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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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  • $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...
  • Wikipedia, Reddit plan blackout in SOPA protest

    Wikipedia, Reddit plan blackout in SOPA protest
    A handful of large websites will go dark on Wednesday to protest an anti-piracy bill that critics say will wreck the Internet as we know it. Wikipedia, user-submitted news site Reddit, the blog Boing Boing and the Cheezburger network of comedy sites...
  • Marine Mystery: Dream Cancun Vacation Turns Into Nightmare For Military Couple

    Marine Mystery: Dream Cancun Vacation Turns Into Nightmare For Military Couple
    It was supposed to be a dream Cancun vacation for a young couple in love, and instead it turned into a nightmare, with a young Iraq war veteran dead, and a grieving girlfriend looking for answers. The family of Sgt. Joe Bitet say they don't believe how...
  • John Delaney files for 6th District race

    John Delaney files for 6th District race
    John Delaney, a multi-millionaire financier from Potomac, said Wednesday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for¬†Maryland’s newly drawn 6th Congressional District, setting up a potentially competitive April primary with State Sen. Rob...
  • Tributes For Former NY Gov. Hugh Carey, Dead At 92

    Tributes For Former NY Gov. Hugh Carey, Dead At 92
    Former Governor Hugh Carey is being hailed by Democrats and Republicans as the man who saved New York from financial ruin. He died Sunday at his summer home on Shelter Island at the age of 92. The state's 51st governor is being remembered as a no-...
  • 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...
  • Harriet Tubman visitor center: a good first step

    Harriet Tubman visitor center: a good first step
    Harriet Tubman was one tough lady. She escaped slavery, fleeing an Eastern Shore plantation. She was a leader in the Underground Railroad, traveling at night under the North Star — probably along the Choptank River — hiding at safe houses...
  • Families Of Pan Am 103 Victims Gratified By Gadhafi's Downfall

    Families Of Pan Am 103 Victims Gratified By Gadhafi's Downfall
    Families of loved ones lost on Pan Am 103, ordered blown from the skies by Moammar Gadhafi in 1988, are gratified over the downfall of the Libyan dictator. Bert Ammerman, whose 36 year old brother Tom, was among the 270 people killed when the jumbo jet...
  • 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...