Rep. Marie Newman is a champion for LGBTQ rights

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In this Monday, March 9, 2020, photo, Democrat Marie Newman smiles as she campaigns in the Archer Heights neighborhood of Chicago. Longtime Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski was ousted by small-business owner Marie Newman of La Grange, in the Tuesday March 17, 2020 Primary. It was Newman’s second attempt for the seat, which covers Chicago neighborhoods and southwest suburbs.  (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

U.S. Congresswoman Marie Newman joins Anna to talk about introducing the Relief and Equity for Small Businesses through Tax (REST) Act, which is designed to cut taxes on the smallest of small businesses across the country. Congresswoman Newman also talks about a personal story that was in Teen Vogue about her daughter struggling with her identity and coming out as transgender and their fight for LGBTQ+ rights.

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