Kirsten Gillibrand
03/20/2017 at 21:24. Facebook
Without paid leave, we all lose out.
Kirsten Gillibrand
03/17/2017 at 20:00. Facebook
The Trump #budget shortchanges our children.
Military leadership must take responsibility for a toxic culture that fosters harassment and sexual assault. It's a serious problem when we have members of our military denigrating female Marines. It undermines good order and discipline. We have to fix it.
I want to know more about what you've been doing to make yourself heard. How have you been getting #offthesidelines?

Tell me: How are you getting off the sidelines?
Enough is enough already—we need to hold those involved accountable.

Marines Keep Sharing Women’s Nude Photos in Secret Groups After Getting Busted
Proud to celebrate the powerful women who've stood up, spoken out, and shaped our history on this #InternationalWomensDay.
In honor of #WomensHistoryMonth, I asked you to tell me about the inspiring women in your lives. Many of you reached out with beautiful stories and I'd like to share some of them with you. Here’s Marcia’s story:

“My mother, Irene, was ahead of her time. She was 93 when she passed away in 2002. Outside of her family, there was nothing she loved more than work. She wanted to be a lawyer, but...
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I put together a few thoughts on President Trump's plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.

My thoughts on President Trump’s new health care bill.
Rest assured that I, and millions of women and men across the country, will stand up for the healthcare we deserve.
I'm infuriated. To treat fellow Marines who are willing to do anything to protect this country with such disrespect is disgraceful. We need to hold those who commit these crimes accountable—as well as the commanders who allow this toxic climate to occur in the first place.

‘I’m never reenlisting': Marine Corps rocked by nude-photo scandal
When you raise your voice, you can change the world.
To kick off the first day of #WomensHistoryMonth, I’d like to tell you a little bit about a woman who's part of my own personal history, who encouraged and inspired my political activism: my grandmother Polly Noonan. As a secretary in the New York State Legislature, Polly organized women to get involved in campaigns at a time when women simply weren’t a part of the political...
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Lisdy Contreras-Giron, a New Yorker and a DREAMer, will join me tonight for the president’s address to Congress.

Here’s her story:

“I was born in Guatemala. I came here when I was 5 years old with my mother to join my father.

I’ve lived in New York all my life and I carry that with a lot of pride. New York is one of the most diverse states in the country. Everyone has a story, and it...
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Anyone who doubts that anti-Semitic criminals feel emboldened in our current political climate should wake up.

We have to stand up to anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry and hatred. We have to do everything we can to fight back.

Another Wave of Bomb Threats Just Hit Jewish Institutions Across America - VICE
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Amazing to see record numbers of women interested in running for office! If you are one of them, let me know how I can help.

First They Marched, Now More Than 13,000 Women Are Planning to Run for Office
Victory for justice and the balance of powers. U.S. democracy shines.

Court Refuses to Reinstate Travel Ban, Dealing Trump Another Legal Loss
Change won’t happen in America unless people like you stand up and demand it. Make your voice heard:

Take the Pledge: Speak Out Against President Trump