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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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  • 5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Eastern Seaboard, Jams Cell Service

    5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Eastern Seaboard, Jams Cell Service
    When the 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit Virginia Tuesday at 1:53pm, people scrambled to call their loved ones for the next half hour. But Verizon, Sprint, and other mobile service providers got jammed up and many calls couldn't go through. While the cell...
  • Mikulski to speak on Senate women at Democratic National Convention

    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulskiwill have a speaking role at the Democratic National Convention, aides said Wednesday. The Maryland Democrat, who this year became the longest-serving woman in congressional history, will lead a program highlighting the record...
  • 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...
  • Pottery Barn Kids Recalls 82,000 Cribs

    Pottery Barn Kids Recalls 82,000 Cribs
    WASHINGTON -- The government took a big step Wednesday toward eliminating from stores, hotels and daycare centers any crib with a side rail that can be raised and lowered - so-called drop-side cribs. The Consumer Product Safety Commission proposed new...
  • Kennedy, no, Cuomo, no -- Gillibrand

     
    by Mark Silva Kirsten Gillibrand. You know, that Kirsten Gillibrand - the second-term congresswoman from upstate New York. The governor has chosen her to fill the Senate seat of former U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton, whom President Barack Obama has made......
  • Dave: I'm not the Caroline leaker

     
    Gov. Paterson is denying that he played a role in leaking negative information about Caroline Kennedy following her withdrawal from the Senate race. The problem: The denial will do him almost zero good, since the leaks smearing Caroline for......
  • Q Poll: Gillibrand pick OK

     
    The new Quinnipiac poll finds that voters approve the choice of Kirsten Gillibrand, 46-30. But with all the controversy about her conservative stances on guns and immigration, she gets higher support among Republicans (56-27) than she does among Democrats...
  • Pataki man: Never say never but he's never made plans

     
    David Catalfamo, spokesman for ex-Gov. Pataki in the private sector, says it makes sense there would be speculation about a Senate run against Kirsten Gillibrand. "The governor would be a very strong candidate," he said. While citing a "great deal......
  • Monday morning ten: Dave Does Davos

     
    After doing such a brilliant job with the Senate selection, Paterson jets off to Davos this week to attend a global economic meeting, where his witty insights into world affairs are no doubt eagerly awaited. Senator-select Kirsten Gillibrand met......
  • Where the Boies' are: Kirsten ripe to draw more GOP fire

     
    Having been a commercial litigator and Albany partner for the law firm Boies Schiller & Flexner, New York's new junior senator has received a whopping amount of money in recent years from its principals and associates and their family......
  • Latino official seeks meeting with Kirsten -- soon

     
    Assemb. Peter Rivera (D-Bronx) says new U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has taken anti-immigration positions -- backing legislation authorizing military crackdowns, penalizing cities considered "sanctuary" cities (such as New York) and making English the...