Democrats Squat, Again

ALBANY—And here we go.

Democrats are sitting in the State Senate chamber once again, hoping that squatters' rights will help them win the battle over who controls the rostrum in the ongoing Senate leadership struggle. They've been there since at least 6 a.m. The floor is, like yesterday, locked.

"We're protecting the integrity of the chamber," said Travis Proulx, a Democratic spokesman.

David Paterson has called for a special session for 3 p.m. Democrats Squat, Again