Seriously! Paterson Getting Frustrated Over Senate Appointment

ALBANY—Even on the other side of the Atlantic, David Paterson can't escape the buzz over whom he will appoint to the U.S. Senate.

The governor, with representatives Steve Israel and Anthony Weiner, just held a conference call from an air base in Germany on their way back from Iraq and Afghanistan.

The three were discussing the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan, until The Times' Nick Confessore asked Paterson if he spoke with Israel about Hillary Clinton's Senate seat, and what he thinks about comments Seriously! Paterson Getting Frustrated Over Senate Appointment