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Sep 27, 2018
Women making strides in Pennsylvania politics
Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette With a wide smile, state Rep. Leanne Krueger-Braneky exclaimed, “This is the future of the Legislature, ...
Sep 19, 2018
These are the eight Pennsylvania State Senate races you should be paying attention to right now
This one’s for all the marbles. The race for governor, Congress and U.S. Senate might be grabbing all the headlines in this very dramatic ...
Aug 28, 2018
Pittsburgh City Paper
State House candidate Michele Knoll and the momentum of female politicians in Pa.
Knoll is part of cohort that could drastically change Allegheny County’s female representation in Harrisburg In this election cycle, women ...
Aug 2, 2018
Pa. millennials are sick of the BS in Harrisburg — so they’re running for office
Ethan Keedy is a member of Connellsville City Council, the owner of a pizza shop in the Fayette County city, a substitute teacher, and a candidate ...
May 4, 2018
An Unprecedented Number of Women are Running for Political Office in Pennsylvania
Women, particularly Democrats, are determined to break the “good old boys network” by seeking political office in Pennsylvania, where the number of ...
Mar 8, 2018
98 Democratic Women File Petitions for State Legislature
As Democrats look to increase their numbers in the state Senate and House, 98 Democratic women have filed petitions to be on the ballot in the May ...
Mar 7, 2018
21 Emerge Pennsylvania Women Running for Office in 2018
Philadelphia – Emerge Pennsylvania, the state’s premier organization for recruiting and training Democratic women to run for office, announced ...
Feb 20, 2018
Board Member Spotlight : Caitlin Handerhan
Emerge Pennsylvania has trained dozens of talented and driven women to run for office, but the driving force behind the organization are the board ...
Feb 8, 2018
My Family’s American History
My father has lived in the United States for 37 years. He came here on the heels of the Vietnam War, as a refugee. He rarely shares details about ...
Jan 31, 2018
The Daily Pennsylvanian
Penn Grad Jennifer O’Mara Joins Record Number of Women Running for Office in 2018
The 2018 midterms will see an unprecedented number of women running for office — a demographic that currently makes up only 18.5 percent of ...