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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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  • Kirsten Gillibrand Wins New York Senate Seat

    Kirsten Gillibrand Wins New York Senate Seat
    Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (KEHR'-sten JIL'-uh-brand) has been elected in New York to the seat she was appointed to last year to replace Hillary Rodham Clinton. The Associated Press called the race for Gillibrand over Republican Joe...
  • Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats

    Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats
    Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California. Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
  • NY Makes Bid For $3B Marked For Hudson River Rail Tunnel

    NY Makes Bid For $3B Marked For Hudson River Rail Tunnel
    New York is seeking the $3 billion that the federal government had committed to the Hudson River rail tunnel that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie scrapped. The Record newspaper reports that U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York has asked Transportation...
  • Strong Push For 9/11 Health Bill

    Strong Push For 9/11 Health Bill
    Today the message went out loud and clear to opponents of the 9/11 Health Care bill. Supporters of the bill suggesting that those who vote against the bill will carry such a vote as a 'badge of shame'. In Washington, D.C., a galaxy of political...
  • Government Outlaws Drop-Side Cribs

    Government Outlaws Drop-Side Cribs
    WASHINGTON -- It's the end of the traditional crib that has cradled millions of babies for generations. The government outlawed drop-side cribs on Wednesday after the deaths of more than 30 infants and toddlers in the past decade and millions of recalls....
  • Christmas Miracle In The Offing

    Christmas Miracle In The Offing
    There may be a Christmas miracle in the offing for 9/11 First Responders who volunteered at Ground Zero on Sept. 11, only to develop life-threatening illnesses. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced Sunday that there's now enough...
  • Bloomberg Urges Congress To Pass the 9/11 Healthcare Bill

    Bloomberg Urges Congress To Pass the 9/11 Healthcare Bill
    The battle continues on Capital Hill where families of 9/11 first responders are still trying to convince Washington to give them a help out. They're hoping the 9/11 James Zadroga Bill will pass in time for Christmas. The bill will provide much needed...
  • First Responder 9/11 Memorial Park On Long Island

    First Responder 9/11 Memorial Park On Long Island
    Hundreds turned out for a walk-a-thon to remember the first responders who died after September 11th, and to raise money to build a memorial park in their honor. There was a special groundbreaking ceremony for the park which will be built at the corner...
  • Obama Visit To NYC Could Effect Rush Hour

    Obama Visit To NYC Could Effect Rush Hour
    When President Barack Obama lands at JFK Airport around 5PM today, he'll spend a whirlwind 6 hours in the Big Apple raising money. It will be the President's third trip to New York in the last month. On the agenda is a big ticket fundraiser at the...
  • $4.2 billion aid, health care package for 9/11 victims, responders called 'Christmas miracle'

    $4.2 billion aid, health care package for 9/11 victims, responders called 'Christmas miracle'
    It was called a "Christmas miracle," but a last-minute compromise by Congress will provide a smaller aid package than originally envisioned to help victims of the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center and the responders sickened as they worked in...
  • Ground zero workers celebrate political victory at WTC site, but some ask if bill is enough

    Ground zero workers celebrate political victory at WTC site, but some ask if bill is enough
    The politicians who wrangled a last-minute compromise bill giving 9/11 survivors and responders with five more years of health care and billions of dollars in compensation gathered at the World Trade Center site Thursday to declare a patriotic victory,...