Emily's List

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Progressive candidate Jessica Cisneros
"We're proud that presidential candidates are taking a close look at South Texas as we fight to turn Texas blue in November—and that they know we're the only candidate in this race who will champion Democratic values in Washington."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"Money should not be a factor for what makes a woman a worthwhile candidate."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Marie Newman
"She will be a powerful voice for upholding Roe v. Wade at a disturbing moment...


Another one for the party of Gross Old Predators: Jim Knoblach, a powerful, scuzzy Minnesota GOP state rep known for pushing multiple anti-choice bills, abruptly ended his re-election campaign after an MPR story detailed harrowing charges by his grown daughter that he sexually abused her for over a decade. Why don't women report? She did; read of his incessant grinding and touching and kissing even as she sought help from family, school, church and police. A brave young woman.