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Clinton Senate Seat

Dem Consultant: Paterson Managed To Anger "The Kennedys, The Cuomos And The Clintons"

New York Times | DANNY HAKIM and NICHOLAS CONFESSORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Gov. David A. Paterson began consulting with his aides about picking a replacement for Hillary Rodham Clinton, they had one overriding message: F...

Gillibrand, Sitting in my Den

Claudia Ricci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Claudia Ricci

Less than three years ago, on a winter Sunday afternoon, Kirsten Gillibrand sat in the den of my 1850s farmhouse in upstate New York, contemplating her very first run for office.

Kirsten Gillibrand: New York's Next Senator

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: 12:20pm: Gov. David Paterson appointed Democratic U.S. Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand on Friday to fill New York's vacant Senate seat, finally set...

Clinton Senate Seat: New York Republicans Want To Force Vote

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ALBANY, N.Y. — Republicans in New York's Legislature are pushing for a special election to fill the expected vacancy in the U.S. Senate instead ...

Caroline Kennedy Withdraws Senate Seat Bid

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Check back for updates UPDATE - 1/22 6:00PM: The New York Post now adds a few more elements to the confusion surrounding Caroline Kennedy's exit, re...

Sam Stein

New Poll Could Give Paterson Cover For Kennedy Appointment

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New York's next Senator will be picked by Gov. David Paterson and Paterson only. But on Tuesday, Quinnipiac University released a public survey on the...

Caroline Kennedy Platform Emerges

New York Times | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In just a few days, Caroline Kennedy's bid to replace Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton has acquired nearly all the trappings of a traditional New York ...

Sam Stein

Caroline Kennedy Turning Tide Of Skeptics

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Caroline Kennedy first let it be known that she was interested in being New York's junior Senator, she received a chilly reception from Hillary C...

Sam Stein

Kennedy Reaches Out To Clinton Directly

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Caroline Kennedy has called Hillary Clinton to discuss her interest in the New York Senator's seat, a source close to Clinton tells the Huffington Pos...

Caroline Kennedy's Style Through The Years (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Caroline has inherited more than her family's political prestige--she's also heir to a great sense of style. Here's a look back at the woman who may b...

Fran Drescher: Senate Seat Should Be Mine

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to New York magazine, "The Nanny" star Fran Drescher wants Hillary Clinton's Senate seat: Fran Drescher wants to replace Hillary Clinton i...

Caroline Kennedy Interested In Clinton's Senate Seat

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT and BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Caroline Kennedy is interested in the Senate seat that would open once Hillary Rodham Clinton becomes secretary of state, according...

Sam Stein

Clinton Senate Seat Timing Could Have Historic Implications

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Hillary Clinton headed for the State Department, the question now on everyone's mind is whom Gov. David Paterson will appoint to replace her. Na...

Bill Clinton: Senate Replacement For Hillary?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Former President Bill Clinton has no interest in replacing his wife in the U.S. Senate. His spokesman told CNN that any speculation that he wo...

Clinton's Senate Seat: Who Will Replace Her?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***Update 12/2, 12:10 AM*** The New York Times reports today that Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has called the governor to take his name out of the running f...

Battle For Clinton's Senate Seat Already Underway

NY Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Few events in politics unleash as much raw ambition -- or unravel as many friendships -- as the sudden availability of a seat in the United States Sen...