Sen. Kristen Gillibrand

The New York Public Interest Research Group says toys like these can present choking hazards or may be toxic. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Gillibrand Joins Advocacy Group For Release Of Dangerous Toy List

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) joined an advocacy group Sunday to call for new regulations to protect children from toxic toys.

12/08/2013

Archbishop Timothy Dolan (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)/President Barack Obama (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Announces Compromise On Contraception Measure; Catholic Leaders Furious

Catholic groups are livid over the compromise, calling President Barack Obama’s move a “ploy” that “adds insult to injury.”

02/10/2012

Archbishop Timothy Dolan (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cardinal-Designate Dolan: Obama Reneging On Birth Control Provision

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.

02/09/2012

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (Credit: Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images)

Gillibrand Optimistic About Bipartisan Efforts

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.

01/23/2011

New York Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., prepares to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010, in Brooklyn, New York.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

NY Sens. Schumer, Gillibrand Both Seek New Term

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.

11/02/2010