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Alison Kiel Friedman, who in April 2017 moved to McLean, Virginia, from the District, has a well-financed campaign and will hit Comstock hard for opposing much of Obama’s agenda. Born into a family of activists for a woman’s right to choose and fairness for all, she joined People For the American Way right out of college. According to the Washington Post, she served as executive director of the Alliance to Stop Slavery and End Trafficking, where she authored groundbreaking policy to help end human slavery. In 2009 she went to work for the State Department’s anti-trafficking office guiding the Obama administration’s intensified focus on human trafficking at home and abroad.

Videos

AUDIO RECORDING: 2011 Speaking as US State Department’s Deputy Director for the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons.

Further Reading

Field of Democrats Competing to Challenge Comstock Grows by Two (June 26, 2017 – WaPo)