Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Democrat from New York

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand appears in the following:

Sen. Gillibrand on the EPA, Puerto Rico Relief and More

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on the EPA nominee, Puerto Rico relief efforts, the #MeToo campaign and more.

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: Blocking the Transgender Military Ban, "Medicare for All" and Bipartisanship

Friday, September 15, 2017

Sen. Gillibrand, U.S. Senator (D-NY), on her proposal to block the president's transgender military ban, "Medicare for All" and bipartisanship. 

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Gillibrand on Comey Firing: 'No President Is Above the Law'

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Sen. Gillibrand explains why she believes an independent investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. election is necessary now that the president has fired the FBI director.

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Sen. Gillibrand Prepares to 'Push Back Hate'

Monday, November 21, 2016

Senator Gillibrand discusses what role Democrats have in combating hate crimes and speech in the upcoming presidency.

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Connecting Congress: Senator Gillibrand

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

In our continued series with congressional representatives, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand talks about her efforts to push the Zadroga Act and how her work affects her constituents. 

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Evan Osnos Talks Politics with Kirsten Gillibrand

Friday, October 23, 2015

Staff writer Evan Osnos visits Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York to discuss the election and the issues facing the Democratic Party now.

Senator Gillibrand on Zadroga Bill Renewal

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) talks about efforts to get Congress to permanently renew the Zadroga bill to assist those sickened by toxins in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.

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On 9/11, Gillibrand Urges Lawmakers to Protect First Responders

Friday, September 11, 2015

The World Trade Center Health Program is set to expire at the end of the month. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing to make it permanent.

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Sen. Gillibrand: Obama Failing on Military Sexual Assault Reform

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The Defense Authorization Bill is back, and so is Senator Gillibrand on the issue of military sexual assault.


Senator Gillibrand's Plan to Fix Parental Leave

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The U.S. has no laws requiring paid maternity or parental leave, but Gillibrand says that by paying the cost of a cup of coffee per week, we could be covered for paid emergency leave.

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Sen. Gillibrand Takes Columbia Activist to State of the Union

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The junior Senator from New York hopes holding schools responsible for campus sexual assault will be on the president's agenda in 2015.


Calls For Reform As Military Sexual Violence Persists

Friday, December 05, 2014

A Pentagon report released this week shows that 62 percent of people who reported sexual assault or rape in the military were retaliated against.

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Kirsten Gillibrand: More Women in Congress Would Mean Better Decisions

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

New York's junior senator, out with a new memoir, says women's voices have to be heard more. "I'm so frustrated" to be fighting battles previous generations already won, she says.

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Sen. Gillibrand: Military Justice; Food Stamps Cuts; More

Friday, May 17, 2013

Kirsten GillibrandNew York Senator (D), talks about her proposed legislation to deal with the crisis on military sexual assault and fighting cuts to food stamps.

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Sexual Assault in the Military: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s Proposals for Change

Thursday, May 16, 2013

By removing the case from the chain of command, commanding officers with potential conflicts of interest would no longer be in charge of deciding whether a case should go to trial.

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Sen. Gillibrand: Gun Trafficking, Sequester, and More

Thursday, March 07, 2013

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D) talks about her proposed legislation to combat gun trafficking and other issues.


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Gillibrand: Keystone Pipeline 'Poison Pill' for Payroll Tax Cut

Monday, December 12, 2011

Recap from It's a Free Country.

Welcome to Politics Bites, where every afternoon at It's A Free Country, we bring you the unmissable quotes from the morning's political conversations on WNYC. Today on the Brian Lehrer Show, New York Senator (D) Kirsten Gillibrand rounded up news from Washington as the legislative session wraps up, from the payroll tax cuts to unemployment benefits and more.

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Sen. Gillibrand on the War on Women

Monday, March 07, 2011

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand discusses the new White House report on the status of women and House Republicans' budget cuts.

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Senator Gillibrand on the Lame Duck Session

Friday, December 03, 2010

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New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand talks about pending legislation in the lame duck session, including the 9/11 Health and Compensation Act and the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."

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