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February 6, 2016

Sen. Gillibrand Pulling Women and Men Off the Sidelines


Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., is trying to pull women off the sidelines and get them involved in issues they care about. Based on her PAC report filed today, she is at least getting women and men to contribute.

Sen. Gillibrand’s PAC, Off the Sidelines PAC, reported it raised $893,253 and spent $560,237 during the first six months of 2013.  The PAC has $443,831 cash on hand as of June 30. In the 2011-2012 cycle, the PAC raised more than $150,000.

Individual donors gave $855,837, and PACs and other committees gave $35,000. Those itemized contributions from attorneys totaled $126,405 including $47,750 from those at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.

Donors included Joel Jankosky (Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld); Alexandra Korry (Sullivan & Cromwell); Elizabeth Lack (Vanity Fair); Laura Ricketts (Ecotravel LLC); Susie Buell (Susie Tomkins Buell Foundation); Linda Hudson (CEO, BAE Systems Inc.); Laurie Tisch (Laurie Tisch Foundation); among others.

Itemized donors were listed from New York ($358,738); California ($75,380); Illinois ($49,275); Massachusetts ($39,305); Colorado ($38,000); and Texas ($31,513); among other states.

The PAC spent $125,593 on salaries and $82,363 on travel.

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