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Muttocracy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-23-09 11:41 AM
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22. Did I zone out and miss the part about policy? this was all about political connections
which is making my opinion drop quickly.
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  -Paterson news conference at noon ET on Senate appointment - live stream: JoeIsOneOfUs  Jan-23-09 10:55 AM   #0 
  - MSNBC steam if you want their 'comments'  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-23-09 10:57 AM   #1 
  - Ths link works:  L. Coyote   Jan-23-09 11:14 AM   #10 
     - Thanks..... I had to turn off Contessa.... anyway  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-23-09 11:16 AM   #11 
  - I wish it was Caroline. OH well. Maybe we can get her ready for a 2010 run. n/t  Tatiana   Jan-23-09 10:58 AM   #2 
  - Not if she never releases her financial statements! And that seems to be the fly  saracat   Jan-23-09 11:07 AM   #6 
  - Where would that be? So, who wil be Congreswoman?  L. Coyote   Jan-23-09 11:12 AM   #9 
  - Afraid not, she's pledged to support the pick if they're running for reelection.  TheWraith   Jan-23-09 11:52 AM   #26 
  - whole lotta folks trying to get in that photo opp on stage! nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-23-09 11:00 AM   #3 
  - Looks like he has half of New York on stage with him  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-23-09 11:00 AM   #4 
  - newspapers have been reporting that lots of local officials from her district were invited  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-23-09 11:02 AM   #5 
  - I have a feeling some of these guys don't know there's live audio of them ;)  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-23-09 11:07 AM   #7 
  - heard someone say Schumer had arrived. nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-23-09 11:09 AM   #8 
  - Paterson and Gillibrand on stage - about to start. nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-23-09 11:16 AM   #12 
  - BIO: Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y.  L. Coyote   Jan-23-09 11:18 AM   #13 
  - Pretty Boring so far  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-23-09 11:21 AM   #14 
  - NYT has some interesting info on potential committees for her  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-23-09 11:22 AM   #15 
  - So Far I'm not impressed ...... her speech is zzzzzzzzzzzz  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-23-09 11:30 AM   #17 
     - yeah, though that's probably true of most of the 435. This is all about connections though,  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-23-09 11:32 AM   #18 
     - Well, my first impression is that she is a place holder  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-23-09 11:41 AM   #23 
        - except Kaufman worked for Biden and declared he wouldn't run  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-23-09 11:45 AM   #24 
        - Furious campaigner I heard  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-23-09 11:52 AM   #27 
           - she finally started talking about policy and...  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-23-09 12:01 PM   #31 
              - Chuck Todd said that she was Sen. Schumer pick  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-23-09 12:07 PM   #32 
        - Did you look at her vote results? Placeholder until 2040!  L. Coyote   Jan-23-09 11:47 AM   #25 
           - I hope I'm pleasantly surprised  Ichingcarpenter   Jan-23-09 11:56 AM   #30 
     - Yes, and I know it's not her fault but the pitch of her voice is WAY too high.  ShortnFiery   Jan-23-09 11:32 AM   #19 
     - I understand you dislike her policy positions, and I have a lot of questions, but why stoop  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-23-09 11:34 AM   #20 
     - No kidding, she sucks. And people had problems w/CSK as a speaker??? -eom  Justitia   Jan-23-09 11:35 AM   #21 
     - Did I zone out and miss the part about policy? this was all about political connections  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-23-09 11:41 AM   #22 
     - Caroline certainly wasn't a charismatic speaker like her dad or uncles.  WI_DEM   Jan-23-09 11:55 AM   #29 
  - Pataki and D'Amato are REPUBLICANS.  aquart   Jan-23-09 11:23 AM   #16 
  - Am in right in assuming that HC had a big say  malaise   Jan-23-09 11:53 AM   #28 
     - well, Caroline isn't active in the NY Democratic party, is she?  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-23-09 12:08 PM   #33 
     - I do wish it was clearly the Governor's choice as opposed to all the rumors and influence  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-23-09 12:09 PM   #34 

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