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I unequivocally support the men and women in our armed forces and ensuring that they have the resources they need to be successful. At the same time, I also know that both Republicans and Democrats want to see less waste…

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I got my first job at 14 and worked my way through high school and college to help my family with bills and pay my tuition. I know what it’s like to juggle home loans, school loans, and high property taxes….

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As a mother of two young children, I know the importance of making strong investments in our children’s education, from early childhood through college. I believe that is the cornerstone of our democracy. Without an excellent education our children cannot…

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Women’s health care is under attack, and I will fight to protect women’s access to a full range of reproductive health care services, including access to contraception, safe legal abortions, and maternity and newborn care. Every woman, regardless of her income…

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I was raised by a single mother who’s a public school teacher, who also taught night school to make ends meet. I worked my way through high school and college to pay my tuition and help my mom with household…

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During the Russian Revolution, the Bolsheviks threatened to hang my great-grandfather from the tree in their front yard, so he took his pregnant wife and daughter and escaped on a fishing boat in the middle of the night. My grandmother’s…

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After each of my children was born, I had thousands of dollars in medical bills, even though we pay hundreds of dollars in insurance premiums each month. I recently took my son to the emergency room and had a $1,200…

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I grew up swimming in and sailing on the Great South Bay. Over the years, however, we’ve seen more instances of brown tide affecting our beaches and our fishing industry.  Sea levels have risen, storms have increased in strength, and…

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