Why I'm Voting for Amy Klobuchar

I’m about to cast my first ever vote in a Democratic presidential primary! It’s actually not my first time voting in a Democratic primary; Texas’ open primary system gave me the chance to do that back in the day. But having been a “No Party Preference” voter for my many years in Cali, proudly independent and somewhat wary of political parties, I’d never taken the chance to cast a Democratic presidential primary ballot.

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand for President!

I’m with KG!

That’s KG as in Kirsten Gillibrand. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

Of the multitude of candidates hoping to take on the current president in the 2020 election, she’s got my support. Here’s why.

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Jimmy and Me

Our conversation lasted all of 10 seconds, but it will stay with me for the rest of my life. I’m speaking of the precious moment that I shared with one James Earl Carter, Jr. nearly 20 years ago in Dallas. I was a grad student; he was the former 39th President of the United States.

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