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.
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.
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?).
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.
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.