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Liberal Alternatives To Kirsten Gillibrand

Kirsten Gillibrand is facing challenges from two liberal candidates in the 2012 U.S. Senate race in New York. [...]

Suburban Renewal?

If suburbs aren’t vital, it’s because of their design. Why should the federal government intervene to keep their inflated inefficiency from petering out? [...]

New York Primary Results 2010

Highlights of the 2010 congressional primary results in New York State. [...]

When Will Kirsten Gillibrand Keep Her Don't Ask Don't Tell Promise?

“I am firmly committed to repealing Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. To that end, I am working closely with Congressman Murphy and Senator Kennedy’s offices to develop support for repeal legislation and will be among the original co-sponsors of the bill when it’s introduced.”

— Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, making a promise on June 18, 2009

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Obama Opposes Democracy for Democrats in NY

Other Democrats are still considering challenging Gillibrand. Let’s see if they can withstand President Obama’s push to have the Democratic Party keep its hold on power by appointments rather than through elections. [...]

Calling Gillibrand's Same-Sex Bluff

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand could prepare national legislation legalizing same sex marriage to officially introduce to the U.S. Senate by Monday morning, if she wanted to. After all, if Iowa can do it, why can’t she? [...]

Gillibrand Serves Herself in the Senate

It’s expected that Gillibrand will get a quarter of a million dollars – money that could support five families easily, but will instead go to help Senator Gillibrand promote her own political career. [...]

Gillibrand Helped Big Oil With Offshore Drilling Vote

Kirsten Gillibrand was supporting Sarah Palin’s drill baby drill mentality when, in fact, conservation had already sent gasoline prices down. We never needed expanded offshore drilling for oil, but Kirsten Gillibrand fell for the Republican’s scare tactics. [...]

Kirsten Gillibrand On Big Brother Spying

When Kirsten Gillibrand voted in favor of the FISA Amendments Act, she showed disdain for the guarantee in the Bill of Rights of protection from unreasonable search and seizure. Gillibrand failed to uphold the Constitution in 2008 – will she fail it again as a United States Senator? [...]