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Coup in Review: Republicans at the Gates


Pedro Espada says he’s got the keys to the state senate chamber and he’s goin’ in!

Malcolm Smith says he’s going to court to block the Republicans.

This is getting a little ridiculous,” says Governor Paterson, “they’ve got to act like adults here.” He urges the warring tribes to come to a “compromise.”

Reporters wait outside the senate chamber, where today’s scheduled session is a half-hour late.

More as it unravels.

Update: As of 4:15 p.m., nothing happening. We’re gonna go get lunch.



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