Jul 3, 2019
Andrea Stewart-Cousins made history when she became the first woman to lead a legislative house in New York’s history. The State Senate Majority Leader discusses her experience shattering the traditional deal-making formula in Albany, which consisted of “three men in a room.”
Stewart-Cousins also talks about her path from a childhood in public housing to her time as a journalist and the housing dispute that led her to get into politics.
And she reveals the story behind her trademark accessory, a scarf.
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