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May 11, 2021 at 8:01 PM

Fox News gives Brian Kemp a national audience to attack Stacey Abrams

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   Georgia Governor Brian Kemp recently returned to Fox News to do what he does best: Attack Stacey Abrams. Kemp accused Abrams of driving a “woke cancel culture movement” too far and “lying” about the voter suppression bill he …
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May 10, 2021 at 2:01 PM

The ultra-rich are scared of Elizabeth Warren

A Woman's Place         John,   Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a longtime champion for working families, recently tweeted, “We can invest in a future for all American families -- including universal child care and universal pre-K -- with a small wealth tax on fortunes…
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May 9, 2021 at 8:00 PM

Allowing Matt Gaetz to stay in power is inexcusable

A Woman's Place         John,   Joel Greenberg, one of Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz's former allies, tried to get a blanket pardon from Trump by confessing to his crimes and exposing Gaetz to the Justice Department.   “They know Gaetz paid me to pay the girls and t…
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May 8, 2021 at 2:01 PM

POLITICO: “Kamala Harris remains a largely misunderstood figure”

A Woman's Place         John,   According to POLITICO, after 100 days in office, VP Kamala Harris remains largely misunderstood among Americans.   VP Harris is navigating uncharted territory as the first Black and AAPI woman to ever hold her post. But in just …
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May 6, 2021 at 3:01 PM

Lucy McBath’s blue seat in deep-red Georgia

A Woman's Place         John --   In 2020, you helped us defend Rep. Lucy McBath's seat in what was considered the deep-red suburbs of Georgia -- and the GOP took notice. Now she's on the NRCC's target list for the 2022 cycle, and we need your help to make sur…
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May 5, 2021 at 2:01 PM

56 House Republicans vs. Catherine Cortez Masto

A Woman's Place         John --   56 House Republicans voted to overturn Nevada's election results on January 6, after a deadly Capitol insurrection that cost five lives.   As the election results were certified, Nevada Democratic senator Catherine Cortez Mast…
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May 4, 2021 at 11:01 PM

Sen. John Kennedy had to learn the hard way not to mess with Stacey Abrams

A Woman's Place         John,   Sen. John Kennedy thought he was proving his point when he condescendingly asked voting rights activist Stacey Abrams if she thought Georgia's new voter restriction bill was “racist.”   When Abrams calmly replied that it was, th…
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May 3, 2021 at 10:30 PM

Sen. John Kennedy learned the hard way not to mess with Stacey Abrams

A Woman's Place         John,   Sen. John Kennedy thought he was proving his point when he condescendingly asked voting rights activist Stacey Abrams if she thought Georgia's new voter restriction bill was “racist.”   When Abrams calmly replied that it was, th…
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May 2, 2021 at 10:30 PM

Sen. John Kennedy had to learn not to mess with Stacey Abrams the hard way

A Woman's Place         John,   Sen. John Kennedy thought he was proving his point when he condescendingly asked voting rights activist Stacey Abrams if she thought Georgia's new voter restriction bill was “racist.”   When Abrams calmly replied that it was, th…
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May 1, 2021 at 9:01 PM

We’ll lose the majority to McConnell if we fail to protect these seats

A Woman's Place         John, Republicans only need to flip one Senate seat to take back the majority next year. If they succeed, Mitch McConnell will rule the Senate for the remainder of Biden's presidency. Every one of Biden's most ambitious proposals -- from…
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April 30, 2021 at 9:01 PM

Why the GOP attacks Stacey Abrams

A Woman's Place         John,   The GOP and conservative media outlets know that misogynistic attacks against progressive women, especially women of color, are a driving force for their supporters.   When Stacey Abrams used her power to flip Georgia blue and u…
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April 30, 2021 at 7:01 PM

Expanding our House majority means flipping Texas blue next week

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   Shawn Lassiter, a nonprofit organizer and former teacher, is running to flip Texas' 6th district in a special election on May 1.   This race is our best chance to flip Texas blue and expand our razor-thin House majority ahead…
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April 30, 2021 at 2:01 PM

