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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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  • NYC Democrat: Rep. Israel's withdrawal 'unfortunate'

     
    Another possible U.S. Senate primary candidate, Democrat Jon Tasini, who challenged Hillary Clinton in 2006, calls it "unfortunate" that Steve Israel has decided to forgo a challenge to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Hit the 'continued' bar for his statement......
  • Sen. Schumer hails Rep. Israel -- for taking a powder

     
    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer issued this statement on Rep. Steve Israel's agreeing not to run against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: ???Steve Israel has once again proven what many of us who have worked with him already knew: that he is a......
  • Senator Gillibrand gets questions in West Babylon

     
    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand visited a Super Stop & Shop in West Babylon on Friday for an economic ???Senate at Your Supermarket,??? and got hit with several questions on unrelated topics. ???Are you going to keep fighting for our guns???? asked......
  • With Obama push, Israel drops Gillibrand challenge

     
    After President Barack Obama called him, Rep. Steve Israel announced today he won't run against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in the 2010 Democratic primary. Israel had been gearing up for the race - he had hired a campaign manager and consultants......
  • 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......