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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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  • Gillibrand-McCaskill debate on military sexual assault heats up

    The defense reauthorization bill is drawing more interest than usual, because this year it comes with a catfight — or so the press and the male cats in the Senate would have it. The debate over amendments that would change how military sexual...
  • Senate OKs compromise defense spending bill

    WASHINGTON — The Senate advanced a sweeping must-pass defense spending bill Wednesday that included a provision to toughen prosecutions of military sexual assaults, although victims' advocates complained the protections did not go far enough....
  • Military sex assault critics want justice overhaul

    Military sex assault critics want justice overhaul
    Congress was poised late Thursday to pass new legal protections for victims of sexual assault in the military, but victims and their advocates already were looking ahead to a larger battle: the contentious campaign to overhaul the military justice system....
  • Obama orders military leaders to report on progress against sexual assaults

    Obama orders military leaders to report on progress against sexual assaults
    Hours after Congress passed a range of proposals to combat sexual assaults in the armed forces, President Barack Obama ordered military leaders on Friday to conduct a yearlong review of their progress in eliminating rape from the ranks — and...
  • Sexual assault reports up slightly at Naval Academy

    Sexual assault reports up slightly at Naval Academy
    The number of sexual assaults reported at the Naval Academy increased slightly last year while reports fell at the other service academies, according to an assessment to be released by the Pentagon on Friday. Overall reports at the three academies...
  • Naval Academy says increase in sex assault reports shows progress

    Naval Academy says increase in sex assault reports shows progress
    Naval Academy officials say an increase in reports of sexual assault shows they are making progress against the crime. Fifteen sexual assaults were reported at the academy during the 2012-2013 academic year, the Pentagon said Friday, up from 13 the...
  • 'Obama' Filmmaker Indicted for Campaign Fraud

    Dinesh D'Souza, director of the 2012 documentary "2016: Obama's America," was arrested and indicted for campaign finance fraud on Thursday, Reuters reports. The conservative filmmaker and best-selling author allegedly contributed $20,000 in 2012 in the...
  • Anti-Obama filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza charged with campaign fraud

    Dinesh D'Souza, the conservative author and filmmaker behind the critical documentary "2016: Obama's America," has been indicted in New York on charges he violated campaign finance laws, according to the Associated Press and other news outlets....
  • Senate debates tactics for stemming sexual assaults in military

    Senate debates tactics for stemming sexual assaults in military
    WASHINGTON -- Concern over the increased number of sexual assaults in the military spilled onto the Senate floor Wednesday in an hours-long debate that has divided Congress over the best way to handle the problem. The Defense Department estimated a 35%...
  • Hillary Clinton's possible run blocks would-be Democratic contenders

    If Hillary Clinton doesn't run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 — and there's one chance in five of that — the party could have a nervous breakdown. On the national level, the Democratic bench is weaker, or more...
  • Two Navy football players to face court-martial on sex charges

    Two midshipmen will face court-martial while a third will not in the case of three football players who were accused of raping a fellow student at the U.S. Naval Academy, it was announced on Thursday. The decision in the abuse case comes as Congress has...