Nikki Fried knows we can flip Trump’s favorite state blue

A Woman's Place         John,:   Nikki Fried, the only statewide elected Democrat in Florida, made it clear that the only reason we didn't flip the state blue in 2020 is because Democrats lost support for grassroots campaigning, so in many “ways we conceded th…
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April 30, 2021 at 12:01 AM

Nikki Fried is gaining points on Trump’s favorite Floridian

A Woman's Place         John, here's an exciting update on flipping Florida blue:     Source: Daily Kos   According to FiveThirtyEight and a St. Pete poll, Florida Democrat Nikki Fried is virtually tied in the governor's race with Ron DeSantis, the anti-democ…
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April 28, 2021 at 6:01 PM

Tonight’s historic speech

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   Joe Biden's first address to Congress is coming at a time when our country needs direction the most.   Nearly four months after the deadly insurrection in the Capitol, we're still struggling to overcome the damage brought on …
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April 22, 2021 at 9:01 PM

The Party of White Supremacy

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene hoped to promote “uniquely Anglo-Saxon political traditions” in Congress with her “America First Caucus.”   The project was shut down within 24 hours, but not before a number of Republicans…
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April 22, 2021 at 2:01 PM

Expanding our House majority means flipping Texas next week

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   Shawn Lassiter, a nonprofit organizer and former teacher, is running to flip Texas' 6th district in a special election on May 1.   This race is our best chance to flip Texas blue and expand our razor-thin House majority ahead…
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April 21, 2021 at 11:01 PM

Nikki Fried is gaining points on Donald Trump’s favorite Floridian

A Woman's Place         John, here's an exciting update on flipping Florida blue:     Source: Daily Kos   According to FiveThirtyEight and a St. Pete poll, Florida Democrat Nikki Fried is virtually tied in the governor's race with Ron DeSantis, the anti-democ…
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April 20, 2021 at 9:00 PM

Nikki Fried is gaining points on Trump’s favorite governor

A Woman's Place         John, here's an exciting update on flipping Florida blue:     Source: Daily Kos   According to FiveThirtyEight and a St. Pete poll, Florida Democrat Nikki Fried is virtually tied in the governor's race with Ron DeSantis, the anti-democ…
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April 20, 2021 at 7:01 PM

Elizabeth Warren’s not letting Biden off the hook

A Woman's Place         John,   Senator Elizabeth Warren is piling the pressure on Biden to forgive up to $50,000 in student debt per borrower. In her words, “America is facing a student loan time bomb that, when it explodes, could throw millions of families o…
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April 19, 2021 at 8:02 PM

Nikki Fried is gaining points on Trump’s favorite Floridian

A Woman's Place         John, here's an exciting update on flipping Florida blue:     Source: Daily Kos   According to FiveThirtyEight and a St. Pete poll, Florida Democrat Nikki Fried is virtually tied in the governor's race with Ron DeSantis, the anti-democ…
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April 17, 2021 at 9:02 PM

MSNBC: White women amplify male oppressors

A Woman's Place         John,   MSNBC: “White women in the United States have often wielded their collective power to support and amplify white male oppressors. Gaetz is just the latest politician to receive their cover.”   Accusations against Florida Rep. Mat…
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April 16, 2021 at 9:01 PM

Trump could be back on Facebook soon

A Woman's Place           Hi John,   Mark Zuckerberg and his friends at Facebook “indefinitely” banned Trump from posting on their platform after he used it to incite a deadly mob to break into the Capitol. But now, Facebook's Oversight Board is considering let…
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April 15, 2021 at 10:45 PM

Facebook might let Trump post again

A Woman's Place           Hi John,   Mark Zuckerberg and his friends at Facebook “indefinitely” banned Trump from posting on their platform after he used it to incite a deadly mob to break into the Capitol. But now, Facebook's Oversight Board is considering let…
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April 15, 2021 at 2:01 PM

