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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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  • Sen. Gillibrand is asked why she should avoid primary

     
    To say Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand leads a charmed political life is to risk underrating her ability to stay on message and push. But she has enjoyed great fortune, which appears to be holding up. At first, there......
  • Democrat Tasini to announce for U.S. Senate seat

     
    Democratic labor activist Jonathan Tasini, who ran in a primary against Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton in 2006, plans Thursday to announce a challenge to Clinton???s successor, Kirsten Gillibrand. ???I believe in primaries,??? Tasini, 53, said yesterday...
  • Now, McCarthy rules out Gillibrand challenge

     
    Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-Mineola), who has been a driving force behind finding a Democrat to challenge appointed Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in New York's 2010 Democratic primary, has ruled out a run for the Senate, her press aide Raymond Zaccaro......
  • Rep. Maloney gets a call from VP Biden

     
    Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan), who is weighing a challenge to appointed Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in New York's 2010 Democratic primary, received a telephone call from Vice President Joe Biden this week. But a source close to Maloney said Biden did.......
  • Rep. Maloney ducks Senate question

     
    After a pep-rally and news conference on a bill to provide a month of family and medical leave to the 2.7 million federal workers that the House is voting on today, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan) declined to answer any questions......
  • 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......