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 2019-12-17 20:07 

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US senator proposes money, oversight to boost dam safety...

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday called for more federal money and oversight to shore up the nation's aging dams following an Associated Press investigation that found scores of potentially troubling dams located near homes and communities acro...

 2019-08-29 13:51 

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Phony candidates lose in Republican and Democratic primaries...

Add "failed presidential candidate" to New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's long and winding resume, which also already includes stints as "lawyer for Philip Morris," "gun rights advocate and opponent of illegal immigration," as ...

 2019-08-28 22:33 

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Donald Trump trolls Kirsten Gillibrand, Democrats...

President Trump went into full troll mode Wednesday evening as the Democratic presidential primary field continued to thin. He took to Twitter to spike the football about Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, New York Democrat, dropping out, paying her ... a complimen...

 2019-08-23 00:18 

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Beto O'Rourke reveals 21st Century Labor Contract; Kirsten Gillibrand boosts mental health services...

While the political jockeying gets more attention, candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential are advancing serious policy proposals. The Washington Times takes a weekly look at some of them that may have flown under the radar. Democratic presidential...

 2019-08-16 07:05 

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University at Buffalo gets $1.1 million for genetics study...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The University at Buffalo is getting $1.1 million in federal funding to study mosquito and fruit fly genetics. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced the funding Thursday. They say the university's research on t...

 2019-08-13 20:30 

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Gillibrand to visit St. Louis to decry state abortion limits...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand is planning to hold a reproductive rights town hall in St. Louis, home of Missouri's last remaining abortion clinic. A new state law bans most abortions at the eighth week of pregn...

 2019-08-05 12:06 

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Kirsten Gillibrand: 'Absurd' to tie gun control to immigration...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Monday said it was "absurd" to tie new gun controls to immigration reform, which President Trump had suggested in the wake of the weekend shootings in Texas and Ohio. "It's absurd," the New York Democrat and ...

 2019-08-01 01:48 

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Kirsten Gillibrand: Cloroxer in chief?...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York wants to do more than bring an end to President Trump's term - she wants to wipe down the White House when he's gone. "The first thing I am going to do when I am president is I am going to Clorox the Oval .....

 2019-07-25 11:27 

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Kirsten Gillibrand releases $10 trillion climate plan that includes carbon tax...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Thursday released a plan to tackle climate change, saying she hopes to "mobilize" $10 trillion in public and private funding on the effort over the next decade through provisions such as a carbon tax. "The next presi...

 2019-07-15 15:26 

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Kirsten Gillibrand: I've 'experienced enormous amounts of white privilege'...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand teared up in front of a crowd of progressives after admitting that she benefitted in her life from "enormous amounts of white privilege." During the Netroots Nation conference in Philadelph...

 2019-06-19 23:06 

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Kirsten Gillibrand abortion-racism comparison angers pro-life blacks...

Nobody was more surprised or offended than black pro-life activists like Roland Warren when Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand compared their beliefs to racism. "I am not a racist," said Mr. Warren, president and CEO of the pro-life Christian group Care Net,...

 2019-06-14 17:03 

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Kirsten Gillibrand gains some GOP support on bill to combat sexual assault in military...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand reintroduced legislation, with some key Republican backers, this week to combat sexual assault within the military. Republican Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Charles E. Grassley of Iowa and Rand Paul of ...

 2019-06-14 00:34 

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Kamala Harris outlines 'Dreamer' plan, Beto O'Rourke, Kirsten Gillibrand add LGBTQ protections...

While the political jockeying gets more attention, candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential race are advancing serious policy proposals. The Washington Times takes a weekly look at some of them that may have flown under the radar. Sen. Kamala D. Har...

 2019-06-03 12:28 

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Kirsten Gillibrand defends shift on guns: Not 'good enough' to care only about your backyard...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, who had championed gun rights as a congresswoman representing upstate New York, on Sunday touted her "F" rating from the National Rifle Association and says it's not enough to care only about your own backyard. "We...

