EMILY’s List, a political action committee that supports pro-choice women candidates, is putting its weight behind several women candidates running in traditionally conservative states in the midterm elections.
In the lead-up to the primary for the 13th Congressional district in Pennsylvania, Democratic state Rep. Brendan F. Boyle has been making pro-choice campaign trail promises so contrary to his voting record that it’s inspired NARAL Pro-Choice America and Emily’s List to team up to issue what amounts to an anti-endorsement.
Some voters may just be coming back from summer vacation, but politicians and political action groups in New Jersey, Virginia, and Georgia are in full campaign mode.
With the greatest number of women ever in Congress, there is still mathematical reason to debate 2012 as a “Year of the Woman.” The elections have come and gone and men still hold 80 out of 100 (80 percent) seats in the Senate, and 355 of 433 (82 percent) filled seats in the House.
It must be almost election day, the “stings” are coming out.
Year of the woman? It’s on!
The much proclaimed “year of the woman candidate” in 2010 fizzled out, but will the same happen this go around?
Both women’s rights organizations announce their support of the presidential reelection campaign.
The Wisconsin senate race is already getting its first fact check.
The pro-choice women politician’s advocacy group is ready to get the 2012 campaign rolling.