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Interview with Chrissy Gephardt

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Chrissy Gephardt (photo from bettyslist.com)

By Hillary Wicai, KWMU

St. Louis, MO –

As Presidential candidate and St. Louis Democrat Dick Gephardt continutes to campaign in Iowa and New Hampshire, one of the key voices on his team has been his daughter, Chrissy.

She recently came out as a lesbian and has been courting the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered, or GLBT, community to support her father.

KWMU's Hillary Wicai spoke with Chrissy Gephardt about the relatively new campaign strategy of candidates' openly seeking the gay vote.

Note: Chrissy Gephardt will speak at the Human Rights Campaign's Annual Dinner in St. Louis on Saturday, Nov. 8.

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