elections

Rep. Elise Stefanik goes against GOP establishment in her efforts to recruit Republican women to Congress

Stefanik launched a new political action committee that runs counter to GOP practices

Lucy McBath’s political career was inspired by tragedy. Listen to her speak about gun violence in this podcast.

McBath’s 17-year-old son was killed in a shooting in 2012

Eight white-majority districts elected black members of Congress this year. That’s big news.

Historically, black representatives have been elected from majority-minority districts

This 31-year-old speech therapist was fed up with the education system. So she ran for office in Arizona — and won.

The main thing Kathy Hoffman had going for her was her own tenacity

What Kyrsten Sinema’s win as the first openly bisexual U.S. senator means for politics

The LGBTQ community’s midterm victories were a rejection of Trump

The top 5 Democratic women who may run for president, ranked

Dozens of Democrats are interested; here are possible contenders

Why electing two Native American women to Congress is about more than making history

It’s about asserting indigenous women’s ancestral right to leadership

Several women just won elections. Hopefully this will be unremarkable someday.

Equal representation shouldn’t be a statement, but an everyday occurrence

The midterms are over, but there’s a lot of work to be done. Here’s what progressive white women have to do.

I am angry that so many white women are still voting for sexist and racist Republicans