Could Kirsten Gillibrand Run for President? (Politico)


In an article about Kirsten Gillibrand ’88, Politico discusses why many Democrats view the New York senator as a possible presidential candidate.

“The 46-year-old Dartmouth-educated attorney has demonstrated impressive political chops,” the article notes. “She has managed not only to ease liberals’ misgivings about her but also to win their enthusiastic support—all while maintaining her moderate cred and doing the kind of behind-the-scenes political scut work that could enable an eventual national bid.”

Former governor of Vermont Howard Dean describes Gillibrand as “very impressive,” saying, “she often underwhelms people at first sight, but when you look under the hood, you find a first-class political mind and someone who has a great deal of skill.”

Read the full story, published 4/28/13 by Politico.

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