Sen. Kristen Gillibrand
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) joined an advocacy group Sunday to call for new regulations to protect children from toxic toys.
Catholic groups are livid over the compromise, calling President Barack Obama’s move a “ploy” that “adds insult to injury.”
The 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.
In 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.
New 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.