Category Archives: Candidates

Rachel Roberts Files for Kentucky House District 67 Open Seat

Frankfort, KY—Today Rachel Roberts (D-Newport) filed to run in the 2020 Primary Election for Kentucky House of Representatives, District 67, recently vacated by former Representative Dennis Keene. Roberts, a Newport business owner and entrepreneur, ran for State Senate in Campbell, Bracken and Pendleton Counties in 2018 and built a groundswell of support, particularly among newer… Continue Reading

Valerie Plame Releases Badass Campaign Commercial

Former CIA spy, Valerie Plame is running for Congress in New Mexico. And she’s not holding back in her new announcement video. Watch here: Plame was famously outed as a CIA agent during the Bush administration after her husband, the US diplomat Joseph C. Wilson IV, wrote an op-ed raising questions about the justifications for… Continue Reading

Ohio’s Jennifer Brunner to Run for Supreme Court

Former Ohio Secretary of State, Judge Jennifer Brunner, announced she will run for Ohio Supreme Court in 2020. Brunner is a recipient of the Kennedy Profiles in Courage award. Brunner has served on the 10th District Court of Appeals since late 2014 and also previously served as a Franklin County Common Pleas Court judge. For… Continue Reading

Wendy Davis announces run for Congress

WASHINGTON — Former Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis is running for Congress. Early Monday morning, Davis announced her candidacy for the Democratic nomination in Central Texas’ 21st District. She is challenging U.S. Rep. Chip Roy, a freshman Republican from Austin. She made her intentions known in a biographical video, narrated in part with archival footage from her late father,… Continue Reading

Lori Lightfoot Elected Chicago Mayor

NBC News – By Phil Helsel and Associated Press“Today, you did more than make history,” Lightfoot said. “You created a movement for change.” Lightfoot, 56, who was an assistant U.S. attorney before she entered private practice, has never held elective office before. The runoff election was bound to be historic, as either of the two candidates… Continue Reading

Senator Kamala Harris to run for president

Senator Kamala Harris (D-California) announced today that she will seek the Democratic nomination for president. Harris made the announcement live on ABC’s’ Good Morning America and in a video featured on her website. She becomes the fourth Democratic woman to announce her intentions for president and Harris has refused to accept donations from corporate PACs.… Continue Reading

Elizabeth Warren Announces for President

Massachusetts Senator, Elizabeth Warren today announced she will run for president of the United States in 2020. Her social media campaign announcement included a bio video.  Learn more here: Continue Reading

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