We need marriage equality in every state in this nation. Otherwise, no state really has marriage equality, and we will not rest until it is a reality.
People go into politics because they want the affirmation, and they want the applause.
I believe women still face a glass ceiling that must be shattered.
There is energy and power in a crisis.
The time has come to return integrity, performance and dignity to New York and make it the Empire State once again.
I believe we need to attract a new generation of the best and brightest to public service and I believe that government can be a source of inspiration, not degradation.
The essential job of government is to facilitate, not frustrate, job development.
I believe public education is the new civil rights battle and I support charter schools.
I believe discrimination still exists in society and we must fight it in every form.
Politicians are good listeners. Because if they're not, they aren't politicians for very long.