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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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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Steinbrenner's Impact On Baseball Went Far Beyond Yankees

    Steinbrenner's Impact On Baseball Went Far Beyond Yankees
    George Steinbrenner's impact on baseball went far beyond his New York Yankees. He showed all teams that spending lavishly on players — when done intelligently — was a way to produce winners, and even some of his rivals adopted that strategy....
  • Democratic Heavy Hitters Show Up at Rangel Party

    Democratic Heavy Hitters Show Up at Rangel Party
    The top Democrats in New York State turned out tonight for embattled, U.S. Congressman, Charles Rangel, showing up at his annual "birthday" fundraiser, held at the Plaza Hotel on Fifth Avenue. U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and KIrsten Gillibrand, along...
  • 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...
  • NY State Primary Results At A Glance

    NY State Primary Results At A Glance
    Governor GOP - Primary Carl Paladino 32,703 - 73 percent Rick Lazio 11,799 - 27 percent Governor Con - Primary Ralph Lorigo 2,523 - 50 percent Rick Lazio 2,487 - 50 percent Lieutenant Governor GOP - Primary Thomas V. Ognibene 21,299 - 56 percent...