“You should have a breadth of backgrounds in Congress — and right now we just don’t.”

Very cool!

I like this quote from her:

She had sought out the advice of an older male friend about waging a campaign to unseat an incumbent in her California district. “He put his hand on my knee and said, ‘Sweetie, just wait 20 years [and] maybe you can run,'” she recalled in an interview Monday.

Schrode “was completely taken aback.” And she decided to go for it.

Source: 24-Year-Old Erin Schrode Is Trying to Become the Youngest Woman Ever Elected to Congress


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