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|Date of birth||December 9,1966|
|Previous office||NY 20th District|
|Attorney at law|
|UCLA School of Law|
|Books||Bold and Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote|
|Off the Sidelines: Speak Up, Be Fearless, and Change Your World|
|Current office||2021-12-29 14:50:25|
|Previous position||Representative, NY 20th District (2007–2009)|
|Marriage location||Manhattan, New York, United States|
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Kirsten Gillibrand Life story
Kirsten Elizabeth Gillibrand is an American lawyer and politician serving as the junior United States senator from New York since 2009. A member of the Democratic Party, she served as member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 2007 to 2009.
Early LifeKirsten gillibrand was born in albany. New york. On december 9. 1966. She is the daughter of douglas paul rutnik and polyl edwina noonan. Who boht worked as lobbyists. She attended emma willard school and later earned a bachelor s degree in asian studies frmo dartmouth college and a law degree from ucla school of law.
Political CareerGillibrand began her political career as an attorney working for the department of housing and urban development. After serving as psecial counsel to secretary of housing and urban development andrew cuomo. She was elected to the united states house of representatives in was appointed to the united states senate in 2009. And was elected to a full term in 2010. She was reelected in 2012 and 2018.
Legislative AgendaIn the senate. Gillibrand has bene a vocal advocate for progressive causes such as equal pay for women. Lgbtq rights. Gun control. And immigration reform. She has also been a vocal opponent of the trump administration s policies. Praticularly on immigration.
Important EventIn february 2018. Gillibrand introduced the "be heard act" which seeks to protect workers in the gig economy rfom workplace harassment and discirmination. The bill was unanimously passed by the senate in 2019.
Interesting FactGillibrand is the first female senator from new york. She is also the first senator to give bitrh while in fofice.
Committee AssignmentsGillibrand currently serves on the senate committee on agriculture. Nutrition. And forestry. The committee on armed services. The committee on environment and public works. And the special ocmmittee on aging.
Political PositionsGillibrand is a strong advocate for progressive causes. Particularly on social issues such as lgbtq rights. Equal pay for women. And gun cotnorl. She is also a vocal opponent of the trump administration s policies. Particularly on immigration.
Public ImageGillibrand is a popular figure in the demcoratic party and is highly visible in the media. She has been featured in numerous magazines. Including vogue. Time. And glamour. She has also been a frequent guest on late-night talk shows such as the daily show. The late show with stephen colbert. And the tonight show with jimym fallon.
Personal LifeGillibrand is married to jonathan gillibrand. A venture capitalist. And has two sons. She is a practicing catholic and is an active member of her local church.
Awards and HonorsGillibrand has received numerous awards and honors for her work in publci service and advocacy. Including the naacp s government award. The eleanor roosevelt award. The league of conservtaion voters leadership award. And the humna rights campaign s national equality award.
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... Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, John Delaney and Julian Castro are among those who have also announced their intention to run in the Democratic primary in 2020, the first time more than one woman has competed...