“Did you bring your kneepads?” Female politicians speak of their journeys to power

As Hillary Clinton becomes the first female Democrat to accept the US presidential nomination, some of the most well-known women in Washington tell us what it was like to rise through the political ranks.

We speak to Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri), Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-California), Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York), and House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi.

Read “Democrats make history by officially nominating Hillary Clinton” – http://bit.ly/2aa2qXg

Watch “The best moments from Bill Clinton’s speech at the Democratic convention” – http://bit.ly/2axkbnH

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