New Yorkers Souring on Sweet Caroline

Sheen comes off Kennedy in new poll
By Gabriel Winant,  Newser User
Posted Jan 16, 2009 9:13 AM CST
New York Gov. David Paterson speaks during a news conference in Albany, N.Y., Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008.    (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Caroline Kennedy’s botched media blitz seems to be taking a toll on her popularity. Last month, she and state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo were tied with the support of 25% of New Yorkers in their bids to be New York's new senator. Now, a Marist poll has Cuomo at 40% and Kennedy stuck at 25%, CNN reports. Her once-high favorability rating has tumbled, too, from 60% to 46%. Of course, in this race, only one vote counts: that of Gov. David Paterson.