No Senator Pataki

NY1 News is reporting that Governor Pataki won’t challenge Hillary Clinton for Senate next year. Sign Up For Our Daily

NY1 News is reporting that Governor Pataki won’t challenge Hillary Clinton for Senate next year.

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He’s not utterly Shermanesque in this exchange, but pretty close:

Pataki: I do not want to be a United States Senator. I have a job that I am very proud to have and very grateful to the people of New York because they’ve given me this tremendous honor of being their governor.

Carter: So you’re stating for the record tonight that you will not run for U.S. Senate?

Pataki: I certainly have no expectation that I will run for the Senate in 2006 and 2008, or any time thereafter.

Now the field of credible challengers is down to an increasingly unlikely one.

No Senator Pataki