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Gillibrand's Military Sexual Assault Reform Bill Is Shot Down Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics

Nearly a year after Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's (D-N.Y.) military sexual assault reform legislation fell five votes short of passing the Senate, she ask...

Presenting, The Throwback Photo To End All Throwback Photos

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 09.18.2014 | Entertainment

We now have photographic evidence that "Nashville" star Connie Britton and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand were, in fact, roommates during a summer study a...

Why the Lack of Women in Politics?

Paige DeRouin | Posted 06.16.2014 | College
Paige DeRouin

The main problem is that there are currently not many women holding significant positions, making it harder for young women to find role models.

Why the Lack of Women in Politics?

Paige DeRouin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Teen
Paige DeRouin

On the second night of the Women in the World Summit, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) spoke of the gridlock in Washington and what women bring to the table in United States politics.

5 Things We Hope Connie Britton And Kirsten Gillibrand Did As Roommates

Posted 10.08.2013 | Women

Our love for actress Connie Britton and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand knows no bounds. So when we learned that these two amazing women were roommates ...

The Global Search for Education: The Guidelines - Ticks

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.29.2013 | Impact
C. M. Rubin

"The current IDSA guidelines provide the best scientific, evidence-based medical practices for the treatment of Lyme disease including early and late...

Protecting Our Precious Right to Vote

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

It is deeply troubling that in 2013, our work is not done and the need to continue this fight remains. If we've learned one thing from the recent attempts to disenfranchise voters around the country, it's that the Voting Rights Act continues to be a vital tool in the fight.

BOTH SIDES NOW: Do Republican Legislators and Justices Oppose the Right to Vote?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgReagan & Matalin debate if the GOP opposes voter fraud or voters, supports one-acre/one-vote presidentially, wants to end the '65 Voting Rights Act? Is voter impersonation a Loch Ness monster?

End the Flow of Illegal Guns

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

From Tucson, to Aurora, to Oak Creek, Wisc., to Sandy Hook Elementary School, there seems to be a never ending series of mass tragedies at the hands of madmen with guns.

Kirsten Gillibrand 2016

Tessa Blake | Posted 01.07.2013 | Women
Tessa Blake

The easy narrative is that Kirsten Gillibrand is scrappy, tenacious and optimistic. And she is all those things. But that doesn't scratch the surface.

Republican: Romney 47-Percent Comment Wrongly Worded

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

Republican U.S. Senate nominee, Wendy Long, told a state political news radio show Tuesday that Mitt Romney's "47 percent" comments could have been wo...

The Farm Bill Should Protect Hungry Kids, Not Subsidies for Insurance Companies

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 08.06.2012 | Home
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

The fact is that food stamps are an effective investment. For every dollar that's invested into the SNAP program, we get $1.71 back in return.

Expanding Opportunities for Our Heroes Here at Home

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

While too many Americans are struggling in this economy, it's particularly difficult for our young vets. Currently, more than 12 percent of our veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan are unemployed. This is unacceptable.

Mother Knows Best

Barbara Lee | Posted 07.09.2012 | Women
Barbara Lee

Our research tells us women need to be asked between three and seven times to run for office. Men don't wait to be asked. So ladies, consider this your first ask.

'The Conversation': Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Amanda de Cadenet | Posted 07.09.2012 | Home
Amanda de Cadenet

Senator Gillibrand explained how women, by nature, will work until the last minute to make sure a task is completed.

Equal Pay Is About Economic Security For Middle Class Families

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 06.17.2012 | Women
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Let's pledge to make sure that this day continues to move earlier and earlier in the year until women don't have to work even one day more than men to earn the same wage.

Reforming Washington & Restoring Our Faith in Congress

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

If we are going to restore the trust the American people have in Congress and rebuild their faith in government, increasing transparency and accountability in many aspects of how Washington does business is imperative. The STOCK Act is just a start.

Ending Oppression and Empowering Women & Girls Around The World

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.08.2012 | Women
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

I can't think of a better way to celebrate International Women's Day than to pick up Half The Sky, be inspired by the women profiled in the book and take action for all the women and girls around the world who aren't yet empowered to do so for themselves.

These Famous Daughters Credit Their Mothers With Their Success

Posted 01.02.2012 | Women

This week, with the death of Hillary Clinton's mother, we got some insight into the major female influence in the life of one of the most accomplished...

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand To Introduce LGBT Adoption Bill In US Senate

Posted 12.27.2011 | Gay Voices

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) has announced that she will introduce the "Every Child Deserves a Family Act" (ECDF) in the U.S. Senate reports Fami...

Gerry Smith

Senator Criticizes Pentagon For Cyber Confusion

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 12.26.2011 | Technology

Pentagon officials have acknowledged they must recruit more cyber experts to stop hackers from breaching their networks and stealing classified milita...

Keeping Our Children Safe

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 10.10.2011 | Parents
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Throughout our history, the United States has led the world in scientific innovation. It is time we continued that tradition by developing safer, more effective chemicals to use in our clothing, buildings and household products.

Let's Send Five Democratic Women to the Wisconsin State Senate

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 10.03.2011 | Women
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

If they all win, the percentage of the Wisconsin state senate that are women will rise from around 25% to a third. That is the very essence of getting off the sidelines.

Momentum for DOMA Repeal Continues to Build

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Even as we in Congress work to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act legislatively, there are lawsuits challenging its constitutionality progressing through the courts around the country. The momentum in this fight is clearly on our side.

It's Time For Congress To Act On The Paycheck Fairness Act

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 08.23.2011 | Women
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

In the U.S. today, women are paid only 78 cents on the dollar that men make. If the highest court in the land won't protect women from discrimination in the workplace, then we must stand together and demand action from Congress.