Posts Tagged ‘Kirsten Gillibrand’

Kirsten Gillibrand Endorses “Trailblazing” Queens Senator

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is endorsing State Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky in her re-election bid today, calling the longtime Queens senator a “trailblazer,” according to a Stavisky campaign release obtained by City and State. Stavisky has “consistently fought to protect women’s health and safety,” Gillibrand is quoted as saying in the release. “She has worked [&hellip
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Hillary Could Be Romney Dragonslayer

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

alan There are some interesting clues to insider politics. Clinton has announced that she is not interested in serving another term. She says she will not campaign for the president. Her husband, Bill, says he wishes his wife would run for the top job. The woman who replaced Clinton in the Senate, Kirsten Gillibrand, says she [&hellip
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Run, Hillary, Run: A funny thing happened on the way to Cuomo’s 2016 presidential bid

Written by NYPress Staff on . Posted in Opinion Our Town, Our Town

chartock By Alan S. Shartock Meanwhile, something else is going on. An interesting group of people is encouraging the immensely popular Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president, despite her having said she’s done with politics. There is her successor as United States senator, Kirsten Gillibrand, for example. I know Gillibrand, and I can tell you [&hellip
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Dartmouth Weighs in on State Senate Contest Between Two Alums

Written by Andrew J. Hawkins on . Posted in Politics

This year’s Senate contest in New York contains no less than two alums of Dartmouth College: Kirsten Gillibrand, class of ’88; and Wendy Long, class of ’82. The college’s main campus newspaper, The Dartmouth, recently published an article highlighting that fact, and also asked several students to weigh in with some armchair political analysis. One [&hellip
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No Mega-Millions, But Funds Unclaimed for New York Politicians

Written by Laura Nahmias on . Posted in Breaking News

With tax season bearing down, many New Yorkers are dive-bombing into their couch cushions for spare change and waiting anxiously for government refunds to help make ends meet. Not so for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who are some of dozens of other top officials with cash sitting in [&hellip
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Bill O’Reilly’s Strange Days Are Over

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Breaking News

With Joe Carvin’s departure from the race for the GOP U.S. Senate nomination, top consultant Bill O’Reilly’s strange couple of days are over. O’Reilly confirmed that with Carvin out of the race, he is now back doing press for Rep. Bob Turner, whose campaign for Congress was helped enormously by O’Reilly’s press work. But when [&hellip
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Bringing the Upper West Side to Albany

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Schneiderman, Cuomo hold first joint appearance By Dan Rivoli and Allen Houston While Republicans made a political comeback around the country, New York State Democrats fared relatively well. Andrew Cuomo is now Governor-elect, Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand trounced their GOP opponents and Tom DiNapoli held on to the State Comptroller seat
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Creating Jobs, Greening Buildings

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

New bill would lessen energy dependence on hostile foreign regimes By Kirsten Gillibrand As I meet people during my travels across the state, New Yorkers of all ages and backgrounds have the same thing on their minds: jobs. With unemployment in New York City still in double digits, and an estimated 15 percent of our [&hellip
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