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Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand, NY-20 (File photo)
Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand, NY-20 (File photo)

Rep. Gillibrand goes to Washington

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Representative Kirsten Gillibrand is settling in for her first term in Washington. The Democrat, who represents parts of the Adrirondacks, as well as the Champlain Valley and Glens Falls, won an upset victory over Republican John Sweeney in November. Gillibrand spoke with Brian Mann about her first weeks on the job. She says she's comfortable with the direction taken by the Democratic leadership in the House, especially on the Iraq War. Gillibrand says President Bush's planned build-up of forces in Iraq is misguided.

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Brian Mann
Adirondack Bureau Chief

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