Kirsten Gillibrand: Not a Germophobe

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WASHINGTON - MARCH 16: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) listens during a news conference on gay marriage on Capitol Hill on March 16, 2011 in Washington, DC. Gillibrand and sixteen other Democrats introduced a bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - MARCH 16: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) listens during a news conference on gay marriage on Capitol Hill on March 16, 2011 in Washington, DC. Gillibrand and sixteen other Democrats introduced a bill to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images) Photo: Brendan Hoffman/2011 Getty Images

A moment with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand at an unnamed Mediterranean restaurant in Manhattan, courtesy of Marie Claire:

She drops her fork on the floor, and her aide searches for a waiter. "Don't worry about it," Gillibrand says. "I'll just wipe it off."

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