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Kristen Gillibrand

Toxic Fishing Lacked Information, Sens. Schumer, Gillibrand Weigh In

New York Daily News | Erin Durkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York's senators on Monday blasted the lack of health warnings that have left many New Yorkers unknowingly eating dangerously contaminated fish. A...

Peaceful Revolution: Affordable Autism Treatment for Children

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

Despite autism's far reach, insurance companies still don't provide comprehensive coverage for effective treatments, and parents are paying the price.

Let The People Choose Their Senators

David O. Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David O. Stewart

Special elections are a lot of trouble and expense: Democracy is a lot of trouble and expense. Despotism is simple. In the eighteenth century, it was difficult to manage elections. Not today.

Gillibrand Off To Rocky Start, Headed For Fight To Keep Seat

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Newly minted New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is off to a rough start, politically. The junior senator -- who was elevated from the House when Hillary...

Sam Stein

Jim Tedisco, New York Congressional Candidate, Won't Take Stimulus Stand | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The race to fill newly appointed Sen. Kristen Gillibrand's open seat in the House of Representatives has become, in many ways, a reflection of the reg...

Gillibrand "Frightened" By Growing Opposition, Worried She'll Be Defeated Next Year

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

US SEN. Kirsten Gilli brand is nervously telling friends that Gov. Paterson's sharp drop in popularity may lead to her defeat in next year's all-but-c...

Gillibrand May Change Position On Immigration

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York's new senator, Kirsten Gillibrand, who has drawn fire from Hispanics over her views on immigration and gun control, says she...

New York Reps Aren't Sold On Gillibrand, May Back McCarthy

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New York lawmakers are so far unwilling to throw their support behind newly crowned Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D), and several say they could support a ...

Paterson's Approval Rating Drops Down To 44 Percent: CNN

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The perceived chaos surrounding the appointment to fill Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's Senate seat has taken a toll on New York's governor, acco...

Republicans Like Gillibrand More Than Democrats: Poll

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new poll suggests Republicans in New York are happier than Democrats with the selection of Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand (D) as the state's next senator -...

Kirsten Gillibrand Pick Praised By Obama: "Wonderful Choice"

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama released a statement praising New York Gov. Paterson's choice of Kirsten Gillibrand to fill the state's vacant Senate seat: "Governo...

Kirsten Gillibrand Called "Tracy Flick" Of NY Politics

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Within the high school gossip circle that is New York's congressional delegation, Kirsten Gillibrand's nickname is "Tracy Flick" -- a not-so-flatterin...

Watch Live: Clinton Briefs State Department (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton is briefing the State Department Tuesday. Watch: Visit for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy...

Joe Bruno: Former New York State Senate Majority Leader Indicted

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New York state's former Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno was indicted on Friday by a federal grand jury on corruption charges linked to his obtaini...

Sam Stein

Kirsten Gillibrand Reached Out To Gay Rights Group | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the first acts that Kirsten Gillibrand took upon learning that she would succeed Hillary Clinton as New York Senator was to reach out to the st...

Kirsten Gillibrand: New York's Next Senator

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: 12:20pm: Gov. David Paterson appointed Democratic U.S. Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand on Friday to fill New York's vacant Senate seat, finally set...

Senator Gillibrand: Supporter of Vaccine-Autism Research

David Kirby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Kirby

The presumptive Senator is sure to join the growing chorus of voices in the US Senate -- and well beyond -- in calling for more Federal funding for scientific studies into vaccines and autism.

Kennedy Out, Gillibrand In

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

Gillibrand is a pro-gun, fiscally conservative Blue Dog Democrat, which is the name moderate Democrats gave themselves so people stopped confusing them with Republicans.