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Mom to Theo, Henry and dog Maple. Wife to Jonathan. U.S. Senator from NY. Not “very polite.” She/her.

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Joined Twitter 9/7/09


My legislation would use Congress's authority to place limits on extended military intervention abroad—because it's… https://t.co/y5NF8odRtsLong story short: There should be no ambiguity as to why we're going to war in another country. My legislation woul… https://t.co/xVS0cIqS4xTo understand why we need the War Powers Reform Resolution, here are some facts you should know about how and why o… https://t.co/egVUwc1g6TI am announcing the War Powers Reform Resolution to restore Congress’s authority to send our military to war—and to… https://t.co/WkTzysok0FBy selling out our clean air and water to help polluters, the Trump administration is literally putting profit over… https://t.co/OVAHBQRiJG.@NWLC does incredible work to fight for her justice. Was glad to celebrate all your accomplishments tonight. Than… https://t.co/P94AjVawD5💕✨ #NWLCgala https://t.co/tndWayxH1G
Retweeted by Kirsten Gillibrand
11/13
2019
If you want to be the change that this country needs, run for local office. What are you waiting for? Today is… https://t.co/WX7p75KzteToday, the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the president’s case against DACA. As Dreamers and advocates tak… https://t.co/s14tqfwd3U
11/12
2019
On this Veterans Day, we pause and reflect on the incredible sacrifices made by the service members who keep our co… https://t.co/JP5k7YeqHE
11/11
2019
At a recent panel, a young woman told me that she wants to run for office some day, and asked of the best way to mo… https://t.co/pT9kq1d4U0
11/10
2019
America is one of the richest countries in the world, yet too many families still can't afford the health care they… https://t.co/6UTpBSualx
11/8
2019
If you were hoping I’d pipe down soon, not gonna happen! Enjoyed chatting with my friend @SenGillibrand about being… https://t.co/IXw1tEuECy
Retweeted by Kirsten GillibrandHad a lively chat with @GretchenCarlson about our work to end arbitration clauses in employment contracts, and how… https://t.co/bwlzPYhODW
11/7
2019
If we want to make health care a right, if we want to combat gun violence, if we want to take on fossil fuel compan… https://t.co/b1IMfEkda2.@AndyBeshearKY just defeated Matt Bevin, an incumbent Republican governor and Trump ally, in one of the tightest r… https://t.co/fhl11q3qZa
11/6
2019
Today is Election Day! Our right to vote is the most powerful in our democracy, so make sure your vote is counted.… https://t.co/7oZS03da1n
11/5
2019
We're already seeing the consequences of climate change across the country and the globe. This problem is urgent. I… https://t.co/G6Tm0KycWEIt's about time. Trump has done everything he can to shield his tax returns from the American people. What is h… https://t.co/PuDuA3969a
11/4
2019
We're one year out from Election Day 2020 and there’s too much at stake to take the next twelve months for granted.… https://t.co/jexGuqA3jI
11/3
2019
Aamir’s story is devastating. This kind of gun violence has become all too familiar in our communities—we cannot… https://t.co/3gQXg8KkZz
11/1
2019
Good morning, angels. https://t.co/hksvPSxCqsHenry: Scary ghost or friendly ghost? I’ll let you decide. Happy Halloween everyone! https://t.co/btIYiUbUCoAnd I meant it! Why wait? https://t.co/8ho0EZNzRM
10/31
2019
I’d say it’s time for Mitch McConnell to retire. https://t.co/4UltSmELTd
10/30
2019
Yet another example of why we must end the corrosive influence of money in politics. https://t.co/7Zv64LdgaAThe onslaught of abortion bans passing in states represents the greatest threat to reproductive freedom in our life… https://t.co/YJTBkqCLbtThe Trump administration’s efforts to cut funding from Medicaid are impacting real families just like @billstumpf2https://t.co/y2PtkO84jB
10/29
2019
Serving alongside my friend Kay Hagan in the Senate was an inspiration and privilege. She was a devoted public serv… https://t.co/S5rl4HHZZBAs MO’s remaining abortion provider begins an all-out fight to keep their doors open, I'm thinking of the brave adv… https://t.co/FZDyexe3Vr
10/28
2019
Happy #Diwali to all who celebrate the Festival of Lights across the globe. May light always triumph over darkness.Today marks one year since the horrific anti-Semitic mass shooting at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. As we h… https://t.co/7vZ1QxGK09
10/27
2019
For the first time in history, New Yorkers have the opportunity to vote early, starting today through 11/3. If yo… https://t.co/rU2Avigx84
10/26
2019
