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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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  • Changes in chemical safety law getting bipartisan support

    Changes in chemical safety law getting bipartisan support
    The first signs of bipartisan support for overhauling the nation's chemical safety law emerged Monday, as three Republicans joined 23 other senators calling for tough restrictions on toxic flame retardants. Citing the Tribune's Tribune's "Playing With...
  • Michelle 2016? No. No. No.

    The Democratic Party has plenty of credible possibilities for the 2016 presidential nomination, including several women: not just Hillary Clinton, but Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Sen. Ellen Warren of...
  • Cardin, Mikulski urge Obama to speed withdrawal from Afghanistan

    Sens. Benjamin L. Cardin and Barbara A. Mikulski urged President Barack Obama on Wednesday to speed the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Afghanistan. The Maryland Democrats joined a group of 24 senators in declaring the mission in Afghanistan...
  • Obama to speak Friday at Hyde Park high school

    Obama to speak Friday at Hyde Park high school
    In addition to speaking at a South Side high school Friday, President Barack Obama is expected to meet privately with 20 young black men there to discuss the challenges of growing up in a rough neighborhood. White House officials asked Principal Antonio...
  • Nelson boasts nearly $2M raised in three months

     
    UPDATE: Not to be outdone, however, Haridopolos announced a haul of $2.6 million from January to March; a sum that would best Nelson's total. WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson said today that he raised nearly $2 million for his 2012 re-election...
  • Your Morning Fashion and Beauty Report: Gilt Groupe goes Gaga. Hailee Steinfeld fronts for Miu Miu. Anna Wintour speaks up for gay rights.

     
    Vogue's Anna Wintour is the latest New Yorker to participate in the Human Rights Campaign’s “New Yorkers for Marriage Equality” initiative, which supports gay marriage. “As far as I’m concerned, having the right to say &#...
  • US senators tell LGBT kids ‘It Gets Better’

     
    A group of Democratic US Senators, including Illinois' own Dick Durbin, have joined the ranks of high profile people sending messages of hope to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth as part of the ‘It Gets Better‘...
  • Biden and NASA brass salute astronaut Mark Kelly

     
    [From a pool report filed by the Arizona Daily Star] WASHINGTON — Pool was escorted into the Secretary of War Suite in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at approximately 12:45 p.m. Approximately 50 guests were seated in the room, which is...
  • Trucker's widow wins support in push for more safe rest areas

     
    Truck rest areas: A truck driver’s killing has led to legislation aimed at providing more and safer rest areas for truckers....
  • SOPA blackout: Protests hits streets of NYC, SF, Seattle, Las Vegas

     
    The protests against the House's Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Senate's Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) spread from the Web into the streets of New York on Wednesday and more in-person protests are scheduled for San Francisco, Seattle,...
  • SOPA sent back to the drawing board in wake of Internet protests

     
    The SOPA online piracy bill that helped spark this week's unprecedented Internet protests will be redrafted, its lead sponsor said Friday. The move came not long after the Senate postponed a key vote on the companion PIPA bill scheduled for next week....