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December 11, 2008

Ackerman compares Kennedy to J-Lo

One Democrat in the New York delegation is speaking out against the possibility that Caroline Kennedy could succeed Hillary Clinton in the Senate:

Rep. Gary Ackerman of Queens, a 25-year veteran of Congress, declared in a radio interview: "I don't know what Caroline Kennedy's qualifications are."

"Except that she has name recognition, but so does J.Lo," Ackerman continued on Steve Malzberg's radio show on WOR. "I wouldn't make J.Lo the senator unless she proved she had great qualifications, but we haven't seen them yet."