32 members of Congress have announced their plans to retire in 2018, 28 of whom are men. Women are running in nearly every congressional race where an incumbent man is retiring, presenting American voters with a historic opportunity to make significant gains for gender parity in Congress.
Joe Schiavoni, Ohio’s youngest state senator, joined us on the podcast to discuss his candidacy for governor. If elected, he would be Ohio’s youngest governor in 150 years.
Three young Texas Democratic candidates – Lorie Burch, Derrick Crowe, and Vanessa Adia – are shaking up the very first statewide midterms of the 2018 election cycle.
“Nasty”, “Crooked”, “Crazy”, “Wacky”, “Sneaky”. Each of these adjectives have been used by Trump to describe women either during his campaign or in the first year of his “Presidency”. The 14th Street Y in New York City decided to take…
Project 100 Executive Director and Co-Founder Danielle Gram joined us on the podcast to discuss Project 100’s movement to get 100 progressive women in Congress by 2020.
The 2018 Women’s March lived up to it’s predecessor. Inspired by Trump and angered over the Government Shutdown, activists took to the streets (again) in record droves. Estimates are consistently growing, with 600,000+ marching in Los Angeles, 300,000+ in Chicago,…
I organized a school trip to the 2017 Women’s March on Washington. But I, like many other queer and transgender women of color, had no desire to attend the 2018 Women’s March. Here’s why.
Alexandra Chandler is running for Congress in Massachusetts’ 3rd congressional district. Her career in the Intelligence Community started on September 11th when her now wife was on the subway in lower Manhattan as the towers fell. She is running to bring long-term thinking and action to Washington.
The average age of a member of Congress is 58 years old, but that hasn’t dissuaded two millennial Democrats, Sara Jacobs in California’s 49th District, and Abby Finkenauer in Iowa’s 1st District from running for Congress this year. Both 28 years old, Jacobs and Finkenauer would be the youngest members of Congress if elected.
Jess Phoenix, a 35-year-old volcanologist, is running to replace climate change denier Steve Knight in California’s 25th congressional district, a majority-minority district that swung to Hillary Clinton in 2016.