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Building a Feminist White House

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At this year’s PAC fundraiser at the 2014 National NOW Conference, members helped NOWPAC build our own little White House. Our goal? To begin the tough work of ensuring that a feminist take the real White House in 2016! The fundraiser was a huge success, with funds going to NOWPAC projects like the Feminist Field Force.

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Right-Wing Extremism on the Rise

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As well-established conservative leaders falter and fail, even more right-wing candidates like Brat and McDaniel are rising to take their place. The GOP proves, yet again, that it is dysfunctional, divided, and increasingly extremist.

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Incumbent in Mississippi Runoff Aims for More Than Just G.O.P. Votes

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Mississippi is holding a runoff election on June 24 with Senator Thad Cochran and State Senator Chris McDaniel both fighting for votes. As voter turnout is generally much lower in runoffs than in primaries, Cochran may have trouble bringing voters to the polls while Tea Party supporters of McDaniel are more likely to cast a ballot.

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GOP Senate Candidate Led Firm Cited for Gender Pay Discrimination

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GOP Senate candidate and former Dollar General CEO David Purdue led the polls in the Georgia primary, but his company’s sexist practices call his integrity into question. Under Purdue, Dollar General faced multiple lawsuits, and in 2011 paid over $15 million in settlements to women who had been discriminated against by the company.

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Mitch McConnell’s Big Mitch Problem

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With approval ratings below 30 percent and a strong challenge by Kentucky’s Democratic secretary of state Alison Lundergan Grimes, Mitch McConnell faces a tough race this November. His biggest problem? Voters in Kentucky just don’t like him.

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