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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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  • Gun control as mainstream issue in the metro area

     
    In this region, gun control is the equivalent of mom-and-apple-pie. So much so that -- for example -- Republican Rep. Peter King seems to have a more restrictive policy on firearms than recently appointed Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who'd previously......
  • Sen. Gillibrand to shop in West Babylon

     
    If you're in the market for orange juice and cereal and will be around West Babylon and want to meet New York's junior senator, Friday is your lucky day. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will bring her -- alliteration alert! -- Senate......
  • Huntington's Petrone keeps plugging 'Sen.' Israel

     
    Even before Rep. Steve Israel lost Gov. David Paterson's appointive U.S. Senate selection sweepstakes to colleague Kirsten Gillibrand, Huntington Supervisor Frank Petrone was running him for Senate. Despite Israel's office maintaining he was holding a...
  • LI secession: Jon Cooper for senator of ... where?

     
    A year ago, Suffolk Legis. Jon Cooper was a proponent of Long Island secession. But that was before he fancied himself a candidate for U.S. Senate. On April 3, 2008, Cooper penned a Newsday op-ed piece touting Comptroller Joseph......
  • Rep. Israel and U.S. Senate run: Same status, really

     
    Everyone knows Rep. Steve Israel has been doing a long drumroll potentially leading up to his primary bid against U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Today the Post reports that he could be announcing his candidacy "as early as tomorrow." Not a......
  • Kirsten wins backing from Nassau Democratic chair

     
    In a possible blow to Rep. Carolyn McCarthy's mounting a serious primary challenge to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand next year, Nassau Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs Wednesday formally endorsed Gillibrand for re-election. Jacobs' endorsement was one of a handful...
  • Caroline Kennedy: 'I've moved on'

     
    by Mark Silva Caroline Kennedy dismissed as "nonsense'' today a suggestion that she abandoned her bid for appointment to New York's open Senate seat because her family no long recognized a cool, composed mother and wife who had grown angry......
  • Rep. Israel: All carrots, no sticks... UPDATED

     
    Rep. Steve Israel is denying, through an aide, a City Hall News story posted late Thursday that White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel threatened political punishment if he went ahead with his primary challenge to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Israel......
  • Suffolk Democrats: Next time, hold special for Senator

     
    In an indirect slap at New York's newest U.S. senator, Suffolk Democrats last week voted, nearly unanimously, for a resolution asking the state to hold a special election when a vacancy for the job occurs. Suffolk state committee member......
  • Schumer schmaltz for 'Step-aside Steve'" unique

     
    Political players gush the most when others agree to get out of their way. So just as Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington) proclaimed Friday that a phone call from President Barack Obama dissuaded him from running for Senate against fellow......
  • And now, Manhattan BP folds Senate prospects

     
    First, it was Rep. Steve Israel. Now, Democratic Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer is saying he's bowing out of next year's U.S. Senate contest. "In light of President Obama's clear desire to avoid a Democratic primary in New York......