caroline kennedy

Courage Award Honors Two Women Who Warned Us

Mar 29, 2009
There has been much hand-wringing, not to mention finger-pointing, regarding who knew what, and when, about the financial calamities that have recently come to pass. However, Brooksley Born and Sheila Bair won't be counted among the willfully or accidentally ignorant: They've been named this year's winners of the JFK Profile in Courage Award for sounding the alarm far ahead of time.
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Kennedy Bows Out for ‘Personal Reasons’

Jan 23, 2009
It's official: Caroline Kennedy will not continue her quest for the Senate seat vacated by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Kennedy reportedly told New York Gov. David Paterson on Wednesday that she was dropping out, and although he asked her to think it over for 24 hours she sent out an e-mail minutes after midnight saying she had withdrawn. Updated

N.Y. Times Gets Punk’d

Dec 23, 2008
On Monday, the paper of record published an e-mail from the mayor of Paris slamming Caroline Kennedy's political maneuvering as "appalling." Unfortunately, the Times failed to check whether the message was authentic -- it wasn't. Guess that explains all those articles by Nigerian princes.

Should She Be Sen. Kennedy?

Dec 19, 2008
In the culture of celebrity, the media have instantly deemed Caroline Kennedy a leading candidate to replace Hillary Clinton in the Senate, much to the frustration of elected officials who feel they have earned a chance to win what she would merely take.

Another Sen. Kennedy in the Works?

Dec 16, 2008
It seems inevitable that Caroline Kennedy would eventually follow the siren call of politics to the point of making her own bid for a Senate seat. It's even more fitting that, if she is selected by New York Gov. David A. Paterson, Kennedy will inherit the post from Sen. Hillary Clinton, a member of another Democratic dynasty.