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Kirsten Gillibrand accused of political opportunism on Al Franken, immigration

Jan 21, 2019 - The Washington Times

All presidential contenders bring baggage to their campaigns, and for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, New York Democrat, the issue coming back to haunt her is political opportunism.

She defended herself Sunday against charges that she has done what it takes to advance her political career by, for example, switching positions on immigration and declaring in October that she would finish her six-year term, only to change her mind after winning re-election.

Then there's the Al Franken matter.

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