Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: "Off the Sidelines"

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY. - MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY.

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: "Off the Sidelines"

A new memoir by Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. In sharing the story of her own life, the Democrat from New York calls upon all women to raise their voices and get involved in public life.

When Hillary Clinton left the senate to become secretary of state, the governor of New York appointed a little-known congresswoman to take her place. Her name was Kirsten Gillibrand. She quickly made a name for herself through taking on issues like “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and the 9/11 health care bill. Over the past six years, Gillibrand has positioned herself as an advocate for women, even creating a PAC to raise money for female candidates around the country. Now she’s written a memoir, “Off the Sidelines." In sharing her own story, the Democrat from New York calls upon all women to raise their voices and get involved in public life.

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Kirsten Gillibrand

U.S. Senator, New York (D).

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From the book OFF THE SIDELINES by Kirsten Gillibrand. Copyright © 2014 by Kirsten Gillibrand. Reprinted by arrangement with Ballantine Books, an imprint of Random House, a division of Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

Off The Sidelines

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand reads an excerpt from her book "Off the Sidelines" in this audio clip. Reposted with permission from Random House.

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