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ElectWomen 2016 Women to Watch

Each year ElectWomen’s bipartisan list of political women to watch includes prominent women candidates and a few lesser known women with interesting backgrounds and showing great potential to win their races and make a difference.  This year is no different. Here is our 2016 list:  Hillary Clinton – Running to become the first female  President… Continue Reading

We have a woman!

By Kathy Groob, Founder ElectWomen – It has been a long journey and a team effort. I feel proud and so emotional this morning relishing this historic moment. Most of all I want to say thank you to all the women who have sacrificed, worked, given money, and taken one for the team to make… Continue Reading

The Case For Elizabeth Warren, Vice President

This might work.  Jason Linkins Editor, Eat the Press So, that happened. After months of cautiously straddling the line between the Democratic presidential candidacies of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has suddenly injected herself into the 2016 race in a big way, emerging as an antagonist to presumptive Republican nominee and white-supremacist land-lamprey Donald… Continue Reading

What I wanted to say to Hillary Clinton

  By Kathy Groob, Consultant, Founder ElectWomen – In the final days before the Kentucky Primary Election, Hillary Clinton visited my hometown and I had the opportunity to see her and speak to her for the third time.  With only a moment to chat, I wanted my comments to be encouraging and meaningful.   I… Continue Reading

Ohio State Rep Candidate, Jill Miller Zimon Endorsed by Cleveland Plain Dealer

 Zimon Called Smart, Engaged and Energetic  Cleveland, Ohio:  The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Ohio’s largest newspaper today endorsed Jill Miller Zimon for State Representative in Ohio’s 12th District.  In endorsing Zimon against incumbant John Barnes, the Plain Dealer said, “Zimon is the better candidate, though. She is aware of the issues, passionate about her concerns and… Continue Reading

When Bernie Sanders Ran Against Me in Vermont

By Former Vermont Governor Madeleine Kunin Hillary Clinton is not the first progressive Democratic woman to be challenged by Bernie Sanders. He ran against me in 1986 when I was running for my second term as governor of Vermont. At that time he had little affinity for the Democratic Party. When advised that his third-party… Continue Reading

Businesswomen need to engage to elect a woman president

By Kathy Groob, founder ElectWomen – It happened again last week–another country that is considered less progressive for women than The United States, elected its first woman president. Congratulations women of Taiwan; you just took a huge step forward in terms of equality for women. Americans have a chance this year to elect a high… Continue Reading

What a Hillary Clinton Presidency Means for Women

By Kathy Groob, Founder ElectWomen Every time I hear a woman say we shouldn’t vote for Hillary Clinton because she’s a woman, I cringe.  I cringe because nobody is saying anything about the gender of the men candidates. The male presidential candidates do not endure double standards, sexist remarks or the higher standards in which… Continue Reading