WHAT'S HAPPENING

As we gear up to take back the House in 2018, read some of the latest news and blog posts that demand our attention and action.

Jamie McLeod-Skinner for Oregon’s 2nd Congressional District

February 16, 2018 11:08 pm

“I believe that our leadership should represent our communities. It is not acceptable that fewer than 20% of our congressional representatives are women. The hostile legislation and rhetoric toward women that is coming out of Washington, D.C. at this time…

Vangie Williams US Congressional VA 1st District

February 16, 2018 10:29 pm

“Every person eligible to vote should be able to easily, without jumping through hoops, and without intimidation.” – Vangie Williams The American Women’s Party is proud to endorse Vangie Williams for Virginia’s 1st Congressional District. If elected Vangie Williams will…

Sol Flores for Illinois’ 4th Congressional District

January 31, 2018 9:42 pm

“Just as I have for the past 15 years, in Congress I will be a fighter for my constituents and a bridge builder to make real positive change to help move people out of poverty and into the middle class.”…

Amanda Webster for State Representative for the 62nd District in Connecticut

January 31, 2018 9:29 pm

“We should be doing all that we can to make education more equitable to all, which requires removing financial burdens. Teaming up with businesses and colleges to create debt-free college training programs and student-debt forgiveness is a great step in…

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Cathy Myers for Wisconsin’s 1st District

January 26, 2018 5:37 pm

“Decisions about your health should be made by you and your doctor, not corporate executives or politicians. I have always been 100% pro-choice and will never compromise on women’s health.” – Cathy Myers The American Women’s Party is proud to…

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Elaine DiMasi for New York’s 1st District

January 23, 2018 12:36 am

“Reproductive equality means that women should have the right to determine what type of family makes the most sense for them, and this includes the freedom to control and plan their own families. Family freedom for women is a health…

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Sharon Fairley for Illinois Attorney General

January 4, 2018 10:18 pm

“I will be an outspoken advocate for women’s reproductive rights, and also aggressively defend HB 40, which repealed the Illinois Abortion Law of 1975 – a ban on abortion in our state if Roe v. Wade were overturned – and…

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Marie Newman for Illinois’ 3rd District

December 3, 2017 9:27 pm

The American Women’s Party enthusiastically endorses Marie Newman based on her strong platform supporting a women’s right to bodily autonomy, LGBTQ rights, healthcare expansion, and gun sense laws. Newman is challenging anti-choice candidate Dan Lipinski for the Illinois 3rd congressional…

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Stacey Abrams for Georgia Governor

October 17, 2017 3:23 pm

“Stacey Abrams is a force to be reckoned with. The Yale Law School graduate has served in the Georgia General Assembly since 2007, is CEO of her own legal consulting firm, and pens successful romance novels in her spare time.…