The climate crisis is here and we need to lead the charge to turn it around. Look no further than the dangerous,… https://t.co/iNvu0tD71DI first met @GreenfieldIowa on the campaign trail in Iowa this summer. She had just announced her run for Senate, a… https://t.co/fqCg2rysTM
10/25
2019
With all eyes on 2020, it's easy to forget that we’re less than *two weeks away* from critical elections in cities… https://t.co/o5Pfm7U1lr
Retweeted by Kirsten GillibrandThe House voted to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act 203 days ago. But because of the NRA's efforts, McC… https://t.co/ZNRe87j1Tz
10/24
2019
Here's to building more monuments to honor the bold women who shaped our history, so that every little girl can loo… https://t.co/7xQDlS3DHY
10/23
2019
Where can I get one of those shirts? https://t.co/5I9lxhCVI2
10/21
2019
Incredible. Congratulations Jessica and Christina for breaking barriers and making history! #AllWomanSpacewalk https://t.co/SE6uOA84iF
10/18
2019
Throughout his long, storied career in public service, Elijah Cummings never ceased to use his powerful voice to fi… https://t.co/sB4VKU19jr
10/17
2019
My pronouns are she/her/hers. Let's commit to making all of our communities and spaces more inclusive for all peo… https://t.co/GQPaxylxT9
10/16
2019
Met the incredible @NadiaMuradBasee this morning—a Yazidi human rights activist, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and an a… https://t.co/RO8s1MtEit
10/15
2019
.@SethMSiegel's new book “Troubled Water: What's Wrong with What We Drink” tells the haunting story of how America'… https://t.co/mflVdysQEX
10/14
2019
Jeanne truly cares about helping others and has been a valuable partner in the Senate. It's been a privilege to wor… https://t.co/bCwal5uFw6
10/13
2019
It takes bravery to be who you are and to say it loudly. To all who've come out as LGBTQ and to those who'll be tak… https://t.co/UrcTUhdgNrGirls can do anything and everything—so let’s encourage every girl to live out her dreams, and maybe even run for o… https://t.co/E3ZsfTCfIG
Retweeted by Kirsten GillibrandLet’s commit to teaching every girl that she can grow up to be anything she sets her mind to. Because when girls fe… https://t.co/qRi5bx1US3
10/11
2019
It's been a privilege to work with @NitaLowey throughout my years in Congress. She's a force of nature who blazed t… https://t.co/2VSscAuU1V
10/10
2019
Pregnancy discrimination was a serious problem in 1971 and it continues to be a widespread issue today. The attacks… https://t.co/G9wmSOtAUV
10/9
2019
Our work isn't done until every LGBTQ person is safe and free from discrimination. Today, as SCOTUS hears argumen… https://t.co/Q2gSkXOg3f
10/8
2019
It’s about time. The American people deserve transparency and accountability from this president.… https://t.co/s6pIk5nMT2
10/7
2019
Sundays are for quality time with Maple and Henry! https://t.co/FZs977ziTc
10/6
2019
If the Supreme Court upholds Louisiana’s restrictive anti-abortion law, our right to safe, legal abortion in could… https://t.co/c7VBdBRPeMChilling news, but we won't back down from a fight. We'll speak out for legislation to protect abortion access.… https://t.co/aGmm2K2S86
10/4
2019
.@Marie4Congress, our first endorsement of the cycle, came within just 2,000 votes of defeating her anti-choice pri… https://t.co/IRqaCcZKvg
Retweeted by Kirsten GillibrandAs our country faces an all-out assault on reproductive freedom, we MUST elect strong, fearless women to Congress w… https://t.co/Y9fLej5fAv
10/3
2019
There are half a dozen family leave bills in Congress, but only one provides the comprehensive benefits workers nee… https://t.co/C0RMfe5GXM
Retweeted by Kirsten GillibrandWe tested @SenGillibrand's FAMILY Act against less comprehensive paid family leave proposals. Voters overwhelmingly… https://t.co/jDLgF2c0u2
Retweeted by Kirsten GillibrandA new study shows that a majority of Americans support national paid leave that covers all workers for all of life'… https://t.co/L4QHuigLxZ
10/2
2019
Abortion is still a constitutional right. As Republican state legislators escalate their war on reproductive health… https://t.co/cgtIRWVZbBToday, we mourn the 58 people killed in Las Vegas two years ago in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. histo… https://t.co/QQfHDEaW4N
10/1
2019
The Republican majority in the Senate has been bought and paid for by the NRA—now, it’s obvious that the president… https://t.co/JDJG5Z5Y5LSince 2012, Off The Sidelines has helped almost 200 women raise their voices, run for office, and make their countr… https://t.co/vKzblUcFb2
Retweeted by Kirsten Gillibrand
9/27
2019
Meant what I said. https://t.co/oWZUDJm3bF
9/26
2019
The writing's on the wall. For the protection of our democracy, the president should be held accountable for such… https://t.co/iu5qJ7fiqH
9/25
2019
