With this week's news that Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand is now a front-runner for the Senate seat vacated by Secretary of State Clinton, we were doubly proud that the Congresswoman gave WVFC so much time last year. (Above, see her school the House Ethics Committee.) We've reprinted the interview below. What do WVFC readers feel about the idea of a Senator Gillibrand? (And while we're looking back, check out Dr. Pat's January checklist of important attributes for a good President. You might want to print the list!) -- Ed.
U.S. Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand, a Democrat who represents New York's 20th district, credits her grandmother, who founded the first women's Democratic club in the Albany area and was a tireless campaigner for women's rights, for raising her political consciousness at a very early age.
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