Photograph of the Rev. Al Sharpton and Caroline Kennedy at Sylvia's by Bebeto Matthews/AP

Know what NY tabloids love even more than a Kennedy being interested in the Senate seat being vacated by Hillary Clinton? That Kennedy's voting records! Both the Daily News and NY Post review her voting records and find a spotty showing. Baruch College's Douglas Muzzio sums it up, "It doesn't speak to a deep-felt commitment to the electoral process."

Kennedy registered to vote in NYC back in 1988. She didn't vote in the 1989, 1993, 1997, and 2005 mayoral primaries. She didn't vote in the 1994 primaries or general elections (Senator Moynihan was running back then) or in the 2002 general election. She did, however, vote in the 1997 and 2005 general elections, plus the primary and general elections in 2000, 2002, 2006 and 2008.

Her spokesman said, "Caroline Kennedy recognizes just how important it is to vote and has a very strong record of going to the polls. She has not voted on a handful of occasions over the last two decades." And Governor Paterson suggested yesterday that Attorney General Cuomo might be interested in the Senate seat as well.