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Coup in Review: Republicans at the Gates

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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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