Over the past few months we’ve seen the war on women escalate dramatically— Republican legislators all across the country have passed dangerous laws to restrict women’s healthcare access, actively opposed equal pay legislation, and have, in
Last summer, 17-year-old Savannah Dietrich was sexually assaulted by two teenage boys. Not only did they attack her, they also took photographs of the incident and shared with others. The two teenage boys recently accepted what Dietrich found to be a lenient plea bargain and have yet to be sentenced. In the meantime, court rules legally prevented Dietrich from ever speaking publicly about her attack and its perpetrators.
Our WOMEN VOTE! team rocks. They have new polling data – and it’s a big deal.
Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) is gaining rapidly on her opponent, and our polls show she has a path to victory. Tulsi is a veteran and one of the youngest legislative leaders in the country. She’s eager to get to Washington to stop the War on Women
EMILY’s List superstar, Congresswoman Gwen Moore of Wisconsin recently visited Rockford, IL to lend a helping hand to her EMILY’s List sister, Cheri Bustos, who is running for Congress in Illinois’s 17th district.
There are only a couple weeks left in one of this year's most competitive primaries.
That's why WOMEN VOTE! is up on the air right now in Hawai'i making sure voters know about Tulsi Gabbard's critical race. Tulsi's an amazing candidate who has served her community in incredible ways. We know she'll make an outstanding Congresswoman.
CBS News Chief White House correspondent Norah O’Donnell recently invited EMILY’s List president Stephanie Schriock and leading political strategists Leslie Sanchez, Michelle Bernard, and Maria Cardona to a Google+ Hangout. The issue du jour? The war on women and the importance of women voters in the upcoming election.
This year, more than ever before, EMILY’s List will be outspent by conservative super PACs and shadow organizations that are flooding our races with anonymous, special-interest money. But EMILY’s List isn’t backing down. Since Speaker Boehner and his Tea Party allies took over the House of Representatives, our membership has grown from 400,000 members to over 1.5 million — and people are noticing.
It’s the prime of summer but our candidates are hard at work connecting with supporters—both online and off! Check out what they’ve been up to and click the links below to keep them going strong in the summer months!
Mazie Hirono spent last Saturday “Bon dancing the night away” at annual the Moili'ili Summer Festival.
When Tammy Baldwin was 9 years old, she contracted a serious childhood illness. She spent three months in a hospital recovering. When her family found out their insurance wouldn’t cover her care, what started out as an emotionally draining situation became financially draining as well. After Tammy recovered, her family still couldn’t find insurance. She became one of “those children” with pre-existing conditions, of which there are millions across the country.
This November, EMILY's List women are facing far-right Republicans and Tea Party candidates who have dangerous views on women’s health, Obamacare, the Violence Against Women Act, fair pay for women and so much more. But our candidates know what’s best for women and families and will stand up against right-wing extremists. We’ve already told you a lot about our Democratic women, but we wanted to introduce you to our current Top 5 list of abhorrent Republicans to beat.
5 Worst Republicans to Defeat