Senate Must Stop Nominee Who Likened Abortion to Slavery, Says Largest Women’s PAC
Today EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, released the following statement from Executive Director Emily Cain on the vote to advance the nomination of John Bush, a Kentucky lawyer who compared abortion to slavery and deemed them "the two greatest tragedies in our country," to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
EMILY’s List Announces Rebecca Thompson As Run To Win Director
Today EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, announced that Rebecca Thompson will join the organization as their new Run To Win director. Run to Win is a national recruitment and training program focused on helping pro-choice Democratic women run for office and win. This year, EMILY's List is hosting over 20 training events in communities around the country.
EMILY’s List: If Dean Heller Doesn’t Stand Up for Health Care, He Won’t Stand Up for Anything
Today EMILY’s List is calling out Senator Dean Heller for standing by while Republican leadership plots to rip health care coverage from hundreds of thousands of people in their states. Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY’s List, released the following statement
EMILY’s List Endorses Mai Khanh Tran for Congress in California’s 39th District
Today EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, endorsed Dr. Mai Khanh Tran for Congress in California's 39th District. Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY’s List, released the following statement:
Virginia Women Ready to Run and Win EMILY’s List to Host Training for General Election Candidates
Inspired by the outcome of the 2016 election, over 15,000 women have reached out to EMILY's List for help in running for office. Virginia has one of the largest groups of women-declared candidates this cycle.
Unprecedented Number of Washington Women Seeking Political Office
Due to overwhelming demand in Washington state, leading national and local groups including EMILY’s List, Amplify Washington, Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii, NARAL Washington, Latino Victory Fund (LVF), WA State Democrats, National Women’s Political Caucus of Washington, Asian American Action Fund (AAA-Fund), New American Leaders Project (NALP), Run for Something, the WA House Democratic Campaign Committee, and the Washington Senate Democratic Campaign Committee will offer a candidate training for Democratic women in Seattle, Washington.
Schriock: “Yesterday We Said That Women Cannot Trust Dean Heller, And Today He Showed Us Why”
Today EMILY’s List released the following statement from Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY’s List, after news broke that President Trump's cajoling worked on Nevada Senator Dean Heller and he has returned to the negotiation table.