Kristen Gillibrand was called the "hottest" Senator by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid during a fundraiser for New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, reports the Washington Post. Apparently he went on to talk about her accomplishments, but the damage was already done: She was clearly embarrassed and the crowd was a bit stunned. The remark went a little something like: "many senators are known for many things," he said, adding, "We in the Senate refer to Sen. Gillibrand as the hottest member...Read Full Story
Following the abrupt withdrawal of Caroline Kennedy from consideration for Hillary Clinton's vacant senate seat, New York Governor David Paterson named Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to the senate at a press conference on Friday. ZIMBIO POLL Is Kristin Gillibrand a good choice for Hillary's vacant seat? VOTE HERE Gillibrand was a big time darkhorse for the seat. No one had even been mentioning her, much less speculating on her chances of actually making the senate. Gillibrand, 42, is...Read Full Story
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