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Stacey Abrams on the unequal history of voting rights in America
In a conversation with The 19th, Abrams said the nation’s voting rights are in peril — but there is still time to take action.
In her new book, Katie Hill casts herself as both a villain and the victim in the #MeToo era
Hill spoke with The 19th about her memoir, “She Will Rise,” double standards in American politics and the sexism of the veepstakes.
Sen. Tammy Duckworth discusses Vanessa Guillen, condemns politicization of the military
“I think we’re going to continue to have problems until we have more diversity in the top ranks of the military, until we have more women in leadership,” Duckworth said.
Black women insist that Biden “write us into history”
Interviews with a dozen strategists, activists and voters reveal that many now believe selecting a Black woman to be the vice presidential candidate is a requirement, not a recommendation.
Tennessee primaries add another all-woman U.S. House race to record-breaking tally
Six women will run in congressional House races in the state this November.
More Republican women are running for the U.S. House than ever before. Will they win?
There will be at least 74 Republican women on U.S. House ballots in November, but many of them face political headwinds.
What it takes to build a nonpartisan pipeline for women candidates
In a space dominated by Democratic groups, the LBJ Women’s Campaign School highlights its nonpartisan approach in trying to help more women get elected to office. It’s not that simple.
With Cori Bush, Black Lives Matter could go to Congress
Bush’s primary win in Missouri’s 1st District means the movement could be elevated into federal halls.
Women sweep Democratic congressional primaries in Kansas
Plus: How women fared in primaries in Arizona, Michigan, Missouri and Washington.
Mothers are increasingly running for office. Will COVID-19 sideline their momentum?
The long-term ramifications of the pandemic on political campaigning are still unclear, but there are signs that mothers could be disproportionately affected.