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Kirsten Gillibrand

  1. democrats
    AOC Endorses Primary Challenger to a Democratic PariahDan Lipinski, an anti-abortion champion in a strongly Democratic district, was absolutely the safest incumbent for AOC to oppose.
  2. vision 2020
    Kirsten Gillibrand Drops Out of 2020 Race After Failing to Make Debate CutShe just couldn’t buy a break in a crowded presidential contest.
  3. vision 2020
    September Democratic Debates Should Feature Less Crowded StagesLooks like at least 11 will qualify for the third round of Democratic debates. That probably means two events with fewer participants than before.
  4. vision 2020
    Democratic 2020 Field May Be Sliced in Half by Debate CutJust enough candidates may qualify for the third round in Houston to force two nights of debates, but soon the field should seriously be winnowed.
  5. 9/11
    Rand Paul Blocks Senate From Unanimously Passing 9/11 First-Responders FundingThe Kentucky senator joins a long and unsuccessful line of Republicans who have attempted to stymie funding for 9/11 victims and first responders.
  6. democratic debates
    Snap Judgments of All 7,000 Democratic CandidatesA two-hour debate is not enough time to develop nuanced opinions. But it’s plenty of time to develop totally unfair assessments of each candidate.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. vision 2020
    Who’s Leading the 2020 Democratic Puppy Primary?An Instagram-friendly family dog is the must-have accessory of the Democratic primary.
  11. 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.”
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. just asking questions
    A Long Talk With Kirsten GillibrandThe New York senator on the NRA, Al Franken, and the line between capitalism and greed.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. power
    Gillibrand’s Franken-Problem Won’t DieWhen a woman stands up to a powerful man, the fallout is all too predictable.
  20. 2020 elections
    Kirsten Gillibrand Says She Will Run for PresidentThe New York senator made the announcement on the Late Show With Stephen Colbert.
  21. vision 2020
    Progressive 2020 Hopefuls Are Courting Wall Street CashBut that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re secret centrists.
  22. 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.
  23. 2020 election
    Gillibrand Rules Out 2020 Presidential RunJust like Obama in 2006, Gillibrand pledged to serve her full term as senator.
  24. 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.”
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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?
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. Female Democratic Presidential Candidates Need to Avoid the Victim TrapWhat helps you win attention from activists might not help you win the presidency.
  33. 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.
  34. Gillibrand and Booker Swear Off Corporate CashThe rumored 2020 candidates join Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Maria Cantwell in refusing donations from corporate PACs.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. President Trump Fires Off Particularly Gross Tweet About Kirsten GillibrandLet’s just say he’s not at the leading edge of the #MeToo movement.
  39. 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.
  40. De Blasio Reportedly Considering a Presidential Run (Don’t Do It, Bill)Like all New York mayors, he can’t help seeing a future POTUS in the mirror. But there’s no reason to think voters will agree.
  41. profile
    Kirsten Gillibrand Is Becoming a Progressive Champion. Is a 2020 Run Next?The Democrats’ most unlikely holy warrior smells rebellion in the air.
  42. dirty old men
    And the Senator Who Called Kirsten Gillibrand Chubby Is …Not one of the usual suspects.
  43. Kirsten Gillibrand’s Colleagues in Congress Called Her Fat Sexist body-shaming: It’s everywhere. 
  44. oh congress!
    Congress Rushes to Pass Defense Bill, Minus Military Sexual Assault AmendmentThough it does include some major changes.
  45. gillibrand management
    Why Kirsten Gillibrand Is on Crutches“It’s a hell of a story.”
  46. book deals
    Kirsten Gillibrand Gets a Book DealBut not because she’s running for president – yet.
  47. Here Is Kirsten Gillibrand ‘Taking a Shot’ of Jameson [Updated]It was really just a sip.
  48. early and awkward
    New York’s Senate Debate Borders on Mockery With 50 Shades QuestionWhat we want to know of our public officials?
  49. early and often
    Kirsten Gillibrand Flexes Political Muscle for Female Senate CandidatesNew York’s junior senator is working a new leadership role.
  50. it’s never too early to talk about 2016
    Gillibrand on Cuomo vs. Clinton in 2016What if both of them want to run?
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