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EMILY’s List Offers Boost to Women Candidates in Republican States

EMILY’s List has thrown its support behind Michelle Nunn (above) in hopes that she is elected the first-ever woman senator from the state, and the first Democrat elected statewide in Georgia since 2000.

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.

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Anti-Choice Democrat Inspires ‘Anti-Endorsement’ by National Pro-Choice Groups

Pennsylvania state Rep. Brendan F. Boyle

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.

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Repro Wrap: Reproductive Rights a Key Issue in Some Upcoming Elections

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.

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.

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Was 2012 A “Year of the Woman?” Depends Who You Ask

Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY's List, at the National Press Club event 01/07/13. (National Press Club.)

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. 

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Live Action Blows Another “Undercover” Mission

A Live Action member posing as an abortion clinic owner in a Planned Parenthood clinic Video capture

It must be almost election day, the “stings” are coming out.

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Historic Number of Women on Ballots Could Lead to Historic Year for Female Lawmakers

Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI). [img src]

Year of the woman?  It’s on!

 

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The Year of the Woman… Again? Yes, But This Time It’s For Real

Mazie Hirono. MazieforHawaii/flickr.

The much proclaimed “year of the woman candidate” in 2010 fizzled out, but will the same happen this go around?

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NOW And Feminist Majority Endorse Obama-Biden Ticket For 2012

President Obama Reuters/Jim Young

Both women’s rights organizations announce their support of the presidential reelection campaign.

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Politifact Declares EMILY’s List Claims on Thompson and Abortion “Half True”

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The Wisconsin senate race is already getting its first fact check.

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EMILY’s List Releases Top Five Targets For 2012

The pro-choice women politician’s advocacy group is ready to get the 2012 campaign rolling.

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