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  • Gillibrand and gender: Luck as residue of design?

     
    Asked if she???s gotten this far on skill or luck, Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, left, turns the question to why she believes Gov. David A. Paterson selected her for her current job. She raises the matter of gender. ???What......
  • Sen. Gillibrand is asked why she should avoid primary

     
    To say Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand leads a charmed political life is to risk underrating her ability to stay on message and push. But she has enjoyed great fortune, which appears to be holding up. At first, there......
  • Democrat Tasini to announce for U.S. Senate seat

     
    Democratic labor activist Jonathan Tasini, who ran in a primary against Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton in 2006, plans Thursday to announce a challenge to Clinton???s successor, Kirsten Gillibrand. ???I believe in primaries,??? Tasini, 53, said yesterday...
  • Now, McCarthy rules out Gillibrand challenge

     
    Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-Mineola), who has been a driving force behind finding a Democrat to challenge appointed Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in New York's 2010 Democratic primary, has ruled out a run for the Senate, her press aide Raymond Zaccaro......
  • Rep. Israel: Not so much with the House floor speeches

     
    No one in the New York congressional delegation is more enthusiastic about new ???social media??? tools such as Twitter and YouTube than Rep. Steve Israel, the former PR man turned five-term Democratic congressman from Huntington. Just last Tuesday, he...
  • 4th District: Carolyn McCarthy

    United States Representative Carolyn McCarthy is currently serving her 6th term representing Long Island's 4th Congressional District. First elected in 1996, Carolyn has served Long Island for over 10 years. Carolyn holds many honors. She is the first...
  • McCarthy Knocks Gillibrand as Choice for Senate

    NEW YORK - Rep. Carolyn McCarthy said yesterday Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand's gun control views make her unacceptable for the U.S. Senate and threatened a primary challenge in 2010 if Gov. David A. Paterson selects the Hudson Democrat to replace Hillary...
  • Video: Rep. Carolyn McCarthy Lashes Out At Gov's Pick

    ALBANY, N.Y. (WPIX) -- Governor David Paterson's decision to name Kirsten Gillibrand to Hillary Clinton's senate seat wasn't finalized until late last night.  Sources involved in conversations with the Governor, have told PIX News there was a strong...
  • Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: I Keep 2 Guns Under My Bed

    WASHINGTON -- New York Sen. Kristen Gillibrand, who argues her pro-gun stance aims to protect hunters' rights and the Second Amendment, last week said she and her husband, Jonathan, keep two rifles under their bed to protect their upstate home....
  • Aide: Paterson Picks Gillibrand as Next NY Senator

    ALBANY, N.Y. -- Gov. David Paterson has picked Democratic U.S. Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand to fill New York's vacant U.S. Senate seat, an aide to the governor said early Friday, a day after Caroline Kennedy abruptly withdrew from consideration. Gillibrand,...
  • Hillary: Windows seem to be closing

     
    In addition to Edwards and NARAL, Obama unveils two additional superdelegates this afternoon, bringing his tally for the day to 6: Wisconsin Superdelegate State Senator Lena Taylor ("He???s awakened a sleeping giant ??? the people") and Oklahoma Senate...
  • McCarthy: Can live with it

     
    Guns have always been Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy's signature issue. She issues a long statement saying, essentially, that she thinks the gun control movement can live with the Supreme Court ruling: ???Although I am disappointed in today???s decision...