Category Archives: Features

Senator Amy Klobuchar Announces Bid for President

In an outdoor announcement in snowy Minneapolis, Senator Amy Klobuchar announced today that she is running for president of the United States in the Democratic primary in 2020. “We are tired of the shutdowns and the showdowns, the gridlock and the grandstanding,” Klobuchar said in a speech to supporters. “Our nation must be governed not… 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

Warren plans 4-city Iowa visit this weekend

By ISABEL DOBRIN and NATASHA KORECKI, POLITICO Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sen. Elizabeth Warren will visit four cities in Iowa this weekend, her presidential exploratory committee said Tuesday, her first trip to the early caucus state since launching her 2020 exploratory committee on Monday. The Massachusetts Democrat is scheduled to make stops in Council Bluffs, Sioux City,… 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: Paulette Jordan running for Idaho governor

State Representative Paulette Jordan, a 38-year-old member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, is running to be the first Native American woman elected as governor. Jordan says her campaign is based on the notion of inclusivity, an idea that is unusual in a political climate dominated by partisan relationships. For many, Jordan says her leadership style brings… Continue Reading

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

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

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