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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 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,...
  • Giffords Opens Her Eyes, As Recovery From Gunshot To Brain Bounds Ahead

    Giffords Opens Her Eyes, As Recovery From Gunshot To Brain Bounds Ahead
    Just five days after being shot in the brain at close range, Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords passes a new milestone of recovery, and two people from the Tri-State area there to witness it call it nothing short of miraculous. "She was holding my hand...
  • Weiner's A No-Show At Salute To Israel Parade

    Weiner's A No-Show At Salute To Israel Parade
    No doubt recognizing he'd become the center of media focus, embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner chose not to participate in this year's Salute to Israel Parade. A staunch supporter of Israel, the New York Democrat has been an annual fixture at the parade, which...
  • New York State Celebrates First Same-sex Marriages

    New York State Celebrates First Same-sex Marriages
    NEW YORK -- Wedding fever hit New York on Sunday, as hundreds of gay and lesbian couples lined up to be married on the first day that same-sex marriage was legal in the state. In western New York, two grandmothers became the state's first legally wed...
  • 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...
  • Should we kill geese to keep the skies safe?

    Should we kill geese to keep the skies safe?
    Warning of a possible disaster if something isn't done soon, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York is pushing lawmakers to make it easier for wildlife officials to cull Canada geese and other birds near New York City airports, where two jet-bird...
  • 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...