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Kirsten Gillibrand

  1. so you want to be president
    What’s So Funny, Joe?Biden says he takes his inappropriate behavior seriously, but he can’t stop laughing about it.
  2. so you want to be president
    Gillibrand Slams Fox News’ Abortion Coverage While on Fox NewsShe ignored host Chris Wallace’s remark that it was “not very polite” of her to criticize the network.
  3. vision 2020
    More Democratic Presidential Candidates Are Calling for Trump’s ImpeachmentMueller’s statement on his investigation pushed a few more candidates into the pro-impeachment camp, while others are still hedging their bets.
  4. vision 2020
    Kirsten Gillibrand’s New Policies Aim to Make Raising a Family EasierThe New York senator hopes to distinguish herself in the 2020 race with a Family Bill of Rights that addresses issues like child care and paid leave.
  5. vision 2020
    Gillibrand Offers Explicit Abortion Rights Litmus Test for Judicial NomineesIn hoping to stand out, Gillibrand will probably just set a pro-choice standard other candidates will soon emulate.
  6. politics
    Kirsten Gillibrand Has Endorsed Steps to Reduce Racial Wealth GapShe has endorsed a proposal authored by policy experts.
  7. vision 2020
    Who’s Leading the 2020 Democratic Puppy Primary?An Instagram-friendly family dog is the must-have accessory of the Democratic primary.
  8. 2020 elections
    Are Any of the Paid Family Leave Plans Actually Any Good?A guide to the FAMILY Act, New Parents Act, and Cradle Act.
  9. select all
    Take a Look at Very Funny Candidate Kirsten Gillibrand’s Meme ShirtThe New York senator and 2020 presidential candidate is back in Iowa and paying tribute to “Ranch Girl.”
  10. vision 2020
    Kirsten Gillibrand Can’t Afford a #MeToo ProblemAccusations that she mishandled a staffer’s sexual-misconduct claim may hit particularly hard, as her 2020 campaign has focused on gender inequality.
  11. vision 2020
    Kirsten Gillibrand Can’t Afford a #MeToo ProblemAccusations that she mishandled a staffer’s sexual-misconduct claim may hit particularly hard, as her 2020 campaign has focused on gender inequality.
  12. vision 2020
    Republicans Are Going to Try the ‘Red Scare’ Strategy in 2020. Will It Work?Americans are now less hostile to socialism, but Republicans will still try their old strategy, as they need a distraction from Trump’s shortcomings.
  13. just asking questions
    A Long Talk With Kirsten GillibrandThe New York senator on the NRA, Al Franken, and the line between capitalism and greed.
  14. vision 2020
    Obama’s Call for Bipartisanship Failed. Why Do 2020 Dems Think They’ll Succeed?Candidates like Bernie Sanders seem to think they’ll get Republicans to go along with their agenda, though Obama couldn’t. They’ll need a plan B.
  15. filibuster
    Democrats Should Trust Democracy and Resolve to Kill the FilibusterA lot of Democratic senators running for president won’t challenge the filibuster. That’s a problem for Democrats.
  16. ranch resistance
    Kirsten Gillibrand Couldn’t Keep This College Student From Her Ranch DressingTalking with Twitter’s mystery ranch woman.
  17. state of the union
    The Best Reactions from Democratic Women to Trump’s SpeechThey were extremely, visibly unimpressed.
  18. tales from the trail
    Democratic Ex-Presidents Expected to Sit Out 2020 PrimariesBut they are taking meetings … Also: Gillibrand talks to potential big-money donors and Beto gets signs from potential high-profile supporters.
  19. late-night wars
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Gives Colbert Show Massive Ratings BumpBreak out that Ben & Jerry’s.
  20. 2020 presidential election
    2020 Candidates Carry Heavy Baggage, and Trump Is Sure to Exploit ThatToday’s harsh intraparty criticism, most recently aimed at Kamala Harris, will become fodder for Trump’s war on his eventual 2020 opponent.
  21. power
    Gillibrand’s Franken-Problem Won’t DieWhen a woman stands up to a powerful man, the fallout is all too predictable.
  22. 2020 elections
    Kirsten Gillibrand Says She Will Run for PresidentThe New York senator made the announcement on the Late Show With Stephen Colbert.
  23. vision 2020
    Progressive 2020 Hopefuls Are Courting Wall Street CashBut that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re secret centrists.
  24. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: America’s New ReligionsPolitical cults are increasingly filling the empty space in our lives left by the decline of organized faiths.
