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.
Obama’s failure to take executive action on immigration reform by the end of the summer is just the latest in a string of his broken promises on this issue.
At the end of a blisteringly hot early September day, more than 400 students gathered Thursday in the lobby of Rudder Tower on the campus of Texas A&M University. They took refuge from the summer heat waiting to hear a speech from a political candidate who will need their support if she expects to give a victory speech in November.
Iowa’s gubernatorial race pits a virulently anti-choice governor against a pro-choice opponent who has a record of supporting the expansion of health care to low-income Iowans.
Under attack by Democratic opponents for their opposition to abortion, two Republican congressional candidates in Colorado are airing ads designed to appeal to women. The ads are signs, a political analyst says, that the Democrats’ focus on women’s issues is effective.
Though the race for the Ohio governor’s seat was initially expected to be close, Democratic candidate Ed FitzGerald’s chances of beating incumbent John Kasich are becoming more and more remote.
Sullivan now faces incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Begich, who has said that Sullivan has “positions on women’s health that are truly frightening.” The race will likely play an important role in Republicans’ efforts to regain control of the U.S. Senate this November.
Democratic delegates voted for Rep. Amanda Curtis over rancher Dirk Adams during a special convention held Saturday, four days before the August 20 deadline for the party to choose a candidate to appear on the November ballot.
As the race for governor heats up ahead of the November election, incumbent Gov. Scott Walker has consistently aligned himself with the Republican Party and against the clear front-runner among Democratic primary candidates, Mary Burke, on issues like Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act, and the economy.
Many have long argued that the “price” women must pay for a strong social safety net is a government that interferes with your reproductive choices. France is proving them wrong, dropping part of its paternalistic abortion laws.