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Kirsten Gillibrand

Kirsten Gillibrand
Kirsten Gillibrand is the junior senator from New York. Born in December 1966, Gillibrand was named on January 23, 2009 to fill Hillary Clinton's empty Senate seat.

Gillibrand represented New York's 20th congressional district from 2007 until her selection. She was born in Albany and attended Dartmouth College and UCLA.

She is in the Special Committee on Aging, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, Committee on Environment and Public Works and Committee on Foreign Relations.
Kirsten Gillibrand is the junior senator from New York. Born in December 1966, Gillibrand was named on January 23, 2009 to fill Hillary Clinton's empty Senate seat.

Gillibrand represented New York's 20th congressional district from 2007 until her selection. She was born in Albany and attended Dartmouth College and UCLA.

She is in the Special Committee on Aging, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, Committee on Environment and Public Works and Committee on Foreign Relations.
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  • Social media wrap: Cameron and Bloomberg: British bulldog meets New York hot dog

     
    Mayor of New York introduces British Prime Minister to some street-food, New York style. The two politicians clearly relished their meeting....
  • Social media wrap: Schwarzenegger, Newsom, Brown and others react to Prop. 8 ruling online

     
    Federal judge in San Francisco rules that gays and lesbians have a constitutional right to marry, striking down Proposition 8, the voter approved ballot measure that banned same-sex unions....
  • While veterans struggle, new senator sails

     
    by Michael Muskal Neophyte Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York is running far ahead of any possible challenger, a bright spot for Democrats trying to prevent Republicans from seizing control of Congress in the midterm election year. According to a......
  • Injunction sought to ban defense agencies from enforcing 'don't ask, don't tell' policy

     
    A week after a federal judge in Riverside declared the U.S. government’s ban on gays serving openly in the military unconstitutional, attorneys for the Republican organization that filed the lawsuit asked the court to permanently and immediately ban...
  • Obama on Gillibrand: Great choice!!!

     
    Obama was put on hold during the Gillibrand announcement, then had to call back to speak to her. He issues an enthusiastic statement: "Governor Paterson made a wonderful choice in appointing Kirsten Gillibrand to fill Secretary Clinton???s seat in......
  • McCarthy: Not listening, so far

     
    At least for now, Carolyn McCarthy isn't taking Chuck Schumer's advice. Despite being urged by Schumer yesterday to lay off Kirsten Gillibrand and respect Paterson's pick, McCarthy was on Fox and Friends this morning, pledging to primary Gillibrand in...
  • Schumer: Who was he for? Who was he against?

     
    Suddenly, now that Kirsten Gillibrand is the choice, everyone seems to know that Chuck Schumer was the power behind Kirsten Gillibrand. Except, no one was saying that 48 hours ago, when we didn't know if Gillibrand was the choice.......
  • Paterson: Live Webcast

     
    If you're interested in watching the ceremony to introduce Kirsten Gillibrand -- which could be quite a show, given the history, the presence of some disappointed rivals, and the fact that it's the first live availability of Paterson since he......
  • Gillibrand: Immigration issues?

     
    In addition to supporting Bush's FISA legislation, Bush's tax cuts, and Iraq War funding, another key flashpoint on the left for Kirsten Gillibrand is immigration. She's supported an enforcement-oriented approach to immigration -- not necessarily...
  • Gillibrand: Shoring up the left? Gays, guns, abortion

     
    Out of the box, New York Democratic liberals -- showing many of the same tendencies that allowed Al D'Amato, George Pataki, Dennis Vacco, Ralph Marino and Joe Bruno to dominate state politics for a decade -- are going after......
  • Ten for Friday: Dave's Big Decision Day

     
    Albany-area Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand, a Blue Dog Democrat with the political skills to win two races in a heavily Republican district, will likely be Gov. Paterson's choice to fill Hillary Clinton's now-vacant Senate seat, according to multiple news...
  • Connections: Mapping Kirsten

     
    Carol Eisenberg at muckety.com posts this social-network map of Kirsten Gillibrand's connections. It's interactive. You can find it full-size here. muckMapWidth="517"; muckMapHeight="400"; muckMapCtx="http://www.muckety.com/Java"; muckMapProps=({restore:'...