Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 5/20/2013 at 7:31AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with rain showers, then thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. Fog early. High of 79. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%. Monday night: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers. Fog overnight. Low of 68. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. [...]

Poll: New York voters support Obamacare, favor Gov. Cuomo
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/17/2012 at 1:11PM

A new poll conducted by Siena College found that the majority of voters in New York state want to see the Affordable Care Act implemented, and still favor Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The poll of registered voters found that 53 percent want to see Obamacare fully implemented and 37 percent want to see it repealed. “Overall, [...]

Candidates pick up political endorsements
News Melissa Chan 3/21/2012 at 4:14PM

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand recently picked up the endorsement of the New York State Democratic Committee for her try at re-election. The senator, whose term expires this year, is running for her first full six-year term. Vying for her seat, George Maragos — the current elected comptroller of Nassau County — gained the support of [...]

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Congressmember Turner to run for Senate
Congressmember Turner to run for Senate
News Michael Pantelidis 3/14/2012 at 7:14AM

With his seat potentially KO’d, Congressmember Bob Turner has thrown his hat into a different ring. Turner, whose district was recommended for elimination as part of Magistrate Roanne Mann’s proposed congressional maps, announced on March 13 that he plans to run for Senate. The congressmember will seek both the Republican and Conservative nominations to challenge [...]