Lena Epstein

The business owner and former Michigan Trump campaign co-chair is running for a competitive open seat in the U.S. House.

Kimberlin Brown

The California soap opera star and entrepreneur made her political debut as a speaker at the 2016 Republican National Convention. Now, she’s challenging an incumbent Democrat for a U.S. House seat.

TSE Quick Take: Oprah’s Influence

Speculation is swirling that Oprah Winfrey might run for president of the United States in 2020. Whatever she decides to do, her leadership has already inspired millions — including many female entrepreneurs.

Emerge America is Embracing a 50-State Strategy

Amid a surge in blue activism this year, Andrea Dew Steele is expanding Emerge America, which today recruits and trains Democratic women to run for local, state and federal offices in 23 states. Now, she’s going nationwide.

Emily’s List Aims to Seize Its Moment

The 2016 electoral loss to Donald Trump was heartbreaking, but angry Democratic women are planning to run for office in numbers not seen before. Here’s how Emily’s List President Stephanie Schriock plans to turn a female candidate surge into an 2018 electoral wave.