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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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  • Senate hopeful Tasini stresses health, Cooper raises $

     
    The first Democrat to jump in against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in next year???s special election, Jonathan Tasini, who ran the underdog challenge to Sen. Hillary Clinton in 2006, is defining himself early. ???We???re at this incredibly pivotal moment in......
  • Dissecting Schumer's 'no primary' defense of Kirsten

     
    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer has been arguing that there should be no primary for appointed colleague Kirsten Gillibrand because Democrats must retain the seat to keep Republicans from obstructing the policies of progressivism, Obama, etc. In this week's...
  • Judge Sonia: N.Y. in D.C., with contentious edge

     
    Cesar Perales was seated early, before the Senate hearing room filled up. He stayed, just a couple of rows back from Judge Sonia Sotomayor and her relatives, all the way through the hours of speech making that consumed the......
  • Sen. Kirsten to introduce Judge Sonia at confirmation

     
    Much of Latino political New York seems to have expressed enthusiasm for the selection by President Obama of Sonia Sotomayor for the U.S. Supreme Court. So how would Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who as an upstate Congresswoman took positions on......
  • Gillibrand challenge: Maloney's status in the fray

     
    And so, U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney becomes the second Democratic primary candidate in the race to replace appointed U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, the first being Jonathan Tasini, who announced last month. Her advantage may be her having been in......
  • NYS politics broils in the post-Senate summer

     
    When Gov. David A. Paterson recently replaced June O'Neill as Democratic state chairman with Nassau Chairman Jay Jacobs, you could have guessed that AG Andrew Cuomo wasn't going to be crazy about the pick -- if you assume the template......
  • Obama praises David Paterson, whom he reportedly wants to see dumped in New York

     
    When President Obama arrived in Troy, N.Y., he wanted to speak about the economy and innovation. But it was the same old confusion in Democratic Party politics that was the first item on the agenda. Two days after a published......
  • Joe Biden update: Investing in a N.Y. congressman

     
    The Democrat VP says the $2,400 paid to help Rep. Steve Israel is money well spent....
  • Obama's back: A roundup of gatecrashers, polls, pols and wild horses

     
    Catching up: The president and his family are back in the White House recovering from their Hawaii beachfront vacation. Just in time to issue a proclamation for National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. So the capital's political news...
  • Harold Ford defies Obama, eyes N.Y. Senate race

     
    One day after President Obama embraced Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand's reelection bid, former U.S. Rep. Harold Ford Jr. of Tennessee confessed that he is "strongly considering" a race against her. Gillibrand is the upstate New Yorker named by Gov. David...
  • Paterson: Gillibrand first, Ford second

     
    by Mark Silva It's been one of those years for New York Gov. David Paterson, who replaced the disgraced former governor of New York, Eliot Spitzer, who was cavorting with call girls. First the White House tries to talk Paterson......