Kennedy Makes The Rounds For Senate Seat

Caroline Kennedy is meeting with politicians around New York state to show she's serious about assuming Hillary Clinton's Senate seat.

Kennedy is doing a tour of cities that's similar to Clinton's "listening tour" in 1999 and 2000 when she first ran for the
Senate.

In Syracuse, Kennedy said she'd be "honored" to be considered for the job if Clinton is confirmed as secretary of state.

A Syracuse city official says she thinks Kennedy is trying to show that she's more than a celebrity. The official says Kennedy commented that she's at a time in her life where holding public office is something she

New York Governor David Paterson would name any successor to
Clinton.

Kennedy notes there are a number of elected officials who've
also been named as possibilities.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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