Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul has worked hard to earn her position, having held elected office at the local, county, state and federal levels. Now, she’s the tiebreaking vote in a closely divided state Senate and only ever a heartbeat away from the Executive Mansion. She’s always on the move, spearheading the governor’s economic development initiative and juggling a host of other duties, including chairing the Women’s Suffrage Commission.
City & State’s Frank G. Runyeon sat down with one of the state’s most powerful women for an hour – and “no one gets an hour,” Hochul said – to talk about her political rivals and the challenges facing women in politics.
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