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5 Things to Know About Kirsten Gillibrand, the Democrat Who Launched Her 2020 Presidential Run on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Posted On: Jan 16, 2019   |   Posted By: Fortune

New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced that she is forming an exploratory committee to run for president in the 2020 election on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday.
TONIGHT: SenGillibrand stops by colbertlateshow to announce that she is forming an exploratory committee to run for President of the United States! LSSC pic.twitter.com/vPUpF1gs8z
- The Late Show January 15, 2019
So who is Kirsten Gillibrand , and what has she been up to since she entered Congress in 2009? The senator took over Hillary Clinton's Congressional seat when Clinton became Secretary of State under President Barack Obama. Here's a bit more about the last decade of Gillibrand's career.
An advocate for women
Sen. Gillibrand is known for advocating for a national paid family leave policy. With her colleague Rep. Rosa DeLauro , Gillibrand has been a force behind the Family And Medical Insurance Leave Act , which would create a shared fund to make paid leave affordable to all...

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