As the third round of Democratic primary debates approaches, a handful of presidential hopefuls have taken their messages to the airwaves, running TV ads on cable networks and in bellwether states such as Iowa and New Hampshire. We give the TV ads Democrats aired in August some additional context.
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Recent statements by and about Kirsten Gillibrand
"When the Senate was debating middle-class affordability for child care," then-Sen. Joe Biden "voted against it, the only vote, but what he wrote (in) an op-ed was that he believed that women working outside the home would, quote, ‘create the deterioration of family.’ He also said that women who were working outside the home were, quote, ‘avoiding responsibility.’"
Recent stories featuring Kirsten Gillibrand
New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand was asked during a Fox News town hall about the resignation of former Minnesota Sen. Al Franken.
Three Californians — Sen. Kamala Harris, Rep. Eric Swalwell, and self-help author Marianne Williamson — will make their case to be the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee at tonight's debate in Miami. PolitiFact California has this look at their biographies, top issues and recent fact checks on them.
Under her campaign’s "Brave Wins" mantra, Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York pitches herself as a candidate willing to "stand up for what’s right and repair what’s been broken." Gillibrand says that health care should be a right and not a privilege, that Americans should have better public schools, and anyone who wants to work hard enough should have the ability to transition into the middle class.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said 1 in 5 military women were receiving unwanted sexual contact. Was she right?