Lawmakers Fighting For Accelerated Federal Benefits To Families Of Fallen First RespondersWith families of fallen first responders waiting years to receive federal benefits, Senator Kristen Gillibrand and Congressman Peter King announced a bipartisan bill to cut red tape and help families get compensation to their loved ones.
Gillibrand Joins Advocacy Group For Release Of Dangerous Toy ListU.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) joined an advocacy group Sunday to call for new regulations to protect children from toxic toys.
Obama Announces Compromise On Contraception Measure; Catholic Leaders FuriousCatholic groups are livid over the compromise, calling President Barack Obama's move a "ploy” that "adds insult to injury.”
Cardinal-Designate Dolan: Obama Reneging On Birth Control ProvisionThe president ducked questions about the contraception controversy Thursday. The reason may be the latest attack from Archbishop Dolan, who, sources said, feels he was stabbed in the back by Obama after the two met to discuss the issue.
Gillibrand Optimistic About Bipartisan EffortsIn a symbolic gesture of bipartisanship, both of New York’s senators will move across the aisle to sit with Republican counterparts to create more cooperative efforts ahead.
NY Sens. Schumer, Gillibrand Both Seek New TermNew York's Democratic Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand both sought a new term Tuesday, a political novelty stemming from Gillibrand's appointment last year.

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