Photograph of Hillary Clinton by HansPennink/AP, photograph of Michael Bloomberg by Tim Roske/AP

If it's St. Patrick's Day, it's time for politicians to break out green accessories! At Governor Paterson's swearing-in, Senator Hillary Clinton wore a green shamrock scarf while Mayor Michael Bloomberg wore a green striped tie. It's unclear what kind of socks the Mayor was wearing, but he usually coordinates for March 17 by wearing green socks.

But it was a mixed bag overall. Former Governor Pataki and Senator Schumer wore green ties, as did NJ Governor Jon Corzine, but many others weren't wearing green. Attorney General Andrew Cuomo (blue tie with pattern), State Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno (red tie), Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (red and light blue striped tie), State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (red and blue striped tie), and former Mayor David Dinkins (gray? tie). We couldn't tell about former Mayor Ed Koch. And Governor Paterson wore a silver tie with a navy pinstripe suit.