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More women running — and winning elections — is the new normal

As exciting as it is to have multiple Democratic women running for president, it’s just as exciting when people you know and admire run for office — and win. Three women I know recently won local elections — as a village trustee, as a member of a community college board of trustees, and as a […]

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Why Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ should be the Democratic woman

Each December, Time magazine announces its Person of the Year. It’s the individual (or group) who, “for better or for worse,” as the magazine puts it, had the greatest influence on the events of the year. This year, it should be no contest. The greatest influence in America this year came from Democratic women. They […]

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#Midterms2018: Women are ready to win the fight

Ever since November 2016, women in this country have learned what it really means to be resilient. That resiliency started with multiple protests post-election, with large crowds chanting that “Love Trumps Hate.” It came to a crescendo with two Women’s Marches a year apart, both numbering several million participants in cities and towns, large and […]

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2018 is the year of Democratic women, but not only candidates (UPDATE)

The elections in 2018 are turning out to be the Year of the Woman, but it’s not just women candidates running as Democrats. It’s women voting in big numbers. It’s women donating money to candidates — lots of money. More than anything else, it’s about women having their voices heard. No longer are women candidates […]

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Democratic women are kicking some serious electoral butt

The media have been slow to cover the obvious, but they can’t ignore the fact any more: Democratic women are winning. The biggest primary win so far may have been Stacey Abrams winning the Democratic nomination for governor in Georgia by 50 percentage points. The former state House Democratic leader won statewide, becoming the first […]

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Women’s March 2018 is all about voting and seeking office

It’s time to get out the pussy hats again. And make sure you pair them with voter registration cards. Last year’s Women’s March, held Jan. 21, 2017, the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, drew an estimated 4.2 million protestors in more than 650 marches around the country and even more around the globe. It has […]

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