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Rep. Kieffer responds to furor over 'whiners' comment

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WOODBURY, Minn. -- State Rep. Andrea Kieffer said Thursday that her widely circulated comment suggesting legislation about women’s workplace issues was “almost making us look like whiners” was taken out of context.

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The Woodbury Republican’s remarks at a House committee hearing March 12 on the Women’s Economic Security Act went viral this week. The legislative package is aimed at improving economic opportunity for women.

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