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5 Things Voters Need to Know Before Election Day

By Kathy Groob, Founder ElectWomen.com – In less than a month, Election Day will be held across the United States and in US Territories.  Each state is different in terms of voting times, hours, procedures and rules.  Click the link here to find out the rules in your state.  Most importantly, here are the five things to knowContinue Reading

Montana Senate candidate Amanda Curtis touts inexperience

AP/POLITICO – HELENA, Mont. — State Rep. Amanda Curtis immediately struck a populist note as Montana Democrats’ new U.S. Senate candidate, saying the November election will not be about which political party controls the Senate but whether it will be controlled by millionaires or the middle class.Curtis, 34, was chosen Saturday as the Democrats’ replacementContinue Reading

Female Pitcher Big Star At Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — An African-American female pitcher from Philadelphia and a team from Chicago have created a buzz at the Little League World Series. Philly’s Mo’ne Davis and the Jackie Robinson West squad are the talk of the series; professional athletes and politicians alike are following their every move. They’ve Skyped with theContinue Reading

Mary Burke could beat WI Governor Scott Walker

By JAMES HOHMANN, POLITICO – Part of an occasional series on the hottest races of the 2014 midterm election. VIROQUA, Wis. — Mary Burke might be the last candidate you’d expect to potentially topple one of the Republican Party’s leading governors and upend the 2016 presidential field. The only elected office she’s ever held is a schoolContinue Reading

Money gap: Why don’t women give?

By ANNA PALMER and TARINI PARTI, POLITICO – For all the progress women have made in Congress and in elections, they are practically sitting out the new game that is redefining American politics: big money.It’s not that women want to leave it to men like Sheldon Adelson and Tom Steyer to sidle up to theContinue Reading