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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in her office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Dec. 6, 2013.

Kirsten Gillibrand pushes back at sexism on Capitol Hill

09/08/14 12:03PM

NEW YORK -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand wasn't afraid to tell a male friend what she really thought about his suggestion she was so fat that she wouldn't want her picture splashed across the covers of the New York tabloids. "F-- you. F-- you. F-- you, a--hole," the New York Democrat told him over dinner, according to her new book... read more

Wisconsin democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke at the Rock County 4-H Fair Thursday July 24, 2014, in Janesville, Wis.

Mary Burke becomes first woman nominated for Wisconsin governor

08/13/14 02:05PM

Mary Burke will officially face off against Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in November after handily winning Tuesday’s Democratic primary election. Burke, a former cabinet member for Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle, became the first woman nominated by a major party for governor in Wisconsin. read more