A GOP majority would kill the Violence Against Women Act

A Woman's Place           John,   Less than 24 hours after a mass shooter murdered seven women in Atlanta, GA, 172 House Republicans voted to block the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) -- a historic bill that created and expanded the first federal protections …
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April 14, 2021 at 4:01 PM

Facebook might overturn Trump’s ban

A Woman's Place           Hi John,   Mark Zuckerberg and his friends at Facebook “indefinitely” banned Trump from posting on their platform after he used it to incite a deadly mob to break into the Capitol. But now, Facebook's Oversight Board is considering let…
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April 13, 2021 at 5:01 PM

Brian Kemp blames Stacey Abrams for boycotts in Georgia

A Woman's Place         That's right John,   Georgia governor Brian Kemp held an entire press conference to blame Stacey Abrams and voting rights activists for the recent boycotts in Georgia, despite them stemming from a law that he passed.   According to Kemp…
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April 13, 2021 at 2:01 PM

Republicans will do anything to defeat Stacey Abrams

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   Stacey Abrams hasn't even announced her candidacy for governor of Georgia, but Republicans are so scared of her that they've already created a “Stop Stacey” coalition for 2022.   The group smears Abrams as a “leader of the Ra…
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April 12, 2021 at 11:01 PM

Gov. Kemp blames Stacey Abrams for boycotts in Georgia

A Woman's Place         That's right John,   Georgia governor Brian Kemp held an entire press conference to blame Stacey Abrams and voting rights activists for the recent boycotts in Georgia, despite them stemming from a law that he passed.   According to Kemp…
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April 12, 2021 at 7:01 PM

Mitch McConnell has his eyes on Nevada

A Woman's Place         John --   Nevada Senator Catherine Cortez Masto won her seat by just 2 points in 2016, and Mitch McConnell seems to think flipping her seat will be the easiest way to retake the Senate.   Republicans just launched a new series of attack…
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April 10, 2021 at 6:01 PM

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

A Woman's Place         Hi John: We'll keep this brief.   If we don't protect every single Democratic Senator up for reelection in 2022, we'll have to hand the Senate Majority Leader seat back to Mitch McConnell.   You know we can't let that happen, not after …
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April 9, 2021 at 4:01 PM

We can flip Texas blue and expand our House majority by next month

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   We have big plans for our Elect Bold Women Fund -- from supporting Stacey Abrams for governor in Georgia to recruiting progressive women to unseat right-wing Republicans in Washington.   But first we want to bring your attent…
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April 8, 2021 at 2:03 PM

Kemp blames Stacey Abrams for boycotts in Georgia

A Woman's Place         That's right John,   Georgia governor Brian Kemp held an entire press conference to blame Stacey Abrams and voting rights activists for the recent boycotts in Georgia, despite them stemming from a law that he passed.   According to Kemp…
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April 7, 2021 at 7:01 PM

Nikki Fried is challenging the “future of the Republican party”

A Woman's Place         John,   Donald Trump had a quick answer when reporters asked him who he saw as the “future” of the Republican Party: Florida governor Ron DeSantis.   We know why DeSantis is Trump's new favorite, even if he might not be on your radar ju…
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April 7, 2021 at 2:02 PM

Democrats are giving Lauren Boebert a run for her money

A Woman's Place         John --   The numbers are in, and it looks like we have a strong chance to unseat right-wing Rep. Lauren Boebert next year.   We've been blown away by what grassroots Democrats were able to accomplish in the 55 days between Kerry Donova…
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April 7, 2021 at 12:00 AM

Kemp disenfranchises voters to try and beat Abrams -- again

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a voter suppression law to help himself defeat voting rights champion Stacey Abrams in 2022.   That's what happens when a Black progressive organizer uses her power to turn out a record numb…
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April 6, 2021 at 10:01 PM

Matt Gaetz oversees the DOJ while under federal investigation for sex trafficking a minor

