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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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  • Ten for Tuesday:

     
    Carolyn McCarthy, who is threatening to primary new Senator-select Kirsten Gillibrand because her gun stances are so abhorrent, actually gave money to Gillibrand in her Congressional races -- twice. Gillibrand takes her oath and becomes a Senator today,...
  • Gillibrand: The Immigration Risk

     
    Since her nomination, much has been made of Kirsten Gillibrand's gun stance and the possibility that it will allow an effective primary challenge from the left -- by, potentially, a serious anti-gun candidate like Carolyn McCarthy. But if Gillibrand......
  • Gillibrand on Gays: Want job, will switch stance

     
    Maybe Kirsten Gillibrand really is like Hillary Clinton -- the Hillary Clinton who obsessively balances her presumed "principles" against the political calibrations of the moment, on matters ranging from war votes to licensing illegals. It turns out,...
  • King to McCarthy: You go, girl!!

     
    Peter King, who was salivating over the prospect of a Senate race against Caroline Kennedy which would have allowed him to pose as Real American vs. Princess, has been a little more cautious about Kirsten Gillibrand. But he still leans......
  • Kirsten: Gimme money!

     
    Kirsten Gillibrand, technically, is not even a senator yet. But already she's raising money to hold the seat, with this email to supporters: "As this is an appointment, and a special election follows in just 2 short years, I will......
  • Dave: I'm not the Caroline leaker

     
    Gov. Paterson is denying that he played a role in leaking negative information about Caroline Kennedy following her withdrawal from the Senate race. The problem: The denial will do him almost zero good, since the leaks smearing Caroline for......
  • Q Poll: Gillibrand pick OK

     
    The new Quinnipiac poll finds that voters approve the choice of Kirsten Gillibrand, 46-30. But with all the controversy about her conservative stances on guns and immigration, she gets higher support among Republicans (56-27) than she does among Democrats...
  • Pataki man: Never say never but he's never made plans

     
    David Catalfamo, spokesman for ex-Gov. Pataki in the private sector, says it makes sense there would be speculation about a Senate run against Kirsten Gillibrand. "The governor would be a very strong candidate," he said. While citing a "great deal......
  • Monday morning ten: Dave Does Davos

     
    After doing such a brilliant job with the Senate selection, Paterson jets off to Davos this week to attend a global economic meeting, where his witty insights into world affairs are no doubt eagerly awaited. Senator-select Kirsten Gillibrand met......
  • Where the Boies' are: Kirsten ripe to draw more GOP fire

     
    Having been a commercial litigator and Albany partner for the law firm Boies Schiller & Flexner, New York's new junior senator has received a whopping amount of money in recent years from its principals and associates and their family......
  • Latino official seeks meeting with Kirsten -- soon

     
    Assemb. Peter Rivera (D-Bronx) says new U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has taken anti-immigration positions -- backing legislation authorizing military crackdowns, penalizing cities considered "sanctuary" cities (such as New York) and making English the...