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1 hr ago | Courier Standard

Otsquago Creek bridge is getting money from NY

The state's recently adopted budget includes $500,000 to rebuild the Otsquago Creek pedestrian bridge, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Natural Disasters, Flood, Fort Plain, NY

6 hrs ago | SILive.com

Sandy homeowners deserve 'proof of loss' deadline extension, pols say

As FEMA's April 28 "proof of loss" deadline looms for Hurricane Sandy homeowners, New York's two U.S. senators are calling for another extension for victims who haven't yet filed flood insurance claims.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Charles Schumer

10 hrs ago | South Shore Record

Misdiagnosed, then denied G.I. benefits

Iraq War veteran Kristofer Goldsmith, 28, detailed his discharge experience at a news conference on April 16, as Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, left, listened.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bellmore, NY, US Military, US Army, Long Beach, NY

14 hrs ago | The Hill

Report: Bill Clinton to give Rangel a boost

Rep. Charles Rangel is picking up a big endorsement, as former President Clinton is expected to both endorse him and help Rangel campaign this year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Democrat, US Senate, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Senator Chuck Schumer

18 hrs ago | SILive.com

New York City in running to host 2016 Democratic National Convention, report says

The plan has the support of both New York Democratic Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and the city is in the process of writing its formal proposal which is due on June 6. Possible venues include Madison Square Garden and the Javits Center in Manhattan and the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Newsday said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York

22 hrs ago | TwinCities

Possible Clinton run spurs questions on room for other women

Few doubt that Hillary Rodham Clinton's nomination for president would be good for women.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Amy Klobuchar

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Ms. Magazine

NEWSFLASH: Congresswoman Announces Plan for New Campus Rape Legislation

Sexual assault is rampant on college campuses across the U.S. As we wrote in the winter/spring 2014 issue of Ms.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat, Claire McCaskill, US Senate

Switched

Sandra Fluke: There Is A 'Misunderstanding' About What's At Stake With Equal Pay

In an interview with HuffPost Live, Fluke argued that there is a "misunderstanding" surrounding what's at stake with the bill, adding that we "desperately" need to see it passed.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Hillary Clinton, Senator Kay Hagan, Elizabeth Dole

NBC29

Fluvanna Sheriff Washington Appointed to Va Abc Position

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his administration today.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Richard Neal, US House of Representatives, Fordham University

Bradenton.com

Paid family leave fails to spread through states

California became the first state to embrace government-backed paid family and medical leave more than a decade ago.

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

WTEN-TV Albany

Special Olympics New York teaming up with athletic association to get kids in the game

East Greenbush N.Y. - Special Olympics New York is teaming up with New York State Public High School Athletic Association, the third largest high school association in the country, to create Unified Sports.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, East Greenbush, NY, Family, Kids, Education Etc., Schenectady, NY

USA Today

How 'SNL' helped Gillibrand get Senate jobHow 'SNL' helped Gillibrand ...

Kirsten Gillibrand, then a congresswoman, speaks at her 2009 appointment to the U.S. Senate by Gov. David Paterson, pictured on her right.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, David Paterson, US Governors, Hillary Clinton, Andrew Cuomo, Senator Richard Blumenthal

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Commentary: Zimbardo: Wait, wait, don't tell me

A bucket list? Nope. Instead, I have an "invite them to lunch" shortlist that includes columnist Susan Estrich, for her openness in speaking out against rape; columnist Gene Weingarten for his contagiously funny look at serious subjects; psychologist Phil Zimbardo, who managed a turnaround of psychological perspectives on a serious issue; and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Prison

News Max

Congress Takes on Fight to Stop Sex Crimes

Members of Congress are beginning to focus on curbing sex crimes on college campuses and on child and human trafficking as they pull back from the fight to stop sexual assaults in the military.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Pat Toomey, Senator Joe Manchin, US Governors, Joe Manchin

WTEN-TV Albany

Body found in Schenectady

The call for a deceased male came in around 5:35 p.m. The body was found at 1221 Wendell Ave. ALBANY, N.Y. - According to researchers, women who go to college are at a greater risk of being victim to assault compared to the ones who don't attend.

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Related Topix: Schenectady, NY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Albany, NY

Bellingham Herald

Lawmakers broaden push against sex crimes

Unlike the military assault measures, these efforts _ almost all bipartisan _ have gone largely uncelebrated.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Penn State University Park, Pennsylvania State University

The Hill

Senators press task force on college assault reforms

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and six other senators are pressing for a college sexual assault database and other reforms in a letter to a White House task force.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Representative Dean Heller, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Chuck Grassley, Barbara Boxer

Patch.com

Bosworth: 'Optimistic' on Securing Federal Funding for Town Projects

North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth traveled to Washington D.C. recently to meet with federal officials to obtain funding for what town officials describe as several "high priority projects," ranging from waterfront revitalization to disadvantaged youth.

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Related Topix: Hempstead, NY, Great Neck, NY, Port Washington, NY, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Carolyn McCarthy, Democrat, Steve Israel, US Senate

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Sunherald.com

JCS to tell Congress: Allow pay curbs or harm readiness

U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, is giving the Joint Chiefs of Staff an unusual and potentially powerful opportunity to persuade senators they risk a readiness crisis if they don't take significant steps this year to slow growth in military compensation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Joe Wilson, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lindsey Graham, Susan Davis, US Military, US Air Force

The Gazette

Pulitzer-winning series used as tool to lobby for change

Iraq War veteran Kris Goldsmith speaks at a news conference with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Michael Bennet, Representative Mike Coffman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Colorado

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