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January 22, 2009

Princess Caroline Still In The Running For NY's Vacant Senate Seat? NOPE: She's Out

Her statement...

ALBANY, New York - Caroline Kennedy said she has withdrawn her name from consideration for the Senate seat being vacated by Hillary Clinton, in a statement released early Thursday morning.

"I informed Governor Paterson today that for personal reasons I am withdrawing my name from consideration for the United States Senate," the official statement read.

Unrelated...Much to my chagrin, I'm still not having sex with Judy Greer. That's my official statement on the matter.

Original Post:
The AP reports that not only is she not withdrawing, she's in it to win it.

After wavering briefly, Caroline Kennedy renewed her determination Wednesday to win appointment to the U.S. Senate seat once held by her slain uncle, Bobby Kennedy, a person close to the decision said.

After her surviving uncle, Sen. Edward Kennedy, suffered a seizure on Inauguration Day, Caroline Kennedy had misgivings about taking on the new job, the person said, speaking to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to speak for Kennedy. Earlier in the day, The New York Times and New York Post reported that Kennedy had ended her monthlong bid to succeed Hillary Rodham Clinton, who was confirmed as secretary of state.

MSNBC also reported that a person close to Kennedy denied that she was out of the running.

As of now, the NY Post which broke the news of Kennedy's supposed withdrawal still has that story up.

Allah wonders if divine intervention is responsible for this changing story.


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