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City & State: Kathy Hochul says there’s something women need to realize

Posted on May 29, 2018

Kathy Hochul says there’s something women need to realize

The lieutenant governor on her primary battle, the Catholic Church and women in politics.
By FRANK G. RUNYEON
MARCH 25, 2018

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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