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By Alison McQuade on February 21, 2013
I have an aunt who lives way out in the woods of Nebraska. Chadron, actually, beautiful country, pristine land, amazing wildlife. She doesn’t have a landline at her house – or electricity, for that matter (by choice). And it was only relatively recently that there was a cell tower near enough to allow  her to get a phone with a local provider to have regular phone access. Still, it’s a basic plan, with limited minutes (the two of us get chatty) and between our two schedules, I’m only able to catch up with her once or twice a month. 
By Claire Rychlewski on February 19, 2013
Host of MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry, Melissa Harris-Perry celebrated her show’s one year anniversary by reading aloud from a black notebook various messages that guests had written to her daughter, Parker—and gave EMILY’s List a shout-out in the process! One of Parker’s favorite notes was a message from our own Stephanie Schriock, who had these friendly words of encouragement: “Parker, I hear you are already running for office. You let us know at EMILY’s List and we’re gonna have your back.
By Claire Rychlewski on February 15, 2013
We were pleased to see Cosmopolitan Editor-In-Chief and friend to EMILY’s List Joanna Coles, along with pro-choice ally and former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell on Morning Joe today singing our praises! 
By Claire Rychlewski on February 14, 2013
While the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act has passed through the Senate, we are still waiting on a crucial vote from the House. Remember, last year House Republicans famously allowed the almost-twenty-year-old act to expire for the first time since it became law. They cited objections to extending protections to LGBT, immigrant, and Native American women – objections so strenuous, they allowed protections for all American women to end.
By Stephanie Schriock on February 12, 2013
This piece was originally published in the Huffington Post on Tuesday, February 12, 2013.
By Alison McQuade on February 1, 2013
By Alison McQuade on January 31, 2013
                     
By Alison McQuade on January 27, 2013
10. She is the most traveled Secretary of StateTo date, Hillary Clinton has traveled 949,706 miles over 5 continents. You can read more about all of her trips and see a map of all her travel stops on the State Department’s website. 9. Her fight for Clean Stoves
By Claire Rychlewski on January 27, 2013
The phrase “women get things done,” has never been so applicable. Women have dominated the discourse this week, and EMILY’s List has been in the forefront of many of the exciting things that have been happening. ICYMI, here’s what we’re talking about:
By Staff Writer on January 25, 2013
Lisa Jackson’s tenure as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency is testament to what public service can accomplish. After earning chemical engineering degrees from Tulane and Princeton, Lisa worked her way up from a staff scientist at the EPA. Her commitment to the best science informed her leadership of the agency and set a powerful precedent. 
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