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The Personal Is Political, Officially, in Long Island Race for Congress

| WNYC, September 5, 2018

"For her part, Grechen Shirley said she never thought the race would be easy, politically or personally. But speaking to a group of women at a campaign event recently, she said that’s why she’s running on a platform that includes Medicare for All and a $15 minimum wage."
“For too long people have said that women’s issues are separate, they’re just women’s issues," she said. "But the reality is that they’re family issues, they’re economic issues. Politics is personal.”
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