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Congresswomen Lauren Underwood, Alma Adams, Pramila Jayapal and More on the Ways Their Fathers Shaped Them
How do our fathers shape us, for better and for worse? It's a question Melissa Harris-Perry asked several women who hold elected office, in advance of Father's Day, as guest host of WNYC's The Takeaway. For those women—among them Representatives Lauren Underwood, Pramila Jayapal, and Alma Adams, as well as big-city mayors Keisha Lance Bottoms (Atlanta) and Jenny Durkan (Seattle)—the impact and legacies of their fathers manifest not only in their personal lives but in their public service, as well.