Associated Press • Monday, September 19, 2016
Zephyr Teachout grew up in a rural community a few hours from her current home in Dutchess County, raised by parents who taught her to be independent. She is a reform-minded leader who has never been afraid of standing up to special interests and the political establishment — even members of her own party.
Zephyr Teachout is a nationally recognized leader in the fight against government corruption. She’s stood up to powerful interests and raised up the voices of those left behind by our broken system
Zephyr Teachout grew up in a small town and went to a great public elementary school and high school. Her teachers were demanding. But they were also attentive, because they had the time and support to see each child.
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