Not since 1964 has a Democrat been Washington’s Secretary of State – 48 years. But now we have Kathleen Drew, who is also the only Democratic woman running for an executive statewide office this year. And WA has 9 statewide elected offices.
During Tuesday night’s second Presidential debate, President Obama showcased his impressive track record of expanding opportunities for women and families. From the Affordable Care Act to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, the President made it clear that he has championed policies in support of the improving the economic situation for women and their families.
Once again we’ve rounded up the latest ads from our EMILY's List candidates! With elections right around the corner, our ladies are asking the difficult questions, taking a stand and exposing their opponent’s radical positions. Check out what they have to say:
With less than one month until the Election Day, we’re keeping pretty busy getting some amazing pro-choice Democratic women elected. But the truth is, our hard work won’t matter if people don’t get out there and vote.
In his speech to the Republican convention, Congressman Paul Ryan spoke movingly about the women in his family. With government assistance, his mother, widowed at an early age, was able to pursue her education and career, while raising a family alone. And with help from Medicare, his grandmother was able to spend her last years at home, surrounded by friends and family. Both stories offer powerful testimony to the ability of government programs to help women when they need it most.