Tag Archive | "Kirsten Gillibrand"

Happy Mother’s Day, President “Mom!”

Sunday, May 13, 2012

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  The first woman elected to the White House will answer to many names — Madam President, ma’am, and, most likely, Mom. That’s something I like to think about on Mother’s Day. Given the demographics and family status of many …

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I Want Kirsten Gillibrand on That Women’s Health Wall

Thursday, April 14, 2011

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Republicans in Washington have made no secret of the fact that they got pretty much everything they wanted in the current federal budget deal, with one exception — the complete unfunding of Planned Parenthood.  The majority of the GOP …

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GOP Budget Wars on Reproductive Health

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

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What’s happened to the whole Republican “the economy and jobs are our first priority” mantra from the 2010 elections?  Eric Cantor can say it all he wants, but that isn’t making it true.  Instead of jobs, conservatives are once again …

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Harold Ford vs. Kirsten Gillibrand — Who’s the Real Bully?

Monday, January 11, 2010

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I’ve  had some interesting comments in E-mail discussions, Facebook posts, Twitter and other places about my last post on the attempts being made by former Congressman Harold Ford and his cadre of wealthy backers to push Kirsten Gillibrand out of …

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At This Rate, Soon We’ll All Be Tracy Flick

Friday, January 30, 2009

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Remember Tracy Flick from the movie Election? The over-achieving, uber-ambitious, won’t-let-anything-get-in-my-way gal running for class President? If she didn’t before this week, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is now very familiar with Tracy, who some are saying is Gillibrand’s alter ego.…

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Was Caroline Kennedy Ever the Real Candidate?

Monday, January 26, 2009

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So the very high profile bid for the spot of junior U.S. Senator from New York for Caroline Kennedy is over, and it did not end in a pretty way. She announced last week she was withdrawing her name …

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PunditMom’s Spin Cycle Sunday — OH NO! I Agree with Campbell Brown!

Sunday, January 25, 2009

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What do you think — does she have a point about President Brarack Obama and transparency? After I posted the list of Senators who voted against the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay legislation — those who voted against it were all …

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Is Kirsten Gillibrand the New Hillary Clinton?

Thursday, January 22, 2009

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Now that Caroline Kennedy has officially withdrawn her name from consideration for Hillary Clinton’s Senate seat, it’s time to look at the other names on the list. News reports say that New York Governor David Paterson isn’t inclined to appoint …

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