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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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  • Dioguardi Wins GOP Nod For Sen. Gillibrand Seat

    Dioguardi Wins GOP Nod For Sen. Gillibrand Seat
    Joseph DioGuardi has won a three-way Republican primary election in a bid to unseat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York. The former congressman from suburban Westchester County faces a Democrat with a wide lead in the polls and far more campaign cash....
  • 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...
  • Attorney General Andrew Cuomo Announces His Candidacy For Governor

    Attorney General Andrew Cuomo Announces His Candidacy For Governor
    Democrat Andrew Cuomo made it official Saturday after months of playing coy: He will seek the New York governor's job once held by his father. Cuomo, who as state attorney general has built a national reputation with his campaigns against public...
  • Sen. Gillibrand Calls For Congress To Ban Drop-Side Cribs

    Sen. Gillibrand Calls For Congress To Ban Drop-Side Cribs
    The baby crib, usually a safe haven for little ones, became a death trap for 6-month-old Bobby Cirigliano. The side rail on his drop-side crib slid off the tracks and trapped his head and neck between the mattress and the malfunctioning side rail. His...
  • Charles Barron Intends To Challenge Andrew Cuomo's 'All-White Slate' For Governorship

    Charles Barron Intends To Challenge Andrew Cuomo's 'All-White Slate' For Governorship
    New York City Councilman Charles Barron, angered by Democrat Andrew Cuomo's selection of a white, male running mate and the overall lack of diversity among Democrats running for statewide office, said Monday he would launch his own protest bid for...
  • U.S. Senate To Act On 9/11 Health Legislation

    U.S. Senate To Act On 9/11 Health Legislation
    For the first time the United States Senate will get a chance to act on comprehensive 9/11 health legislation. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, along with other elected officials, 9/11 first responders, workers and families of fallen heroes, joined together...
  • Over 2 Million Cribs Recalled Over Entrapment, Suffocation Risk

    Over 2 Million Cribs Recalled Over Entrapment, Suffocation Risk
    More than 2 million cribs from Evenflo, Delta Enterprise Corp. and five other companies were recalled Thursday amid concerns that babies can suffocate, become trapped or fall from the cribs. Most of the cribs were drop-sides, which have a side rail...
  • Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on PIX News Closeup

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on PIX News Closeup
    New York's Junior Senator, Kirsten Gillibrand spoke out on a wide range of issues during a sit-down interview with me for this week's PIX Newscloseup program. On this week's sacking for General Stanley McChrystal, Sen. Gillibrand said his critical...
  • Steinbrenner's Impact On Baseball Went Far Beyond Yankees

    Steinbrenner's Impact On Baseball Went Far Beyond Yankees
    George Steinbrenner's impact on baseball went far beyond his New York Yankees. He showed all teams that spending lavishly on players — when done intelligently — was a way to produce winners, and even some of his rivals adopted that strategy....