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WOMEN VOTE! Releases New Ads Highlighting Greg Gianforte’s Attempts to Privatize and Strip Protectio

Today, EMILY's List independent expenditure arm WOMEN VOTE! released new radio and digital ads highlighting Greg Gianforte's record of attempting to eliminate protections for and to privatize public lands.

October 16, 2018

EMILY’s List Response to Danny Tarkanian’s Desperate, Sexist Attacks on Susie Lee

Over the weekend, Danny Tarkanian retweeted a desperate, sexist attack on Susie Lee from one of his paid consultants referring to her as a “bored housewife candidate.”

October 15, 2018

EMILY’s List Statement on Karin Housley’s Shameful Facebook Post

Today, the Huffington Post reported that Karin Housley, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Minnesota, compared former first lady Michelle Obama to a “chimp” in a Facebook post in 2009.

October 15, 2018

Prominent Authors Announce Read Run Win Contest to Benefit EMILY’s List

Today, EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, announced a fundraising partnership with 10 award-winning and bestselling women authors: Becky Albertalli (Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda), Christina Baker Kline (A Piece of the World), Elin Hilderbrand (Winter in Paradise), Tayari Jones (An American Marriage), Celeste Ng (Little Fires Everywhere), Jodi Picoult (A Spark of Light), Curtis Sittenfeld (You Think It, I'll Say It), Nic Stone (Odd One Out), Angie Thomas (The Hate U Give) and Jennifer Weiner (Who Do You Love?).

October 15, 2018

WOMEN VOTE! Releases New TV Ad Highlighting Josh Hawley’s Lawsuit to End Coverage

 Today, EMILY's List independent expenditure arm WOMEN VOTE! released a new ad highlighting Josh Hawley’s support of a lawsuit that would allow insurers to deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions. 

October 11, 2018

Brian Kemp is Suppressing the Vote in Georgia and He Must Be Stopped

Yesterday, the Associated Press reported that Brian Kemp, Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate, is taking advantage of his role as current secretary of state in order to put a hold on more than 53,000 voter registration applications, a move widely seen as an attempt to improperly silence Georgia voters.

October 11, 2018

Nelson Dollar Misleads North Carolina Women About His Health Care Record

North Carolina Republican state Representative Nelson Dollar has begun airing a misleading ad that attempts to hide his real record on women’s health care. 

October 11, 2018

EMILY’s List Endorses Tedra Cobb in New York’s 21st District

 Today EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, endorsed Tedra Cobb for Congress in New York’s 21st Congressional District. 

October 10, 2018

Diverse Coalition Launches Program Supporting New Mexico’s Xochitl Torres Small

Today, a broad coalition of progressive organizations including labor, campaign reformers, Latino advocates, environmental, and women’s groups announced an independent expenditure campaign to help elect Xochitl Torres Small in New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District.

October 09, 2018