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Kirsten Gillibrand

NY (D)
Kirsten Gillibrand has represented New York in the U.S. Senate since 2009. She is one of two mothers of young children serving in the Senate. She has taken on some of the toughest battles in the Senate on behalf of New York's families, and she'll never back down when it comes to fighting for our shared values.
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How does Kirsten align with Project 100's values?
  • Economic Opportunity: Senator Gillibrand is committed to creating well-paying jobs and supporting American businesses. She advocates for unions and increasing the federal minimum wage.
  • Equal Treatment Under the Law: Senator Gillibrand helped pass the Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act to support women in the workplace. She is a strong supporter of the DREAM act, advocates for victims of sexual violence, and helped to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."
  • Healthy People & Communities: Senator Gillibrand has called for aggressive measures to combat climate change. She is a leader in the fight for paid family leave, is a member of the Senate Aging Committee, and supports Medicare-for-all.
Background information
  • Politician
  • Incumbent
Endorsements
Kirsten Gillibrand has been endorsed by the following organizations:
  • Democratic Party
  • EMILY's List
  • Latino Victory Fund

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