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What is this? And what is a slate anyway?

We were tired of having the same conversations again and again about advancing women in politics. So we decided to try something different. Consider this: Women make up 51 percent of the population but 18 percent of Congress. Donor fatigue...
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A Note From Our Executive Director:

We remain shocked and horrified by the news from Charlottesville over the weekend and we salute the political leaders who stepped up immediately and named it for what it was -----    a brutal attack by white supremacists rooted in bigotry,...
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The secret to winning in 2018:

Democrats need to flip 26 seats to retake the House in 2018 -----   and women are lining up to run against several of the most vulnerable incumbent Republicans. It is critical that we fund their races now! WomenCount will track these...
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The Real Health Care Heroes

This might be the most important week of Resistance Summer yet. That's why we're introducing a new Summer Resistance Toolkit slate: Health Care Heroes. The slate includes Sens. Heidi Heitkamp, Claire McCaskill and Debbie Stabenow, all of whom represent states...
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Sleeveless Sister Resisters

We were thrilled on Friday to see the women of the House protesting Congress' draconian dress code with Sleeveless Friday. They resisted -----   and it worked. That's why we added the women who participated in Sleeveless Friday to our Summer Resistance...
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Your to-do’s for July: Step 1

We're finally starting to put names and faces to the Democratic challengers who could flip the House and increase Democratic power in the Senate. One who just announced her candidacy is Rep. Jacky Rosen, who is running to unseat Nevada...
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Hold on to the spirit of Pride

We just wanted to drop you a quick note about Pride. Those of us flying the Democratic banner have had a rough month. We saw a devastating loss at the ballot box, and Congress move closer to kicking more than...
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No time for tears. Next up: Utah

Despite the disappointing results in Georgia last week, we can't get discouraged. We have to put up a fight in every contested district until Democrats are back in power. That means supporting our very first Victory Fund candidate: Dr. Kathie...
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A gift for Dad on Sunday

Reminder: This Sunday is Father's Day! Women-focused organizations (including us) are quick to leverage Mother's Day for activism and support -----   but why are we always leaving out the Dads? Very likely there is a father in your life who told...
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A Trump-Shaped Bullseye

From the administration's move to block millions of women from receiving affordable birth control to the official declaration that the United States would pull out of the Paris climate agreement, we're seeing an all-out war on our future. Take heart though -----...
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To Mom, From Russia With Love

Two quick reminders: First, this Sunday is Mother's Day. If you haven't picked up something yet for the special mom in your life, there's still time! A donation to the WomenCount 2018 Victory Fund in her honor makes a great...
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