Grace Panetta is a political reporter. She previously worked at Insider for four years covering politics with a focus on elections and voting. She holds a degree in political science from Barnard College.
Wisconsin Supreme Court debate — like much of the race — focuses on abortion
Early voting started Tuesday in the race between liberal Janet Protasiewicz and conservative Dan Kelly, which has become the most expensive judicial race in U.S. history.
White House to host first-ever Jewish women leaders summit to mark Women’s History Month
Several White House officials, including Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff, and 70 Jewish women leaders will convene for the summit in the same week as International Women’s Day and the Jewish holiday Purim.
Republicans could flip a number of Senate seats in 2024. Will women candidates benefit?
Groups dedicated to electing GOP women see an expansive map and a more hands-on campaign committee as an opportunity to propel more women into the U.S. Senate.
‘I can’t wait anymore’: This 25-year-old organizer is betting on young and rural voters to flip North Carolina blue
North Carolina Democrats ousted their incumbent party chair and picked Anderson Clayton to lead them to victory ahead of a key election year in which abortion access is on the line.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot loses reelection bid
Lightfoot, the first Black woman and out LGBTQ+ person to lead Chicago, has failed to make an April runoff, with challengers Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson moving on.
Janet Protasiewicz and Daniel Kelly will face off for crucial Wisconsin Supreme Court seat
The April 4 election will determine the ideological balance of the court and if abortion is legal in the state.
Emily’s List jumps into Wisconsin Supreme Court election with endorsement of liberal judge
The group is backing liberal Judge Janet Protasiewicz in a technically nonpartisan election with major implications for abortion access in the state.
She didn’t want to be the face of the abortion fight. But she ended up as a guest at the State of the Union.
Amanda Zurawski captured the attention of the White House after publicly speaking out about her experience with pregnancy loss — and nearly losing her life due to Texas’ strict abortion ban.
Biden calls out abortion by name and skewers ‘extreme’ bans in State of the Union address
The president promised to veto a national abortion ban if Congress passed one in his first State of the Union address since the Supreme Court’s June ruling that left the legality of abortion up to the states.
A 1993 family and medical leave law was supposed to be just the start. Thirty years later, not much has changed.
The modern shortcomings of FMLA — like the limits to eligibility and the fact that it is unpaid — were the product of legislative compromise built into the structure of the law.