Kirsten Gillibrand: can the #MeToo senator become Madam President?

Kirsten Gillibrand’s focus on issues aimed at advancing women in the workplace and combating sexual violence earned her the nickname ‘#MeToo Senator’

Not long after Kirsten Gillibrand arrived in Congress more than a decade ago, she was nicknamed “Tracy Flick” in a reference to the calculating and aggressive blond high school student played by Reese Witherspoon in the 1999 film Election.

It was not a term of endearment, but rather a derisive attempt to put down what Gillibrand’s colleagues – many of them men – complained was her unbridled ambition.

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Source: theguardian