 2019-05-21 18:18 

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Gillibrand blasts Trump for state abortion bills: Trump 'unleashed' a 'war on women'...

Presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand said Tuesday President Trump "wants to have a war on women" after three Republican-controlled states passed abortion legislation drastically limiting abortions. "This is something that President Trump ...

 2019-05-19 23:20 

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Joe Biden, Kirsten Gillibrand shun bipartisan deal making...

Jesus might have blessed the peacemakers, but Democratic activists searching for a presidential candidate in 2020 are not likely to be as charitable. A vocal segment of the party's electorate is shunning deal-making and bipartisanship, saying the Repu...

 2019-05-19 16:21 

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Kirsten Gillibrand won't detain migrants: 'They can go into the community'...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said Sunday she will not have asylum seekers and those seeking refuge in the United States held in detention facilities if she is elected president. The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate rejected the push by some GOP lawmakers...

 2019-05-15 13:50 

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Kirsten Gillibrand on Fox News town hall: 'A lot of America happens to watch that network'...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, a 2020 presidential contender, on Wednesday defended her decision to participate in a Fox News town hall next month, a day after Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she turned the network down. "My belief is that presidents of the Unit...

 2019-05-07 01:21 

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Gillibrand 'vehemently' opposed to Nevada's Yucca Mountain...

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Kirsten Gillibrand says she's deeply opposed to a revived plan to store the nation's nuclear waste at Nevada's Yucca Mountain near Las Vegas. The Democratic presidential candidate told reporters at a campaign stop in Las Vegas...

 2019-05-01 14:41 

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Kirsten Gillibrand unveils plan to give every voter $600 to donate to political candidates...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand unveiled her first major policy initiative Wednesday to get "big, unaccountable money out of politics" and give every voter up to $600 to donate to political candidates running for federal ...

 2019-04-27 00:07 

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Gillibrand: NY Gov. Cuomo can endorse 'whoever he likes'...

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is shrugging off her state's governor's endorsement of former Vice President Joe Biden's 2020 presidential campaign over her own. Speaking to reporters after an event Friday at a bar in Nash...

 2019-04-19 01:29 

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Kirsten Gillibrand, other Democrats deserve coal in their stockings after Mueller report findings...

It was Christmas again this week and all the Democrats got in their stockings were two or three lumps of coal. Or maybe it wasn't Christmas, but Groundhog Day. The earlier summary of Robert Mueller's findings was only a summary, after all, and eve...

 2019-04-17 00:01 

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Kristen Gillibrand's presidential campaign raises less than $3 million for 2020 race...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand raised less than $3 million for her presidential campaign over the last three months and spent almost as much as she raised, setting off warning bells for the New Yorker's floundering presidential campaign. Her take put her nea...

 2019-04-16 00:37 

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Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand, 2020 Democrats spend money as fast as raised...

Sen. Bernard Sanders and Sen. Kamala Harris raised campaign cash much faster than they spent it this year, according to federal reports filed Monday, demonstrating that their operations can go the distance in a presidential race. Neither raised as much mo...

 2019-04-10 11:17 

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Kirsten Gillibrand tears into Donald Trump, calls him 'weak,' 'demeaning,' 'coward'...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand blasted President Trump Tuesday, calling him "weak," "demeaning" and a "coward." When asked why she kicked off her presidential campaign with a rally in front of Trump Tower...

 2019-03-28 02:53 

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Kirsten Gillibrand releases tax returns, calls on Democratic rivals to follow her lead...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Wednesday released 12 years of tax returns and called on her rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination to follow her lead. The move makes the New York Democrat the first candidate in the sprawling field to release h...

 2019-03-27 13:18 

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Gillibrand paid $29,000 in federal taxes on $214,000 income...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER'-sten JIHL'-uh-brand) has released her tax returns for 2018, showing she paid $29,170 in federal taxes on an income of about $214,000. The New York Democrat on Wednesday became the first presidential...

