Posts Tagged ‘David Paterson’

New York’s next senator?

I’m seeing reports on several political-news sites that Governor David Paterson of New York is set to announce on Friday who he is appointing to fill Hillary Clinton’s now-vacant seat in the U.S. Senate. While the major news outlets remain cagey, framing their reports in the cautious language of “signs point to,” the political chattering class says the governor will name…

Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand, a centrist upstate Democrat who received a 100-percent approval rating from the National Rifle Association. (more…)