Danielle Kurtzleben

Danielle Kurtzleben appears in the following:

The New Congress Has A Record Number Of Women — But Very Few Republican Women

Thursday, January 03, 2019

While Democratic women are smashing records for serving in office, the GOP is grappling with how — and how much — to work on boosting its women candidates.

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As The Total Number Of Women In Congress Reaches An All-Time High, GOP Numbers Drop

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

The number of Republican women in Congress is dropping as Democrats seat even more female members. Republican women say their party hasn't done enough to recruit strong candidates and support them.

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Here Are The 'Outside The Box' Progressive Ideas 2020 Democrats Are Pitching

Friday, December 14, 2018

The likely Democratic presidential pack is embracing ambitious economic policies, like Medicare for all and a $15 minimum wage. Those policies could drive the big debates during the 2020 primaries.

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Democrats Won The Suburbs. Now They Have To Hold Them

Friday, November 23, 2018

Many of the party's newly-won suburban House districts are previous GOP strongholds that flipped by tiny margins. Republicans are already preparing to take them back.

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Michelle Obama Tells The Story Of 'Becoming' Herself — And The Struggle To Hang On

Friday, November 09, 2018

The former first lady's new book is a story about her history, how that influenced who she is — and learning to adapt after agreeing to let that life be hijacked by politics.

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Michelle Obama On Trump's Birtherism And Her Own Story In 'Becoming'

Friday, November 09, 2018

Leaks from Michelle Obama's new memoir, Becoming, are appearing ahead of next week's release date. The former first lady denounces Trump, but spends most of the book telling her own story.

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A Record Number Of Women Will Serve In Congress (With Potentially More To Come)

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

A record-breaking year of female candidates and nominees will culminate in a record-breaking number of female legislators on Capitol Hill next year.

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A List Of Firsts For Women In This Year's Midterm Elections

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

The next Congress will include the first Muslim women, the first Native American women, and the youngest woman ever elected to that body.

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Female Democratic House Candidates Set For A Much Easier Election Day Than GOP Women

Saturday, November 03, 2018

A new NPR analysis shows that nearly 3 in 10 non-incumbent Democratic women are in races that either lean their way or are toss-ups. The same is true for only around 1 in 10 non-incumbent GOP women.

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Roughly 80 Percent Of Americans Scared Political Incivility Will Lead To More Violence

Thursday, November 01, 2018

A new NPR, PBS Newshour Marist poll shows that eight in 10 Americans are scared about political incivility leading to more violence, but that Americans also view these events through a partisan lens.

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2018 Is The Year Democrats Got Comfortable Talking Health Care Again

Thursday, October 25, 2018

In their closing arguments to voters, Democrats are attacking Republicans for trying to roll back popular Obamacare provisions. Republicans are shooting back with a focus on pre-existing conditions.

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Health Care Debate Over Pre-Existing Conditions Heats Up As Midterms Near

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Health care is a top issue for voters heading into the midterm elections. The arguments on each side have gotten heated, particularly over pre-existing conditions and government-run care.

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Poll Finds Wide Partisan Gaps On America's Biggest Problems

Thursday, October 18, 2018

A new Pew poll shows that there are few issues that Democrats and Republicans agree need to be fixed — and even then, they often don't agree on how to fix them.

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Will Kavanaugh Controversy Play A Role In Arizona Senate Race?

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Arizona has one of the most hard fought 2018 Senate races. Democrats need to flip the seat if they have any chance to win a majority. The GOP is energized following Justice Kavanaugh's confirmation.

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Poll: Rural Americans Rattled By Opioid Epidemic; Many Want Government Help

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

A poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health finds opioid abuse a top issue for rural Americans.

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Women Veterans Show Off Fighter Jets In Campaign Ads, But Also Their Minivans

Thursday, October 04, 2018

This year, 12 women veterans are nominees for the House. Many are highlighting not only their military service, but their experiences as mothers.

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President Trump Mocks Christine Blasey Ford, Returning To A Tactic He Has Used Before

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

President Trump took to mocking Christine Blasey Ford, one woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. He has denigrated women who accused or opposed him in the past.

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'Good And Mad' Explores Women's Anger At A Pivotal Moment

Monday, October 01, 2018

It hardly needs saying that women's anger (more from one political party) has been roiling since the 2016 election. Rebecca Traister's new book explores the history and politics involved.

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How Testimonies From Kavanaugh And Blasey Ford Unfolded Before The Senate

Thursday, September 27, 2018

On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard from Christine Blasey Ford, who alleges that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her, and Kavanaugh, who denied the allegations.

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Kavanaugh And Christine Blasey Ford Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee

Thursday, September 27, 2018

On Thursday, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony from Christine Blasey Ford, who claims Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were both in high school. In his own testimony, Kavanaugh denied those claims.

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