 2019-03-24 18:38 

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Kirsten Gillibrand attacks Donald Trump's manhood outside Trump International Hotel...

NEW YORK — Kirsten Gillibrand on Sunday questioned President Trump's manhood and accused him tearing apart America's "moral fabric," kicking off her presidential campaign with a rally in front of Trump hotel. "Look up at that tow...

 2019-03-24 10:06 

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Kirsten Gillibrand to attack 'coward' president in Trump International Hotel & Tower 2020 speech...

NEW YORK — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand is calling President Donald Trump a "coward" who "punches down" and says that he is "tearing apart the moral fabric of our country." Gillibrand is set to say eve...

 2019-03-24 10:03 

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In speech at Trump hotel, Gillibrand to call Trump a coward...

NEW YORK (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand is calling President Donald Trump a "coward" who "punches down" and says that he is "tearing apart the moral fabric of our country." Gillibrand is set to say even...

 2019-03-20 17:52 

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Gillibrand to tour Vegas immigration clinic, meet voters...

LAS VEGAS (AP) - New York senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand will tour an immigration clinic at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and meet with voters at a downtown bar on Thursday. The visits Gillibrand announced Wednesday...

 2019-03-19 15:28 

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Kirsten Gillibrand: I'm running 'because of what Donald Trump has done to this country'...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said Monday that one of the reasons she decided to enter the 2020 race was because of the culture of "fear and hate and degradation" created by President Trump. Ms. Gillibrand made the comm...

 2019-03-17 12:29 

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Kirsten Gillibrand launches 2020 bid, announces speech at Trump International Hotel & Tower...

WASHINGTON — New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand formally joined the 2020 White House race on Sunday and previewed the hard line she will take against President Donald Trump by announcing a rally outside one of his signature Manhattan properties. She h...

 2019-02-18 05:02 

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NY lawmakers push for recognition for National Comedy Center...

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Members of New York's congressional delegation are pushing for official recognition for the recently opened National Comedy Center. Democratic U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand say the Senate has passed legislati...

 2019-02-17 20:15 

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'Carer-feeder': Gillibrand plays up motherhood in 2020 race...

WASHINGTON (AP) - Kirsten Gillibrand had a flurry of pots on the stove and steak, haddock, peas, steamed vegetables and rice on the menu. She had a cable news appearance coming up in a few hours, but for now, her 10-year-old son entertained the family gol...

 2019-02-15 18:04 

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The Latest: Gillibrand blasts Trump's emergency declaration...

The Latest on Democratic presidential candidates on the campaign trail(all times local): 12:50 p.m. New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is calling President Donald Trump's decision to declare a national emergency to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico...

 2019-01-23 19:29 

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Trevor Noah: Gillibrand's past on immigration sets up Trump for 'Ku Klux Kirsten' nickname...

Comedian Trevor Noah isn't impressed with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's decision to frame her past policies toward immigrants as unkind while President Trump's similar stances are "racist." The host of "The Daily Show" says the New...

 2019-01-20 16:56 

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Kirsten Gillibrand accused of political opportunism on Al Franken, immigration...

All presidential contenders bring baggage to their campaigns, and for Sen. Kirsten Gilibrand, New York Democrat, the issue coming back to haunt her is political opportunism. She defended herself Sunday against charges that she has done what it takes to ad...

 2019-01-20 13:58 

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Nancy Pelosi, Kirsten Gillibrand, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez steer clear of D.C. Women's March...

The anti-Semitism issue failed to stop some prominent Democrats from turning up Saturday at Women's March events across the country, but members of Congress stayed away in droves from the flagship march in Washington, D.C. No national Democrats spoke ...

 2019-01-15 23:28 

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Kirsten Gillibrand launches White House run exploratory committee...

NEW YORK (AP) Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand took a major step toward announcing a 2020 presidential bid Tuesday, saying she is launching an exploratory committee for a White House run. "It's an important first step, and it's one I am taki...

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