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Kirsten Gillibrand

Thank You, Senator Gillibrand

Jennifer K. McNamara | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jennifer K. McNamara

In my book Kirsten Gillibrand is as much a hero as those who responded on 9/11 and in the days after for getting the 9/11 Responders Bill passed. Like them, she did what had to be done with dedication, dignity, and grace.

Girl Power: What Women's Leadership Means for America

Barbara Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Lee

Women candidates must show a winning combination of competence, clarity, efficiency, and decisiveness. But it's rare for the public to view women in politics as both likeable and competent.

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Oh, hello, good morning everyone! Welcome back from last Sunday's complicated-emotions blogging! My name is Jason, and today I think we return to a ...

Dem Colleagues: Giffords' Progress Like 'Watching A Miracle'

AP/The Huffington Post | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE — Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' friends say it's nothing short of a miracle: Days after being shot in the head point-blank, the inju...

WATCH: Kirsten Gillibrand Praises The Daily Show

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Kirsten Gillibrand visited The Daily Show last night to discuss the success of the 9/11 First Responders Bill. Jon Stewart opened by praising Gillib...

9/11 Health Bill: Winners and Losers

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The celebration over passage of the bill to support ailing first responders to the 9/11 terror attack isn't quite over. It's time to take note of the winners and the losers.

America Made Their Voices Heard for Our 9/11 Heroes

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Who are we as Americans if we don't take care of our heroes? It's been nine long years since these brave men and women answered the call on 9/11 and I'm so proud that today the US Senate has now answered theirs.

9/11 First Responders Bill Needs Just 1 Vote More

ABC News | MATTHEW JAFFE, JESSICA HOPPER and KEVIN DOLAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The first responders still suffering health effects more than nine years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks could get a "Christmas miracle" this year, ...

Gillibrand Makes Emotional Plea For Zadroga Bill | Originally Published: December 6, 2010 10:03 PM | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON - Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) choked up on the Senate floor Monday as she made an impassioned plea for passing the Zadroga 9/11 health...

How the GOP Blew it on the Paycheck Fairness Act -- and Who the Biggest Cowards Were

Amy Siskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Siskind

Well, it didn't take long. The Republican Party was handed a historic opportunity with women. And yet, this week, the Senate voted 58-41 against allowing debate on the Paycheck Fairness Act. Not a single Republican voted "yea."

Shocking Stunt on Tap for Artist Without a Country

NYCity News Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
 NYCity News Service

By ALVA FRENCH Oleg Mavromatti, a Russian performance artist and filmmaker in limbo in Bulgaria, wants your vote -- and he says his life could depend ...

A Final Thought on Carl Paladino: Thanks for Nothing

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

As the sun sinks on Paladino's political career, say goodbye to one of the worst candidates for major office in the history of New York politics. Farewell, Carl. We will not see your like again. Let's hope.

On Election Day, Activists Begin Fast for Civil Rights

James M. Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
James M. Russell

If their demands are not met by November 2 -- Election Day across the U.S. -- Bounville plans to begin a civil rights fast, a 24 hour, water-only fast with DiBona, his best friend, as his caregiver.

Last Minute NYC Voter Guide

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

All of the punditry, mudslinging and sanity rallying has come down to this: The 2010 midterm elections. We've got your New York City guide to the can...

NY-Gov: 56% Cuomo (D), 29% Paladino (R) (YouGov 10/28-31)

Huffington Post | Adam Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YouGov 10/28-31/10; 578 likely voters Mode: Internet (YouGov release) New York 2010 Governor 56% Cuomo (D), 29% Paladino (R) (chart) 2010 Senate (S...

NY-Sen: 57% Gillibrand (D), 37% DioGuardi (R) (Siena 10/27-30)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Siena 10/27-30/10; 603 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Siena release New York 2010 Governor 58% Cuomo (D), 33% Pa...

NY-Sen: 56% Gillibrand (D), 36% DioGuardi (R) (SurveyUSA 1-/25-28)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SurveyUSA for the White Plains Journal News, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, and WGRZ-TV 10/25-28/10; 544 likely voters, 4.3% margin of error Mode: ...

Gillibrand: Paladino's 'Little Girl' Comment Offensive

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

AP: ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino's reference to her as a "little girl" is ...

Buy Senator Gillibrand's Hudson Home (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Lately, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has been running around the state campaigning, making headlines in both political and fashion news. Even with all ...

Carl Paladino Calls Female Senator 'Schumer's Little Girl'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Carl Paladino stood before a crowd at a Long Island rally Thursday and spouted off in a manner that has come to define the Tea Party-backed Republican...

NY-Sen: 59% Schumer (D), 35% Townsend (R) (YouGov 10/28)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YouGov 10/25-28/10; 826 likely voters Mode: Internet (YouGov) New York 2010 Senate 59% Schumer (D), 35% Townsend (R) (chart) 57% Gillibrand (D), 33...

Authenticity in Politics: Splat-Crunch vs. Crunch-Splat

Sarah Granger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah Granger

Each time campaign season heats up, the public is on alert. They say most people vote more on character, perception, or gut feeling, i.e. who they lik...

New York's Sexy Race For State Comptroller

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Forget the likes of Carl Paladino, Andrew Cuomo and Chuck Schumer. The most interesting race on the ballot for those of us in New York City is the one for state comptroller.

NY-Gov: 55% Cuomo (D), 35% Paladino (R) (Quinnipiac 10/18-24)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Quinnipiac 10/18-24/10; 672 likely voters, 3.8% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Quinnipiac release New York 2010 Governor 55% Cuomo...

NY-Sen: 56% Gillibrand (D), 38% DioGuardi (R) (Marist 10/18-20)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Marist 10/18-20/10; 505 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Marist release New York 2010 Senate (A) 63% Schumer (D),...