Kirsten Gillibrand in Vogue

gillibrand vogue thumbnailThe November issue of Vogue includes a long profile of Kirsten Gillibrand. A clip:

"I think faith transformed my interest in politics into a calling for service," she says. "I think it's metaphorical . . . to actually raise your voice. But you have to really fight hard. Just as I was talking to you about trying to repeal Don't Ask Don't Tell. It takes enormous effort. Nothing happens in Washington unless you really push--push your colleagues, push the White House, push the leadership. You don't have to necessarily do it in an aggressive way. You can do it in a very kind way. But people need to know it's important to you. It's the belief in something that can make the difference in winning the debate. They need to know that you care."

The piece follows KG through DC, NYC and Columbia County (Hudson gets some pub). The writer, Jonathan Van Meter, practically gushes about her. (Maybe it was the cheese she had put in his omelet.)

There are a few photos, too.

thumbnail: Vogue

[via @michellejamiek]

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