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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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  • Pentagon plans major review of military justice system

    WASHINGTON — The Defense Department, under pressure from Congress to reexamine the way it handles sexual assault cases, announced Tuesday a comprehensive review of the entire military justice system.
  • Rekha Basu: Strong rape laws and independent enforcement are necessary

    Sexual assaults are ubiquitous; they happen in every environment. But for all the talk about changing sexist cultures, it will take real justice, served free from interference by people with a vested interest, to deter them. That is especially...

    A step forward on sexual assault

    The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Tuesday, March 18: The collapse of the sexual-assault trial of Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair in Fort Bragg highlights the U.S. military's problematic and arbitrary record on meting out...

    Rep. Jackie Speier doesn't mince words

    WASHINGTON — Uneasiness filled the room at an otherwise routine congressional budget hearing last week as Rep. Jackie Speier took the microphone and lit into the nation's top military commanders about a crude chain of emails. Speier, more than...

    Military justice bungles latest day in court

    Military justice bungles latest day in court
    Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair's trial on sexual assault charges began the day after the Senate blocked a bill that would change the way such cases are handled. Sinclair, the former deputy commander of the 82nd Airborne Division and a onetime rising...