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.
Conservatives lose control of Wisconsin Supreme Court ahead of likely decision on abortion
Tuesday’s race between liberal Janet Protasiewicz and conservative Dan Kelly determined the makeup and partisan lean of a court poised to decide a challenge to the state’s 1849 abortion ban.
Wisconsin Democrats embark on the final sprint of an ‘existential’ fight for Supreme Court
Organizers across the state rallied voters for Tuesday’s election between liberal Janet Protasiewicz and conservative Dan Kelly, which will determine the makeup of a court likely to hear cases on abortion and how the state’s democracy works.
Florida moves one step closer to banning abortion after six weeks
The state Senate approved a bill that would significantly restrict abortion access in the nation’s third most populous state, with significant implications for the South.
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.