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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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  • 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......
  • Scott Brown wake-up: Could Democrats lose the Senate?

     
    The prospect of a little-known Republican state legislator besting the Democratic establishment in liberal Massachusetts was considered unlikely as recently as a month ago. Then Tuesday night Scott Brown walloped Martha Coakley in the bluest state in...
  • Senate's vulnerable Democratic majority

     
    by Mark Silva With Republicans courting Rep. Mike Pence of Indiana to run against Sen. Evan Bayh, analysts are starting to count how many Democratic seats might be lost this fall. "In fact, it is likely that the Republicans will......
  • Stephen Colbert grills Harold Ford: funny or unfair?

     
    Stephen Colbert has been poking fun lately at a certain former Tennessee congressman who is considering a race for a U.S. Senate seat in New York. "The Colbert Report" host has called Harold Ford Jr. the "Alpha Dog of the......
  • 'Now what?' Obama asks fellow Democrats (Video)

     
    Five days after meeting with Republican House members, Democrat Obama has a long chat with his party's senators....
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows: CNN's 'State of the Union' talks to Secretary of State Clinton

     
    SATURDAY The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer 2010 elections: co-authors John Heilemann and Mark Halperin ("Game Change"); gays in the military: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), Rep. Duncan Hunter. (R-Alpine) 3 p.m. CNN Larry King Live 6 and 9 p.m. CNN.....
  • Evan Bayh bowing out of Senate

     
    by Janet Hook and updated Adding to Democrats' political woes in the 2010 midterm elections, Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) unexpectedly announced today that he will not run for a third term in a Republican-leaning state, opening up a seat that......