Tag: Women’s Organizations

Women’s Groups Revel in Idea of Clinton-Warren Ticket

Sarah Wheaton, Politico – June 10, 2016

No handwringing here: The possibility of Hillary Clinton picking Sen. Elizabeth Warren as her running mate is lighting up Democrat-aligned women’s groups, who have no qualms about the political risks of a two-woman ticket. The women who have devoted their careers to getting a woman in the White House say they think the country is ready for two at once — if Clinton decides that Warren is the best choice.

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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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Surprise: Women Won’t Vote For Misogynists

Lilli Petersen, Refinery 29 – January 28, 2016

The voters were asked the question, “One candidate for president has called women ‘fat pigs,’ ‘dogs,’ ‘slobs,’ ‘disgusting animals,’ and ‘bimbos.’ If you generally supported this candidate’s decisions on policies, how likely would you be to vote for him?” Across party lines, women consistently said that they would not vote for that candidate; 91% of Democratic women said that they would be unlikely to or would not vote for that candidate, and 73% of Republican women said that candidate had lost their vote.

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Pro-life Women: ‘Disgusted’ By Donald Trump, ‘He Has Impugned Dignity of Women’

Dr. Susan Berry, Breitbart News – January 27, 2016

“America will only be a great nation when we have leaders of strong character who will defend both unborn children and the dignity of women. We cannot trust Donald Trump to do either. Therefore we urge our fellow citizens to support an alternative candidate.”

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Sanders Walks Back Planned Parenthood, Clinton ‘Establishment’ Comments

Kasie Hunt, MSNBC – January 21, 2016

Planned Parenthood, the Human Rights Campaign and other progressive groups that have endorsed Hillary Clinton are not part of the political establishment, Sen. Bernie Sanders said Thursday, walking back comments he made earlier this week on MSNBC. “That’s not what I meant,” Sanders told NBC News in an interview during his campaign swing through the first-in-the-nation primary state. “We’re a week out in the election, and the Clinton people will try to spin these things.”

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Clinton Hits Sanders Over Planned Parenthood Comments

David Wright, CNN – January 20, 2016

“Really Senator Sanders?” Clinton tweeted, citing the Twitter handles for Planned Parenthood and the Human Rights Campaign. “How can you say that groups like @PPact and @HRC are part of the ‘establishment’ you’re taking on? –H.”

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Clinton Runs as Reproductive Rights Favorite in Iowa and N.H.

Sharon Jones, Women’s eNews – January 20, 2016

Unlike most advocacy groups, who wait until the general election before making an endorsement, the country’s two leading reproductive rights groups have already jumped in to back Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

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NARAL Endorses Hillary Clinton, Making Up for 2008 Snub

Adam Howard, MSNBC – January 5, 2016

In a sign of the strength of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, NARAL Pro-Choice America endorsed her candidacy on Tuesday. “I am honored to earn the endorsement of NARAL Pro-Choice America PAC. As one of our country’s leading advocates for reproductive rights, NARAL’s work is more important than ever,” Clinton said in a statement on Tuesday. “I will stand with NARAL and women across the country in defending access to abortion, contraception, and sex education. I will stand with NARAL in advocating for policies that help women and families. The stakes could not be higher in this election, and I am grateful to the more than 1 million members of NARAL for their support,” she added.

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U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce Endorses Hillary Clinton

PR Newswire – December 3, 2015

“I am proud to announce the endorsement of the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 U.S. Presidential race,” states Margot Dorfman, CEO of the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce. “Secretary Clinton is an experienced and accomplished leader committed to championing the economic advancement of American small businesses, women-owned businesses, workers and families.”

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Women’s Economic Organization Backs Clinton

Lisa Lerer, Associated Press – December 3, 2015

Hillary Clinton has won the endorsements of North America’s Building Trades and the U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce, giving her the public backing of two large organizations as she works to make rebuilding roads and bridges and women’s economic issues central to her campaign.

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