A surge of female veterans running for office in “pink wave”

A surge of female veterans running for office in “pink wave”

A record number of women are running for the U.S. Senate and House this year, presenting a possible shift in a Congress that is currently only 20 percent female, according to Rutgers’ Center for American Women and Politics. It’s been called a “pink wave,” but it may have a camouflage tint. Nearly a dozen female veterans are among the women who… Continue Reading

Women to Watch: Rachel Roberts, Enterpreneur, Small Business Owner Steps in to Run for Kentucky Senate

Women to Watch: Rachel Roberts, Enterpreneur, Small Business Owner Steps in to Run for Kentucky Senate

Newport, KY–Rachel Roberts, a Democrat and local business leader, is on the ballot this November to become Northern Kentucky’s first Democratic woman elected to the Kentucky State Senate. Rachel is from a long line of civil servants and is taking the natural step to serve residents of Senate Dist. 24 which encompasses Campbell, Bracken and Pendleton… Continue Reading

Stacey Abrams Wins Georgia Primary for Governor

Stacey Abrams Wins Georgia Primary for Governor

New York Times – By Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns Georgia Democrats selected the first black woman to be a major party nominee for governor in the United States on Tuesday, choosing Stacey Abrams, a liberal former State House leader, who will test just how much the state’s traditionally conservative politics are shifting. By handily defeating Stacey Evans,… Continue Reading