spin Cycle

News, views and commentary on Long Island, state and national politics.

Six days, and it seems to be over.

This has been a bad year for Democrats in Nassau County.

Paterson rolls into Hempstead, says he's in it to win it.

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Today, he's dropping out of the campaign, sources report -- pending six or seven reversals this afternoon.

Nothing is set in writing. Even when it is, you never know.

Anyway, he says he's staying in office.

News report is here.

Stay tuned for the governor's double-toe-loops and other gyrations to come.