  25. 2020 election
    Gillibrand Rules Out 2020 Presidential RunJust like Obama in 2006, Gillibrand pledged to serve her full term as senator.
  26. just asking questions
    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on the Kavanaugh Fallout and Her Plans for 2020“I feel like all energy is in the Democratic base. It’s a new base that is really just on fire. And I think the Republicans have shown their hand.”
  27. the kavanaugh hearings
    Gillibrand Lays Out Every Reason the GOP Should Be Ashamed in Scathing Speech“We are saying that women are worth less than a man’s promotion.”
  28. defense spending
    Eventually, Progressive Democrats Will Need to Get ‘Soft’ on DefenseAmerica can have a Western European–style welfare state or a giant and ever-growing military budget — but it can’t have both.
  29. sexism
    Democratic Women Fear America Not Ready for a Woman As PresidentIt may take a midterm win driven by women to convince Democrats that it’s not risky to run a woman against Trump in 2020.
  30. Where Do ‘Centrist’ Democrats Turn in 2020?Joe Biden is the obvious favorite for those who aren’t crazy about the progressive drift of the party. But if he doesn’t run, then what?
  31. Democrats’ 2020 Hopefuls Refuse to Disagree (on the Midterms)With hundreds of races and candidates in play, Sanders, Warren, Biden, and the rest have not once taken different sides in a primary this year.
  32. The Clintons Will Keep a Low Profile in the MidtermsFor the first time since the 1980s, Bill and Hillary are not likely to be major factors in a national election.
  33. Democrats Have a Plan to Save the Post Office — and Kill Payday LendersKirsten Gillibrand’s bill establishing a public option for banking would help the poor, bolster the post office, and devastate usurers.
  34. the national interest
    Democrats Are Rushing Into a Job Guarantee. It Could Be a Huge Mistake.The hottest new progressive policy idea is not ready for prime time.
  35. Female Democratic Presidential Candidates Need to Avoid the Victim TrapWhat helps you win attention from activists might not help you win the presidency.
  36. The Radical Proposal That Moderate Democrats Should Be Running OnKirsten Gillibrand believes that the government should guarantee jobs to all the unemployed — and 67 percent of rural America agrees.
  37. ey i'm runnin' here
    Kirsten Gillibrand Just Endorsed Andrew Cuomo Over Cynthia NixonThis comes the day after Nixon declared her candidacy.
  38. Gillibrand and Booker Swear Off Corporate CashThe rumored 2020 candidates join Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Maria Cantwell in refusing donations from corporate PACs.
  39. Government to Reopen After Senate Democrats Back DownDems can still prevail in the larger battle over immigration policy — but ending the shutdown Monday definitely wasn’t a victory.
  40. There’s a Long List of Dems Trump Should Fear in 2020. Biden Isn’t One of Them.The White House supposedly has no fear of any potential 2020 opponent other than Joe Biden. It needs to fear its president’s own limitations.
  41. 2020 election
    When Will We Stop Shaming Ambitious Women?A new op-ed suggests Kirsten Gillibrand is too “transparently opportunistic” for 2020.
  42. 2018 Could Be a Wave Election for Female Governors, TooIt looks like an unprecedented number of women — and especially Democratic women — could be elected to governorships in 2018.
  43. sick burns
    The Best Burns From USA Today’s Brutal Trump Op-edThey said he’s unfit to clean Obama’s toilets.
  44. call a spade a spade
    Here’s What Gillibrand Had to Say About Trump’s ‘Sexist Smear’She’s not backing down from calling for his resignation.
  45. politics
    Elizabeth Warren Calls Out Trump for Slut-ShamingThe president tweeted that Senator Kirsten Gillibrand “would do anything” for campaign contributions.
  46. President Trump Fires Off Particularly Gross Tweet About Kirsten GillibrandLet’s just say he’s not at the leading edge of the #metoo movement.
  47. President Trump Fires Off Particularly Gross Tweet About Kirsten GillibrandLet’s just say he’s not at the leading edge of the #MeToo movement.
  48. sexual assault
    More and More Senators Are Demanding Trump Resign Over Assault AllegationsKirsten Gillibrand is the newest senator to say Trump should also be held accountable by the #MeToo movement.
  49. Democratic Senators Call on Al Franken to ResignAfter a seventh woman accused Franken of sexual harassment Wednesday, several of the senator’s colleagues called on him to step down.
  50. politics
    Democratic Senator Says Bill Clinton Should Have Resigned Amid Lewinsky AffairShe’s the highest-profile elected Democrat to say Clinton should have stepped down.
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