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Kirsten Gillibrand Senate Seat

George Pataki Senate Run In 2010 Proposed

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ALBANY, N.Y. — The head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee has approached former New York Gov. George Pataki about running for the ...

7 Days: Kirsten Gillibrand Talks Policy

Mark Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Green

Kirsten Gillibrand's friends call her brilliant -- her critics expedient. 7 Days found a person thoroughly substantive and adaptable.

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...

Was Caroline Kennedy Ever the Real Candidate?

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joanne Bamberger

Was Caroline nothing more than cover for New York Governor David Paterson's efforts to court and vet the candidate who would most benefit him?

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 ...

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 -...

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...

Our Own Sarah Palin

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sherman Yellen

The old New Yorker in me believes Gillibrand would best serve the people by shooting Canadian geese over airports rather than repairing our Bush-broken nation.

Sen.-Designee Gillibrand's Transparency Record

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Newmark

Gillibrand has a lot more going for her than I thought, she's a genuine practitioner of openness and transparency.

I Ran for Office with Kirsten Gillibrand

Brian Keeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Keeler

I applaud the Governor's choice, and I think as you get to know Senator Gillibrand, you will come to admire and support her as I have.

Sarah Palin and Caroline Kennedy Aren't Victims of Glass Ceilings, There is Something Wrong with the Floor.

Etan Bednarsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Etan Bednarsh

Both Palin and Kennedy were obviously unprepared for the offices each sought. Had a ceiling not stopped them, we would have more serious social issues to deal with.

New York's Next Senator: Opposed to the Obama Agenda

Lawrence O'Donnell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence O'Donnell

The Gillibrand simple-minded devotion to balancing the federal budget above all else means that she must oppose everything on the Obama agenda.

Gillibrand, Sitting in my Den

Claudia Ricci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Claudia Ricci

Less than three years ago, on a winter Sunday afternoon, Kirsten Gillibrand sat in the den of my 1850s farmhouse in upstate New York, contemplating her very first run for office.

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.

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...