New York Senate Appointment

Governor David Paterson was joined by several New York Democratic Party leaders as he announced announced his appointment of Representative… read more

Governor David Paterson was joined by several New York Democratic Party leaders as he announced announced his appointment of Representative Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Following his introduction of Representative Gillibrand, she spoke about her commitment to the people of New York, as well as her stance on some controversial issues such as gun control and marriage equality. After her remarks Senator Schumer and Representative Lowey spoke about the appointment. They answered questions from reporters. Former Senator Al D’Amato was among the dignitaries in attendance. close

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283610-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Albany, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jan 23, 2009
Last Aired:
Jan 24, 2009

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  • Jan 23, 2009 | 12:10pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 23, 2009 | 5:48pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 23, 2009 | 8:20pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 23, 2009 | 11:55pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 24, 2009 | 5:34am EST | C-SPAN 1
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