Tag: Money

Emily’s List Makes a Push With Millennial Women for Hillary

Jay Newton-Small, TIME – March 4, 2016

Enter Emily’s List, the largest women’s political group in the country. They are backing Clinton, and in a new push this week, previewed exclusively for TIME, the organization is starting #Sheswithus: a movement of young women online talking about why they support Clinton. The first group of testimonials went live Thursday on Medium.

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Outside Money More Potent Issue than Gender in 2016

Ken Thomas and Emily Swanson, Associated Press – February 26, 2016

Hillary Clinton could be the nation’s first female president. Bernie Sanders warns of the role of super PACs in politics. While the two themes have become a big part of their primary contest, Americans view the issues very differently.

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Sanders Campaign Says it Has More Women Donors than Clinton

Vanessa Williams, The Washington Post – November 25, 2015

So what if 60 percent of Hillary Clinton campaign donors are women? Bernie Sanders’s campaign says that more women have given money to the Vermont senator’s insurgent campaign. As of the last reporting period at the end of September, some 301,154 women gave money to Sanders in his quest for the Democratic presidential nomination, according to his campaign. That would top the approximately 240,000 women who have given money to Clinton since she launched her campaign.

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Men Dominate in Political Giving; Hillary Clinton’s Donors Are an Exception

Jeremy B. Merrill, New York Times – The Upshot – October 14, 2015

More women vote than men, and it has been true for decades. But women lag way behind men in another measure of political participation. Only about 30 percent of big donors to campaigns are women, which, in an election that’s forecast to feed on billions of dollars of donations, is a gender gap in political influence.

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Independent Groups Allied with Hillary Clinton Launching Effort to Mobilize Female Voters

Matea Gold, Washington Post – August 17, 2015

Priorities USA Action, the lead super PAC backing Clinton, is working with Emily’s List to raise more than $20 million to reach women in battleground states through paid advertising and other voter outreach, The Washington Post has learned. The involvement of Emily’s List will be conducted through Madam President, a project of its independent expenditure arm.

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Clinton First, Trump Last on Share of Funds From Women

Alex Lazar, OpenSecrets.com – July 27, 2015

Whatever Hillary Clinton‘s gender gap may be in the polls, she’s able to raise money from men and women in roughly equal amounts — which puts her way ahead of the presidential candidate pack when it comes to bringing in contributions from her own sex.

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