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Great Advice for Women Candidates

Memo to Women Candidates from Debate Coach Chris Jahnke Posted on October 12, 2015 by Christine Jahnke Debate Prep Part I: Write Your Playbook Now Women candidates running for executive posts in 2016 should watch and learn from the first Democratic primary debate. What candidates see and hear from the presidential contenders can jump start their… Continue Reading

Nashville’s Mayor-Elect Finds Path Between Liberalism and Commerce – The New York Times

NASHVILLE — In her acceptance speech on Thursday, Mayor-elect Megan Barry, a candidate characterized as a purveyor of “extreme” leftist views in a bruising runoff here, mentioned the various residents who would write the next chapter for this fast-growing Southern city. In a notably nonextreme move, she spoke first of the city’s business community.“They need… Continue Reading

Melissa Gilbert to Run for Congress

The child star of Little House on the Prairie, Melissa Gilbert, has announced she will run for congress in Michigan’s 8th Congressional District. Gilbert, 51,  announced today that she is a Democratic candidate for the seat. This will be her first run for public office.  Read more here: Follow Melissa on Twitter:   Continue Reading

Hillary’s Sixties Surge – Gail Sheehy – POLITICO Magazine

Hillary Rodham Clinton has always consciously chosen her identities. She’s been a good wife in pink, defending her First Family’s “zone of privacy.” She’s been a grudging bureaucrat in grey, holding off the press with legalese over her tech travails. She’s been a prolific public speaker, earning a pretty penny from everyone from Goldman Sachs… Continue Reading

Kathleen Matthews Announces Run for Maryland Open Congressional Seat

By Kathy Groob, ElectWomen – Former television anchor, Kathleen Matthews announced today her campaign for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District. The seat is currently held by Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Maryland) who has announced his bid for Senate. Matthews is the wife of MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews. Kathleen Matthews joins several other candidates in the… Continue Reading