For the second installment of the 2014 Women of Washington event series, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) joined the The Atlantic for a one-on-one conversation with Molly Ball. Gillibrand discussed her first term in the Senate and efforts to improve government transparency through Congress legislation, most notably the STOCK Act. The interview also touched on the Senator's role as a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, specifically her work to prevent sexual violence in the armed forces and opposition of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.
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