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Trump has surrounded himself with men who mistreat women

President Trump surrounds himself with men who have been accused of assaulting women, and he himself has been accused of misconduct by dozens of women. Corey Lewandowski, Andy Puzder, Steve Bannon, David Sorensen, and now most recently Rob Porter have all been accused of mistreatment of...

2140/365 = nearly 6 lies a day.

President Trump is increasing government dysfunction and widening political divisions with his loose tongue and lack of leadership. He is also tarnishing America’s system of values and global image. Since taking office, our president has made 2,140 false or misleading claims on a range of topics...

Everything that happened these last weeks…

What we've accomplished together these last few months is truly remarkable. We've earned endorsements from powerhouse organizations like Emily's List, have had articles written about us in the New York Times, Sun Sentinel, and Miami Herald, and we even made the cover of Time Magazine! We also...

Mary is on the cover of Time Magazine!

Mary and a whole group of first-time women candidates just made the cover of Time Magazine! The cover story, titled “The Avengers,” highlights the record-breaking number of women who are running for office to change the status quo. We are so proud of Mary’s passion and strength,...

How would Dr. King respond to this president

Today, as we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I find myself asking how Dr. King would confront a president such as ours and how he would handle all the divisiveness and malcontent created by this White House. The increasing vitriol and hate I see in...

Jeff Sessions’ War on Marijuana

I spent nearly a decade as a judge in Florida, and a decade prior as a federal public defender - I've seen firsthand the human (and financial) costs of the failed "War on Drugs". At a time where our politics is the most divided in recent...

US News: 5 Candidates To Watch in 2018

If there's even a modest Democratic wave in 2018, it will begin off the sunny coast of Miami Beach, in Florida's 27th District – the bluest seat in the country currently occupied by a Republican. The catch? That Republican, Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, is retiring after serving...

US female political empowerment is at a 10 year low

It's sad, that in 2017 a gender gap still exists in 144 countries including the United States. The scary part is, it's widening—not getting better. Economic opportunities, educational attainment, political participation, and health outcomes are all areas where women remain significantly worse off than men. In...

Did you know this about Alabama?

Without question, Roy Moore was one of the most abhorrent candidates conceivable and Senator-elect Doug Jones ran a pitch-perfect campaign. However, did you know that Jones had six times the advertising dollars on air? (And he still only won by a small margin.) Jones’ ability to communicate—to...