Morning Read, Upstate: New Taxes, Paterson and Primaries

Happy June! Your taxes and fees are going up.
David Paterson is sending the Democratic Party into “civil war,” Fred Dicker writes.
And while it’s a “party of primaries,” Andrew Cuomo said Sunday he has no plans to challenge Paterson.
Representative Pete King could be the victim of the Democrats’ redistricting in 2012.
Representative Charlie Rangel said Obama should be careful in Harlem, and people were listening. Michael Bloomberg said Rangel was “plain wrong,” but Paterson’s response was more nuanced.
Senator Chuck Schumer says the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor is “virtually filibuster-proof.”
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver

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