‘The Pink Wave’: The Dems Took Back the House—Thanks to a Record Number of Women Candidates

There might’ve been a blue surge during the 2018 midterm elections, but the “wave” Democrats were predicting turned out to be, in the words of some, decidedly pink. A record-breaking number of women ran for elected office this term and made history when at least 100 of them (at last count) won the congressional seats…

With Primary Win, Letitia James Inches Closer to Being 1st Black Woman to Win Statewide Office in New York

On Thursday night, New York City public advocate Letitia “Tish” James won the Democratic primary to become the state’s attorney general in a packed and competitive field. With her victory, James edges closer to being the first black woman elected to a statewide office, should she win the seat in the November.