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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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  • Kirsten Gillibrand Wins New York Senate Seat

    Kirsten Gillibrand Wins New York Senate Seat
    Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (KEHR'-sten JIL'-uh-brand) has been elected in New York to the seat she was appointed to last year to replace Hillary Rodham Clinton. The Associated Press called the race for Gillibrand over Republican Joe...
  • Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats

    Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats
    Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California. Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
  • NY Makes Bid For $3B Marked For Hudson River Rail Tunnel

    NY Makes Bid For $3B Marked For Hudson River Rail Tunnel
    New York is seeking the $3 billion that the federal government had committed to the Hudson River rail tunnel that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie scrapped. The Record newspaper reports that U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has asked Transportation...
  • Strong Push For 9/11 Health Bill

    Strong Push For 9/11 Health Bill
    Today the message went out loud and clear to opponents of the 9/11 Health Care bill. Supporters of the bill suggesting that those who vote against the bill will carry such a vote as a 'badge of shame'. In Washington, D.C., a galaxy of political...
  • Should we kill geese to keep the skies safe?

    Should we kill geese to keep the skies safe?
    Warning of a possible disaster if something isn't done soon, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York is pushing lawmakers to make it easier for wildlife officials to cull Canada geese and other birds near New York City airports, where two jet-bird...
  • Changes in chemical safety law getting bipartisan support

    Changes in chemical safety law getting bipartisan support
    The first signs of bipartisan support for overhauling the nation's chemical safety law emerged Monday, as three Republicans joined 23 other senators calling for tough restrictions on toxic flame retardants. Citing the Tribune's Tribune's "Playing With...
  • Wikipedia, Reddit plan blackout in SOPA protest

    Wikipedia, Reddit plan blackout in SOPA protest
    A handful of large websites will go dark on Wednesday to protest an anti-piracy bill that critics say will wreck the Internet as we know it. Wikipedia, user-submitted news site Reddit, the blog Boing Boing and the Cheezburger network of comedy sites...
  • Marine Mystery: Dream Cancun Vacation Turns Into Nightmare For Military Couple

    Marine Mystery: Dream Cancun Vacation Turns Into Nightmare For Military Couple
    It was supposed to be a dream Cancun vacation for a young couple in love, and instead it turned into a nightmare, with a young Iraq war veteran dead, and a grieving girlfriend looking for answers. The family of Sgt. Joe Bitet say they don't believe how...
  • Tributes For Former NY Gov. Hugh Carey, Dead At 92

    Tributes For Former NY Gov. Hugh Carey, Dead At 92
    Former Governor Hugh Carey is being hailed by Democrats and Republicans as the man who saved New York from financial ruin. He died Sunday at his summer home on Shelter Island at the age of 92. The state's 51st governor is being remembered as a no-...
  • Pottery Barn Kids Recalls 82,000 Cribs

    Pottery Barn Kids Recalls 82,000 Cribs
    WASHINGTON -- The government took a big step Wednesday toward eliminating from stores, hotels and daycare centers any crib with a side rail that can be raised and lowered - so-called drop-side cribs. The Consumer Product Safety Commission proposed new...
  • Report: No Governor Run For Ex-NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani

    Report: No Governor Run For Ex-NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani
    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has reportedly ruled out a bid for governor next year but has expressed interest in running for U.S. Senate, according to published reports. "In the next 48 hours he will announce that he will not run for...
  • 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......