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3 hrs ago | Newsday

Gillibrand pitches bill to expand summer lunch program

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand visited a Wyandanch nonprofit Friday to promote a new bill that would expand the number of low-income children who can get free or discounted summer lunches.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Non-Profit, Wyandanch, NY, Family, Kids, Republican, US House of Representatives, Peter King

5 hrs ago | PennLive.com

UN investigation into Israeli actions is one-sided, bipartisan group of Senators say to Sec. General

Riyad H. Mansour, Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine to the UN, holds up a photo from the fighting between Israelis and Hamas militants who control the Gaza Strip, as he addresses the Security Council at the United Nations in New York, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Palestine, TX, Hamas (Palestine), US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics

9 hrs ago | OpenSecrets

In New York's 19th, Cash is Always Greener

Young entrepreneur Sean Eldridge moved to New York's 19th district with his husband and filed a statement of candidacy almost simultaneously.

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Related Topix: Greene, NY, US News, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, US Politics, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney, Democrat

13 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

Schumer, Gillibrand tops in charter plane useSchumer, Gillibrand tops ...

Schumer, Gillibrand tops in charter plane use Pair spent the most on charter flights in the senate, according to a USA Today analysis Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1rVQ9Lx Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., the Senate Democratic Policy Committee chairman, is surrounded by reporters as he emerges from a caucus luncheon at the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York, Binghamton, NY, Chatham, NY

14 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Diana Furchtgott-Roth: Bill to address fake campus-rape epidemic goes too far

Sens. Claire McCaskill and Kirsten Gillibrand are joined by survivors of campus sexual assault during a news conference about new legislation aimed at curbing sexual assaults on college campuses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Claire McCaskill, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Margaret Carlson: Assault bill shows bipartisan hope

Sen. Marco Rubio doesn't have much time for Democrats. But he does have two daughters.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

WWL-TV New Orleans

Senators spent $1 million on charter flights last year

Last summer, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., embarked on what his office trumpeted as a four-day, 1,000-mile trip across his state, with press releases noting he "woke up early to hit the road," making stops at a minor league ballpark, a craft brewery and a Roanoke rail yard, among others.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, John Warner, us Travel, Travel, Mary Landrieu

Daily Kos

Chart(s) of the Day: What does the U.S. shamefully have in common with Oman and Papua New Guinea?

Out of 185 nations , according to Bryce Covert and Adam Peck's look into an International Labor Organization's report, Oman, New Guinea and the United States are the only ones without a guarantee of paid maternity leave.

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Rosa DeLauro, US House of Representatives

Roll Call

Sen. Gillibrand Introduces Cybersecurity Information-Sharing Tax Credit Bill

Gillibrand walks past a Senate Armed Services Committee media stakeout on June 10. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., introduced a bill Thursday to provide a tax credit for costs of joining cybersecurity information sharing groups.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

The Post-Standard

FAA grants $7 million for upgrades to Syracuse, Oswego, Griffiss airports

The Federal Aviation Administration today awarded a series of grants totaling about $7 million for improvements to Central New York airports in Syracuse, Oswego and Rome.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Oswego, NY, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Charles Schumer

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

WPTZ Thursday Webcast with Courtney

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Related Topix: Chittenden County, VT, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

The Post-Standard

NY Minute: Cuomo warned by U.S. prosecutor over Moreland Commission

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center left, is surrounded by the media in Freeport, N.Y., where he was visiting a homeowner still rebuilding from Superstorm Sandy on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Freeport, NY, Onondaga County, NY

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Lawmakers unveil campus sexual assault legislation

A new bill aimed at curbing sex assaults on college campuses could mean big changes for campuses here in Southwest Florida.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Florida Gulf Coast University

Greenpoint Gazette

VA Replaces Cross with Star of David on WWII Veteran's Grave

After a Queens Rabbi discovered that the grave of his relative, a Jewish World War II soldier, was marked with a Cross instead of a Star of David, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand went to work, successfully lobbying the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure that the soldier's resting place be properly honored.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Life, Veteran Affairs, Howard-Beach, NY, Hobbies, Genealogy

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Senators seek to curb campus sexual assault

From left, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Anna, a survivor of sexual assault, with her mother Susan, and Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., talk to each other during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, to discuss "Campus Accountability and Safety Act" that is before the Senate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney, Claire McCaskill, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Senator Mark Warner

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Senators plan bills to deal with college sexuala

Senators plan bills to deal with college sexual assault Legislation would tackle what's seen as under-reporting of sexual violence on campus Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1n43rO4 Bipartisan Senate legislation announced Wednesday would tackle what's perceived to be chronic under-reporting of sexual violence on college ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Navy Times

Bill calls for Tricare to eliminate birth control co-pays

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., introduced legislation on Wednesday that would require Tricare to provide birth control free-of-charge to beneficiaries at retail pharmacies and by mail.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Healthcare Law, Law

USA Today

Bill aims to crack down on campus sexual assault

A bipartisan group of eight senators on Wednesday introduced legislation to curb sexual assaults on the nation's college and university campuses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, Senator Kelly Ayotte

Hispanic Business

Schumer, Gillibrand, Tonko Announce Major Grant for Siena College

"As Upstate New York's economy switches gears towards the advanced industries of the 21st century, we need our students and education system to keep pace," said Senator Schumer.

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Related Topix: Siena College, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Paul Tonko, US House of Representatives, Science, Computer Science

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Observer

Gillibrand to host 13th annual New York Farm Day in DC

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand hosted the 13th annual "New York Farm Day" on Tuesday in the Russell Senate Office Building's Kennedy Caucus Room.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York, New York Government, Wine, Drink, Agriculture, Science

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