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Kirsten Gillibrand news and analysis from The Nation
March 1, 2021
Governor Cuomo, Sexual Harassment, and Senator Gillibrand’s Silence
Though she positioned herself as a warrior for women’s rights, the New York senator hasn’t exactly been a profile in courage.
August 29, 2019
Kirsten Gillibrand Leaves the 2020 Race With No Apologies
The candidate who ran on being “brave” had the courage to see that she had no path to the nomination. Here’s hoping some of the men with similar poll numbers soon do the same.
August 1, 2019
This Is What Happens When More Than One Woman Is Running for President
When Kirsten Gillibrand and Kamala Harris teamed up to push Joe Biden on his stands on women’s issues, it was uncomfortable. But it was long past time.
July 24, 2019
Was Al Franken Railroaded?
The evidence only partially exonerates the former senator, whose lack of contrition contributed to his downfall.
June 28, 2019
The Second Democratic Debate Proved That Bernie Really Has Transformed the Party
His ideas now frame the debate in the Democratic Party—an extraordinary victory for progressives
Robert L. Borosage
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April 11, 2019
Kirsten Gillibrand’s Journey to the Left
Joan Walsh on the candidate, Eric Foner on Reconstruction, and Amy Wilentz on Jared Kushner.
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March 18, 2019
Kirsten Gillibrand Has Led the Fight to Maintain Civilian Control of the Military
As a presidential contender, the New York senator can and should highlight her vital struggles for Pentagon accountability.