Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

The Good, The Bad, And The Spineless: Confirmation Votes In The Senate (TWEET)

The Good, The Bad, And The Spineless: Confirmation Votes In The Senate (TWEET)

When a president leaves office, so does everyone they appointed. This means Donald Trump has more than 4,000 vacancies to fill in the executive branch. Out of these, 1,242 of these appointees require the approval of the Senate before they can take office. This is just one of the “checks and balances” that the Constitution […]

Male Senator Cautions Kirsten Gillibrand About Weight Loss: ‘I Like My Girls Chubby”

Male Senator Cautions Kirsten Gillibrand About Weight Loss: ‘I Like My Girls Chubby”

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) has exposed sexism in the U.S. Congress. OK so we’re not shocked, I know. But I think these bold statements made to Gillibrand by male senators are really over the top. From the Huffington Post: “You know, Kirsten, you’re even pretty when you’re fat,” an unidentified Southern congressman told her in […]