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The Honorable Kirsten Gillibrand
United States Senator, (D-New York)

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is running for president to fight for America's families as hard as she fights for her own. Gillibrand is running on a vision for an America where quality and affordable health care is a right and public education is strong regardless of the block you grew up on. Never afraid of a fight, she aims to restore integrity and courage to the White House. Key to her campaign is combating money in politics—she is rejecting corporate PAC and federal lobbyist money, and has disavowed individual super PACs.

In the Senate, Gillibrand led the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell, spearheaded the passage of the 9/11 Health Bill, and wrote the STOCK Act to ban insider trading by members of Congress. She has led the opposition to President Trump, voting against his agenda more often than any other senator. Long before the #MeToo movement, she led the fight against sexual assault on college campuses and in the military.

Senator Gillibrand is a magna cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College and received her law degree from the UCLA School of Law. She was elected to the House of Representatives in 2006.