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Senator Gillibrand formally launches presidential campaign

Senator Gillibrand formally launches presidential campaignGillibrand, who launched an exploratory committee earlier this year as a precursor, joins more than a dozen other Democrats who have already formally entered the contest to win the nomination to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the November 2020 election. Someone who isn’t afraid of progress,” Gillibrand says in a video released Sunday morning to formalize her entry into the campaign. Gillibrand opted to use a video instead of a speech at a rally, the traditional method, to formally launch her campaign.



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Harris, Gillibrand Call for Probe of Fairfax Accuser’s Allegations

Harris, Gillibrand Call for Probe of Fairfax Accuser’s AllegationsCollege professor Vanessa Tyson has alleged that Fairfax forced her to perform oral sex on him during the 2004 Democratic National Convention. Fairfax has forcefully denied the allegation. “I think there should be an investigation to determine what happened,” Harris told reporters on Capitol Hill. “Certainly her letter reads — it’s quite detailed, and suggests that there’s credibility there.



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State of the Union: Gillibrand uses viral eye roll clip to raise money for presidential bid

State of the Union: Gillibrand uses viral eye roll clip to raise money for presidential bidSen. Kirsten Gillibrand gained attention on social media for a dramatic eye roll durning Tuesday's State of the Union. Before the speech was over, her social media accounts had posted the clip with a request for donations.



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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand moves toward launching 2020 presidential campaign

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand moves toward launching 2020 presidential campaignThe New York Democrat announced her intentions on CBS' "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" ahead of a trip to Iowa this weekend.



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New York's Gillibrand Takes First Step Toward Presidential Race

New York's Gillibrand Takes First Step Toward Presidential RaceGillibrand plans to make stops this weekend in Iowa, where caucuses a little more than a year from now will mark the start of the nominating race. Gillibrand has positioned herself as a leader of the #MeToo movement. “I’ll fight for other people’s kids as hard as I would fight for my own, which is why I believe health care should be a right and not a privilege,” Gillibrand said, listing her reasons for running.



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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Teases Potential 2020 Presidential Bid To Stephen Colbert

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Teases Potential 2020 Presidential Bid To Stephen ColbertSen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) may or may not be preparing for a



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Kirsten Gillibrand Pays The Price For Speaking Out Against Al Franken

Kirsten Gillibrand Pays The Price For Speaking Out Against Al FrankenNo one in Congress is more associated with the Me Too movement than Sen.



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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand — and ICE agents themselves — join the call to overhaul immigration agency

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand — and ICE agents themselves — join the call to overhaul immigration agencyActivists' call to overhaul the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency got a boost from Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and from 19 supervisors in the agency itself, who wrote Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen last week saying that the current emphasis on deporting illegal immigrants undercuts efforts to combat cross-border crime and terrorism.



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Kirsten Gillibrand, Bill De Blasio Call To Abolish ICE

Kirsten Gillibrand, Bill De Blasio Call To Abolish ICEWhat do New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand



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Joy Behar Challenges Kirsten Gillibrand: Why'd You Push Out Al Franken?

Joy Behar Challenges Kirsten Gillibrand: Why'd You Push Out Al Franken?Joy Behar kicked off an interview with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) on Monday by confronting the lawmaker for calling on Sen. Al Franken to resign after being publicly accused of sexual misconduct.



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