The House should begin impeachment hearings immediately. Enough is enough. We can’t let the president abuse his… https://t.co/Ozcx6CnO8dIt's #NationalVoterRegistrationDay! Remember: Your vote is your voice—and today is the day to make sure that yours… https://t.co/X57A98ecyqThere’s only one antidote to politicians who want to take us backwards: Women who refuse to back down. Women who… https://t.co/v0bdrJ1JGOIt’s time to legalize and deschedule marijuana, expunge non-violent criminal records for marijuana charges, and ens… https://t.co/YBUW8QoR8t
9/24
2019
Watch every second of this speech. @GretaThunberg is the epitome of courage. Thank you for speaking truth to powe… https://t.co/vqAT8I1w9U
9/23
2019
Help my dear friend @CoryBooker and his important voice stay in the presidential race. Chip in to his campaign toda… https://t.co/n0BvPmpQ1f
9/21
2019
I stand with @UAW. Support unions! https://t.co/6tNB9C1oSuIn awe of the young activists leading the charge for climate action and speaking truth to power today. The images… https://t.co/jEuR81mqo2👋We’re Off The Sidelines and we have one mission: To help women across the country run for office—and win. Our goa… https://t.co/anSoiyu00A
Retweeted by Kirsten Gillibrand @getots Today, I'm relaunching Off The Sidelines with a goal to support and raise at least $1 million for Democrati… https://t.co/B4UrybNu6x @getots For as long as I've been in public service, I've been driven by the belief that we need more women at the d… https://t.co/GSIFjqONYO @getots Watching us showed these girls that there’s no limit to what they can do if they put their minds to it—and… https://t.co/rjFAVIWTyRSome of my most inspiring moments over the past year were the times I met and spoke with young girls on the campaig… https://t.co/ggwD8158Qe
9/20
2019
Some nights, you just gotta unwind with old friends. https://t.co/FEaR9pWZOX
9/19
2019
Last night, nearly 50,000 @UAW members went on strike at @GM for fair wages, better treatment, and job security.… https://t.co/AukhByGcfQGun violence is crisis in our communities, but it doesn’t have to be. This is up to you, Sen. McConnell. Americans… https://t.co/OrtBG3tkXO
9/16
2019
I believed the accusations against Judge Kavanaugh then as I do now. I also believe that Kavanaugh knowingly lied… https://t.co/8y9wcY0QHX
9/15
2019
Katy, I wholeheartedly agree, everyone deserves the chance to take paid time off from work to be with a new child o… https://t.co/XvOFlSi2fR
9/13
2019
On 9/11, we saw the worst of humanity when terror attacks claimed nearly 3,000 lives. But we saw the best of humani… https://t.co/DdobxEDMxS
9/11
2019
America can’t succeed unless working families do. Let’s support them on Labor Day and year-round by fighting for a… https://t.co/GZ3JgczOtx
9/2
2019
I’ve said it for months, and I'll say it again today: Women are on fire in America. We’re speaking up, marching, ru… https://t.co/uDqQwY5vGxOff The Sidelines aims to change that by encouraging and financially backing women who want to get off the sideline… https://t.co/ksXdoJtrwGIn 2012, I launched Off The Sidelines (@getots) with the mission of getting women elected to Congress—because we’re… https://t.co/sPhdhrjs3ZI'm proud that we put women front and center in my campaign. And while this chapter is over, there’s still work to… https://t.co/zMvWC31F1w
8/30
2019
Today, I am ending my campaign for president. I am so proud of this team and all we've accomplished. But I think i… https://t.co/ng1hhWKuwUIt's true: This election is about defeating Trump. For me, it's also about lifting up voices and issues that have b… https://t.co/T0Cqh6oMVAJo, thank you for bravely sharing your abortion story. You're right—our health care can’t be taken away without far… https://t.co/9bAa7wA45YPuerto Rico still can’t get the disaster relief it needs, but Trump is going to use that money to deepen the disast… https://t.co/DACIAK7cuy🚨TONIGHT is the deadline to qualify for the September debate stage, and we're SO CLOSE to the 130K donors we need.… https://t.co/ZFhKnZ1qhbIt matters which issues come up at the debates. And it matters whether the candidates on stage will bring up the is… https://t.co/Nf7HUZSnJk
8/28
2019
"I’m convinced that Kirsten Gillibrand is not only the best candidate to go up against Donald Trump, but the person… https://t.co/sO8sI371GwI've fought for LGBTQ rights my entire career—even when I was told it wasn't convenient to do so—and I have the mos… https://t.co/n1qGXYe1h6We're Democrats. If we're not talking about reproductive rights, LGBTQ rights, and getting money out of politics on… https://t.co/nxUxwCzQczIt’s almost like blatantly undercutting established reproductive rights is unconstitutional. https://t.co/35mTdH1S0z
8/27
2019

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