midterms 2018

Krysten Sinema wins in Arizona to become the state’s first female senator

Democrats have captured a longtime GOP Senate seat with her win

From campaigning on horseback to championing labor rights: Meet the first women elected to Congress

Jeannette Rankin, a suffragist, became the first woman elected to the House in 1917

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

Stacey Abrams’s sea-blue dress matters. Here’s why.

Appearance is political — and sometimes discussing it is necessary

In the midterms, where did antiabortion activists win — and where did they lose?

Antiabortion measures passed in these two states, but were defeated in another

Anti-gun violence activist Lucy McBath, a Democrat, triumphs in a red Georgia district

Republican Rep. Karen Handel conceded defeat Thursday morning

Democrats just won the House. What comes next for party leader Nancy Pelosi?

Her path to becoming Speaker of the House is uncertain