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   According to The New York Times, “Representative Matt Gaetz, Republican of Florida and a close ally of former President Donald J. Trump, is being investigated by the Justice Department over whether he had a sexual relationshi…
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April 6, 2021 at 8:01 PM

Nikki Fried is already taking on the “future of the Republican party”

A Woman's Place         John,   Donald Trump had a quick answer when reporters asked him who he saw as the “future” of the Republican Party: Florida governor Ron DeSantis.   We know why DeSantis is Trump's new favorite, even if he might not be on your radar ju…
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April 5, 2021 at 7:01 PM

Kemp signs laws to help him beat Stacey Abrams

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a voter suppression law to help himself defeat voting rights champion Stacey Abrams in 2022.   That's what happens when a Black progressive organizer uses her power to turn out a record numb…
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April 5, 2021 at 2:01 PM

Nikki Fried is taking on the “future of the Republican party”

A Woman's Place         John,   Donald Trump had a quick answer when reporters asked him who he saw as the “future” of the Republican Party: Florida governor Ron DeSantis.   We know why DeSantis is Trump's new favorite, even if he might not be on your radar ju…
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April 4, 2021 at 2:01 PM

A quick update on our fight to protect the Senate

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   Last month, Mary Gay wrote to you to share her concerns about Nevada Senator Catherine Cortez Masto and protecting vulnerable women in the Senate -- and you stepped up big time.   Because of you, we've been able to push resou…
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April 3, 2021 at 2:01 PM

GA governor signs law to help himself beat Stacey Abrams

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   Just last week, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a voter suppression law to help himself defeat voting rights champion Stacey Abrams in 2022.   That's what happens when a Black progressive organizer uses her power to turnou…
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April 1, 2021 at 2:01 PM

We need to hear from you, John:

A Woman's Place         Democrats have delivered on a number of key issues: helping Americans through the pandemic with the American Rescue Plan, passing the Equality Act and the For the People Act in the House, and ending family separations at the border.   B…
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March 31, 2021 at 6:01 PM

McConnell is doing a bad job hiding the GOP’s war on voting rights

A Woman's Place         Hi John,   Speaking out against Democratic voting rights legislation, Mitch McConnell shamelessly claimed that Democrats' efforts were unnecessary because “states are not engaging in trying to suppress voters, whatsoever.”   And yet, ju…
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March 30, 2021 at 7:01 PM

NBC: Democrats move to expel Marjorie Taylor Greene from Congress

A Woman's Place         John,   According to NBC News, Democrats have introduced a resolution to remove Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from the House because she “advocated violence against our peers.”   That is an understatement. Green has threatened to shoot Sp…
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March 30, 2021 at 5:01 PM

The Violence Against Women Act was opposed by 172 Republicans

A Woman's Place         John —   Last week, the House voted on a number of key bills for women's rights. Among them was the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act — landmark legislation that created lifechanging protections for victims of domestic v…
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March 29, 2021 at 11:00 PM

I’m thinking of their stories today, John

There's no way around it: The recent mass shooting in Atlanta targeted Asian women and was a clear act of hatred.   They were mothers, business owners, veterans — valued members of their communities.   Like you, I was horrified to hear Capt. Jay Baker of the Cherokee County Sheriff's office j…
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March 29, 2021 at 6:01 PM

172 Republicans wanted to stop the Violence Against Women Act

A Woman's Place         John —   Last week, the House voted on a number of key bills for women's rights. Among them was the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act — landmark legislation that created lifechanging protections for victims of domestic v…
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March 28, 2021 at 2:00 PM

NYT: “Ron Johnson helps erode confidence in government”

A Woman's Place         John: The New York Times is reporting that Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson has replaced Trump as “the Republican Party's foremost amplifier of conspiracy theories and disinformation.” So we're going to kick him out of the Senate.   Johnso…
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March 27, 2021 at 3:01 PM

172 Republicans tried to stop the Violence Against Women Act:

A Woman's Place         John —   Last week, the House voted on a number of key bills for women's rights. Among them was the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act — landmark legislation that created lifechanging protections for victims of domestic v…