Bill Clinton: Not Interested in Hillary's Seat

Former President Bill Clinton is not interested in taking his wife's seat in the Senate pending her confirmation to become Secretary of State in the Obama administration.

"It's completely false," said Matt McKenna, a spokesman for the former president, to CNN. "President Clinton is excited to expand the work of his foundation which has more than 1,000 staff and volunteers in 44 countries advancing projects on HIV/AIDS, climate change, sustainable economic development and childhood obesity."

New York Governor David Paterson (D) will appoint a successor for Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) next year. Clinton has said she will not resign her Senate seat until she is confirmed.