Holding the Line for Women

Inspired by the massive Women’s March movement, encouraged by feminist organizations and energized by passionate volunteers, record numbers of women candidates—many of them first-timers—stepped forward to run for office in the midterm elections. And they won in historic numbers.

Nancy Pelosi Is Still Leader of the Pack

House Leader Nancy Pelosi announced to her caucus Wednesday morning that she will continue to serve as minority leader in the upcoming session of Congress. In a press conference Wednesday morning, Pelosi noted the huge impact women voters had on the outcome of the 2012 election: Yesterday, when we gathered here, I began my comments […]

“The Next Nancy” Takes on a New Leadership Role

Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has been announced as the new chair of the Democratic National Committee. Sometimes referred to as “the next Nancy,” Wasserman Schultz is highly regarded as a hard-working and dedicated legislator who does what is right for women and children. In her new position as DNC chair, she’ll be able to […]