politics

Vermont has never sent a woman to Congress. That could soon change.

Sen. Leahy’s retirement could open a path for a woman to make history

What Youngkin’s win means for abortion rights in Virginia

The governor-elect has promised to go ‘on offense’ on abortion

Women won NYC Council seats in historic numbers. Here’s how three of them got elected.

The first Muslim woman elected, one of the first queer Black women elected and an Afro-Latina tell their stories

Antiabortion activists say the Texas ban is a triumph, even if the Supreme Court strikes it down

‘The eyes of the country, the eyes of the world, are on us,’ said one director of an antiabortion group

Lawmakers are racing to mimic the Texas abortion law in their own states. They say the bills will fly through.

‘Copycat bills’ are a tradition that has been a hallmark of the antiabortion movement for decades

She was a stripper during college. Now she’s running for Congress and sharing her story.

Alexandra Hunt, 28, just kicked off her run for Pennsylvania’s 3rd District

Texas is in the spotlight. But transgender activists say their fight feels uniquely grueling and ‘lonely.’

More than 40 bills aimed at curbing trans rights have been filed in the past 10 months alone

With most abortions illegal in Texas, crisis pregnancy centers see an opportunity

Crisis pregnancy centers are largely faith-based and explicitly antiabortion in their mission

Rep. Terri Sewell’s voting rights bill just passed the House. Meet the Black women who paved her way.

As Women’s Equality Day is celebrated, the legacy of Black women’s fight for voting protections lives on

Adela Raz spent her career representing the Afghan government. What she feels now is ‘beyond pain.’

The 35-year-old assumed the role of Afghan ambassador to the United States only a month ago