02/09/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Paterson: Kennedy's Inexperience "Does Not Help Her"

New York Gov. David Paterson says Caroline Kennedy's lack of elected office experience "does not help her" in her drive to fill the senate seat being vacated by Hillary Clinton.

Paterson, as New York's governor, has the sole authority to name a replacement to fill Hillary Clinton's seat after she resigns, as expected, to serve as President-elect Obama's secretary of state.

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