The first Native American Interior Department secretary talked with us in 2018 about her fight for jobs and the environment.
Running Women 2018
Entrepreneurial women are running for U.S. elected offices in numbers not seen before, many groomed by reenergized female-founded organizations. Follow 15 exciting 2018 candidates with us.
In Close Races for Women Democrats in Red States, Very Different Outcomes
Tight and fiercely fought races in Georgia and Arizona, both marred by voter-suppression controversies, are finally called.
Women Running for Office in 2018 Achieve Record-Breaking Wins
A surge of women candidates this year resulted in record numbers of women securing political office. We saw it all — wins, losses and unclear outcomes — in our Running Women project.
In Georgia, Stacey Abrams Charges Voter Suppression, Starts Push to Get Out The Vote
With the governor race in a dead heat and the election only a month away, Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp both scramble for an edge.
Democratic Candidates Take to Twitter to Oppose Kavanaugh Supreme Court Appointment, Defend Accuser Blasey
Multiple candidates in our Running Women 2018 project used social media to amplify the voices of women sexual assault survivors.
Stacey Abrams’ Plan to Turn Out Key Voters: Address Georgia’s Healthcare Crisis
Georgia gubernatorial candidate Abrams is trying to get supporters to the polls by vowing to address the state’s mounting health insurance problems, including expanding Medicaid.
Women To Dominate Democratic General Election Line-Up in Michigan
Democratic women are winning primaries in record breaking numbers. In Michigan, their victories will result in a near female monopoly of key races on the November ballot.
In Georgia, Abrams to Face Kemp in General Election for Governor
Stacey Abrams finally has an opponent. The landslide winner of the July 24 Republican runoff was Trump-style conservative Brian Kemp.
Will Voters Favor Women Who Fight Sexual Harassment? Candidates in Michigan Will Find Out
In Michigan’s 11th Congressional District, Fayrouz Saad is focusing more on #MeToo than her rivals and speaking out about sexual harassment.
Georgia Democrat Promises to be Better Than Her Republican Predecessor
Lieutenant governor candidate and businesswoman Sarah Riggs Amico waves at Georgians from the high ground, as GOP candidates wrestle in a nasty runoff battle.
Michigan Congressional Candidate Latest to Be Refused Service for Conservative Views
Lena Epstein joined a growing list of conservative politicians who have been shunned for supporting President Trump’s policies. The businesswoman called for more civility and respect for women with differing political views.
On Super Tuesday, Many Women Candidates Won Their Primaries. But Parity Remains Distant
After primary elections in eight states yesterday, three women candidates featured in our Running Women project are among 57 candidates advancing to the general election.
In a California ‘Jungle Primary,’ Regina Bateson and 2 Other Women Fight to Unseat a GOP Man
In Tuesday’s primary election, political newcomer Regina Bateson, a Democrat, faces an uphill battle in a crowded field.
Two Democratic Women Advance in Race for Georgia Governor, Lieutenant Governor
Democratic primary voters put two entrepreneurial women on November’s ballot. Can Stacey Abrams and Sarah Riggs Amico flip Georgia blue — and make history as the first women to lead the state?
This Woman Candidate Took on Minnesota’s Male Power Structure, and Lost. She’s Not Sorry
Political newcomer Leah Phifer mounted a grassroots campaign for Congress that took her to the top of a crowded Democratic field, but she won’t be on the primary ballot. She explains why.