Politics

War of words between Democrats Gillibrand and Ford over New York Senate seat

Mike Riggs Contributor

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is finally heeding New York Democrats’ advice that she get tough with Harold Ford Jr. — slamming the former Memphis congressman as an anti-gay rights, anti-abortion, anti-immigrant tool of Wall Street money lords.

The problem for Gillibrand: Ford is embracing New York’s slappy-face politics faster than she can generate the comebacks.

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