Caroline Kennedy's open support for marriage rights for gays and lesbians in an era when top liberal Democrats can't bring themselves to support it offers the best antidote to the Rick Warren blues yet.
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ALBANY -- The state's top ethics panel is reviewing a request from three government watchdog groups to investigate the Paterson administration's leaks...
Now there's a mini-movement to make Caroline the ambassador to the Vatican, which, given the Kennedys' place in the history of American Catholicism, is rather a nice touch.
Was Caroline nothing more than cover for New York Governor David Paterson's efforts to court and vet the candidate who would most benefit him?
The idea that Kennedy's change of heart is somehow linked to feminine qualities is exactly the type of sexism that has been pervasive in how women candidates are viewed.
Both Palin and Kennedy were obviously unprepared for the offices each sought. Had a ceiling not stopped them, we would have more serious social issues to deal with.
We are the poorer for Kennedy's decision, and I wonder how many worthy public servants never consider running because of this environment where every minor gaffe is exploited.
A free ticket to the U.S. Senate should be given only to someone who is willing to earn it under a different circumstance, and I assure you, Senator Gillibrand is that sort of person.
A bruised Kennedy did the right thing, the only thing that she could do when her head bumped against the realities of political life, she dropped out before she was dumped.
In Washington for Barack Obama's inauguration, New York Governor David Paterson ended up talking about Hillary Clinton and the U.S. Senate seat she re...
Caroline Kennedy is a woman. Some of the most oppressed people on earth are women named Kennedy. Ergo, appointing Caroline to the US Senate is striking a blow for women and humankind.
Now that Hillary Clinton's confirmation hearings are underway, the clock is officially ticking for Gov. David Paterson to pick her successor.
What Blagojevich did is so shocking that it could make "Lincoln turn over in his grave." But Caroline getting the seat because of her zillion-dollar fund raising ability wouldn't do the same?
The Empire State is a triumvirate uniting the House of Clinton, the House of Cuomo and the House of Paterson. Would reviving the Kennedy dynasty disturb this delicate ecological balance?
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 ...
Eight years ago the criticism today being aimed at Caroline Kennedy was leveled at Hillary Clinton. Her experience didn't count, she was being presumptuous, and she needed to wait her turn.
The forces of money and power in New York are trying to replicate what their counterparts engineered here in Colorado.
I don't like to be too simplistic but you either love life in the public eye or you don't. I don't believe Caroline Kennedy loves it.
Caroline Kennedy appears to have cleared a big hurdle in her quest to replace outgoing New York Sen. Hillary Clinton.
New York Assembly Speaker Sheld...
Barack Obama's campaign, in its mastery of the myriad intricacies of our electoral process, created a strategy which has helped us rediscover and reexamine democracy in America.
Senators were originally selected by the members of the House, but a Constitutional Amendment, the 17th, changed that.
After weeks of criticism that she had not opened up to the public or the press, Ms. Kennedy has embarked on a series of interviews. But in an extensiv...
Obama should stop this torment that is being prepared for Kennedy by offering her the Court of St. James, the U.S. Ambassadorship to Great Britain.
Resistance is emerging among Democratic officials against Caroline Kennedy as she pursues Hillary Rodham Clinton's seat in the United States Senate, w...
If she were applying to be, say, an undersecretary of education in Barack Obama's new administration, Caroline Kennedy would have to fill out a 63-ite...
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