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Gillibrand has no interest in running for New York governor

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Kirsten Gillibrand for president again? Probably. Governor, as a possible stepping stone? Not so much.

At the moment, the junior senator from New York is gathering support to reform the way the military prosecutes serious crimes. She is pushing to capitalize on Democratic control of Congress for other long-term priorities, such as making gun trafficking a federal crime.

In an interview on Sunday, Gillibrand said she stands by what she told POLITICO in May: She “definitely” wants to run for president again.

“But if I do run again, I would like to be successful,” she said. The timing for a second try will likely depend on whether her work succeeds in elevating her name on a national level.

Running for governor of New York might elevate her profile — it's worked for........

© Politico

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