Kirsten E. Gillibrand
Kirsten E. Gillibrand (born in Albany, N.Y., December 9, 1966), a Democrat, defeated Republican incumbent John Sweeney for the 20th Congressional District of New York in the 2006 Democratic sweep of Congress (see: New York U.S. House election, 2006).
The Congresswoman was a Democratic lawyer from Albany, New York. She worked as a law clerk for Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and during the Clinton Administration, she served as Special Counsel to the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Andrew Cuomo.
- A.B., Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1988
- J.D., University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Calif., 1991
- lawyer, private practice
- special council, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
- elected as a Democrat to the 110th United States Congress (January 3, 2007-present).
- married, with one young son.
- Member, House Committee on Agriculture
- Member, House Committee on Armed Services
- Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand's website: bio
- Gillibrand's House website: news releases
- GILLIBRAND, Kirsten, (1966 - ) from Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present
- Rep. Kirsten E. Gillibrand On the Issues
- OpenSecrets.org: Rep. Kirsten E. Gillibrand
- OpenCongress.org: Rep. Kirsten E. Gillibrand
- Progressive Punch: Rep. Kirsten E. Gillibrand
- Project Vote Smart: Interest Group Ratings of Rep. Kirsten E. Gillibrand
- Washington Post Votes Database: Rep. Kirsten E. Gillibrand