Saturday, January 24, 2009

The Kennedy Appointment Was Apparently Never In The Cards

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The Kennedy For Senate Story Gets Some Clarity

According to the Daily News, Caroline Kennedy was never in contention for the seat that has been vacated by Clinton. Although the press fell in love with the concept and the idea, Governor Paterson had the vision and clarity to never be swayed by the groundswell of public opinion and adoration. Common sense and the good of the people of New York State was always his first on his agenda.

"ALBANY - She lost him at "hello."

Gov. Paterson was completely underwhelmed with Caroline Kennedy from their first conversation about Hillary Clinton's Senate seat, a source close to the governor said.

Paterson's thinking has become clearer in the two days since Kennedy withdrew her name for the Senate seat that Friday went to upstate Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-Hudson).

Friends said Paterson was adamant that she was never going to be appointed, even though she was considered the front-runner..." (New York Daily News)

The New Senator Puts The President On Hold

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