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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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  • 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......
  • Legis. Cooper's Senate exploratory Web site is up

     
    With Rep. Steve Israel out of the way, Jon Cooper is ramping up his exploration of a 2010 Democratic primary challenge to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand with a new Website that he unveiled today. You can link to it here. The......
  • Mayor-for-life's one-two Congressional punch

     
    Even though her district sits well to his east, Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-Mineola) has made her preference known for New York City mayor: Michael Bloomberg, the Republican candidate, whose clear plan is to once again use his personal fortune......
  • Ex-Republican touted by state Dems for Nassau seat

     
    Nina Petraro Bastardi, looking to unseat Legis. John Ciotti, got a talking up from Democratic state chair June O'Neill at today's spring meeting of the party in Rye. She sent out a news release touting her joining with major party......
  • Gillibrand and gender: Luck as residue of design?

     
    Asked if she???s gotten this far on skill or luck, Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, left, turns the question to why she believes Gov. David A. Paterson selected her for her current job. She raises the matter of gender. ???What......
  • Tuesday's twits: Let's gather the blather

     
    The yammerings of our elected officials -- who seem to conduct themselves every bit as gracefully as New Jersey's -- arrive in a rich cluster this fine spring day. Rep. Charles Rangel, Democrat, calls it "inappropriate" that he fliply said......
  • Sonia Sotomayor's Capitol Hill tour

     
    by Mark Silva Judge Sonia Sotomayor, among the top in her classes at Princeton and Yale Law, with nearly two decades on the federal bench and now poised to become the first Hispanic member of the nation's highest court, makes......