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In Delaware County, a historic race looms as Democrats seek their first council majority

For generations, there was no surer political bet in Southeastern Pennsylvania than Delaware County. Party bosses and watchdogs could rest assured ...
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Councilwoman Diaz announces run for 13th state Senate district

Lancaster City Councilwoman Janet Diaz announced her bid for state Senate on Saturday. Diaz is running as a Democrat in the 13th senatorial district, ...
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‘Everything inside of me broke’: Newly elected Pa. lawmaker wants the Capitol to confront gun violence

The first time violence tore through state Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell’s family, she was 8 years old. Her father was shot and died in her mother’s ...
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  • News Article
  • May 24, 2019
  • WNEP

Rothchild May be a First for Scranton

Voters in Scranton took a step toward making history in Tuesday night’s election. One of the winners of the Democratic nomination for city ...
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  • Press Release
  • May 20, 2019

Twenty Women Running in the Democratic Primaries Received Emerge Pennsylvania Training

Emerge Pennsylvania alumnae and current class members will appear on the ballot for almost every level of local office in the ...
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  • News Article
  • Apr 4, 2019
  • Elle

Movita Johnson-Harrell Is Now the First Muslim Woman in the Pennsylvania State Legislature

As told to Madison Feller Historically, women have needed to be convinced to enter politics. But since the 2016 presidential election, thousands of ...
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  • Press Release
  • Mar 13, 2019

Emerge Pennsylvania Alumna, Movita Johnson-Harrell Wins Special Election

The newly elected State Representative is the first Muslim Woman Elected to the PA House. PHILADELPHIA – Women’s History Month is usually about ...
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‘Breakthrough moment’: Anti-Trump fires forge historic field of 2020 women

The roster of female officeholders vying for the Democratic nomination now numbers five, more than in any presidential primary election in ...
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  • Press Release
  • Nov 9, 2018

Emerge Pennsylvania Seeks New Executive Director

The next Executive Director will lead the premier training program and candidate pipeline for Democratic women in Pennsylvania. HARRISBURG – During ...
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Democratic women make inroads in Pennsylvania and across America

For a large sector of the electorate it was payback time. On Tuesday, the blue wave had strong pink undertones. Democrats accomplished their goal of ...
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