Kirsten Gillibrand

Views My Own

Democrats Love Medicare for All, They Just Don't Know What It Means

The Democratic primary is shaping up to be yet another election decided by the politics of healthcare.
Harry Cheadle

The 2020 Democratic Frontrunners Need to Answer for Their Votes on SESTA

SESTA put my sex worker community in severe danger. We need to demand our candidates commit to better policy this primary.
Liara Roux
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch a Hungry Student Interrupt Kirsten Gillibrand to Get Ranch for Her Pizza

"Everyone was like, ‘What happened down there?’ and I was like, ‘I really don’t know, man. I got the ranch though.'"
River Donaghey
Views My Own

The Democratic Party Isn't as Left-Wing as You Think

Progressives have gotten a lot of attention, but the moderate, centrist core of the party is far from dead.
Harry Cheadle

Will Progressives Buy Gillibrand's Crusade Against Big Money in Politics?

The 2020 presidential candidate is making corruption her number-one cause, but some activists are wary of her record and proximity to Wall Street.
Eoin Higgins
Abolish ICE

Kirsten Gillibrand Becomes First Sitting Senator to Call to Abolish ICE

"We believe that we should protect families that need our help and that is not what ICE is doing today," said the New York Democrat during an interview with CNN.
Marie Solis

The Next Democratic President Will Legalize Weed

The legal cannabis bandwagon is picking up speed for 2020.
Harry Cheadle

How Women Lawmakers Plan to Crack Down on Sexual Harassment in Congress

After Rep. Jackie Speier accused two sitting lawmakers of sexual harassment, she announced plans for a bill to reform the harassment reporting process.
Linda Yang

The Fight Is On for a Healthy Hudson River

Alarm bells are ringing as local activists launch effort to protect the birthplace of America's environmental movement.
Nick Chedli Carter
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Boycotting Israel Could Soon Land You in Prison

A Senate bill with bipartisan support could punish those who avoid purchasing Israeli goods on political grounds with up to 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine.
Drew Schwartz
Impact Equality

The First Step to Protect Title IX from Betsy DeVos is Knowing Your Rights

It's looking like the beginning of a tough road for survivors of sexual assault on college campuses.
Katelyn Harrop
The Restless Youth Issue

Ten Veteran Organizers on the Key to Effective Activism

"Nothing ever changes in Washington—or at any level of government—until regular people stand up and demand change."
Kirsten Gillibrand, Linda Sarsour, David S. Johnson, and more