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Stephanie Schriock

Influential Women Rally Behind Clinton For Iowa Caucus

Gloria Noble | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics
Gloria Noble

Stephanie Schriock president of Emily's List endorsed the former secretary of state Friday evening in a Clinton campaign manager's home in Des Moines. Schriock was first inspired by Clinton speaking while in college at Minnesota State University in Mankato, MN. She said she saw her speak while campaigning for her husband in the 1992 presidential election, when Bill Clinton was seeking his first term in office, and now here she is, supporting Clinton in hopes the former secretary of state becomes the first female president.

Not a Symbol, A Breakthrough: 30 Years Since Geraldine

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Today marks 30 years since Geraldine Ferraro became the first woman to join a major party's presidential ticket. When she joined Vice President Walter Mondale's presidential ticket in 1984, Geraldine Ferraro didn't just make history, she changed the political world for women.

Love, Authenticity and the Joy of Service

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

The other day Stephanie Schriock, President of Emily's List, said running for office is the bravest thing anyone can do, especially when you don't meet the stereotype for being a candidate. Her words got me thinking about how bravery has manifested for me and for those I love. It made me think about how everyday acts of valor and fearlessness can change the world.

Women Working for Working Women

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Women's issues are American economic issues. Especially when we are talking about women's actual economic issues. Which exist in droves.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Emily's List Membership Soars As GOP Alienates Women Voters | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Emily's List, the Democratic advocacy group focused on electing pro-abortion rights women to public office, announced Thursday that its ...

Small (Minded) Government Hurts Women

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Women are more likely to rely on SNAP because they earn less and are often solely responsible for taking care of their children. But Republicans don't seem interested in promoting real solutions to these problems.

Charlotte Golar Richie: A Strong Voice for a Stronger Boston

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

With less than a week until Bostonians head to the polls for the Democratic mayoral primary, the field is packed with candidates fighting to be heard, and to prove that they're qualified to lead one of our nation's largest cities. But one clear strong voice is standing out.

Amplifying Their Voices

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 11.06.2013 | Women
Stephanie Schriock

We can no longer put up with policies that ignore women, or worse, directly harm us. Politicians should not be in the business of legislatively discriminating against women, their health and their families.

Not a Line Item, A Lifeline

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Food stamps are not just a line item on a budget; they are a lifeline to American families. One that has existed since the 1930s. This is not an extravagance of the American government.

The GOP Says What It Means

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 08.11.2013 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Republicans have done a lot of soul searching to try and figure out why women voters opposed them at historic levels during the 2012 election. They've questioned their message, and their messengers. But they haven't reflected on their anti-woman policies.

Sabrina Siddiqui

Progressive Women's Group Spotlights Military Sexual Assault | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- EMILY's List, the progressive women's advocacy group focused on electing Democratic women to public office, is spotlighting legislation ...

Laura Bassett

Progressive Group Launches Campaign For Female President | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

The progressive women's advocacy group EMILY's List launched a new campaign on Thursday called "Madam President," which aims to put women on the Democ...

The Ryan Budget: This Is Why There Is a Gender Gap

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

A budget isn't just a bunch of numbers; it's a set of values that shows us a political party's vision for our country. It reveals whose side our leaders are on. And once again, Paul Ryan has made it crystal clear that he's not on the side of women and families.

The Clock Starts Now: Women Demand House GOP Action on VAWA

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 04.14.2013 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

The Republican Party has plenty of backward policy positions, but I'm having a hard time wrapping my head around this one. VAWA is an important part of promoting the health, safety, and economic security of American women.

Laura Bassett

Behind Women's Victories: Democratic Operatives Reveal 2012 Strategy Secrets | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics

Republicans have offered a number of possible explanations and excuses for their losses in the 2012 election, but one thing is clear: Groups like Plan...

It's All On the Table. That's What We're Talking About This Week

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

We can re-elect President Obama, who we've seen stand up for women time and time again. Or we can let a Romney/Ryan White House send us back to the Dark Ages.

Women and the Road Home From Iraq

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Though there are no words, I can only say today thank you to every American woman and man who served in Iraq. I will always be grateful for their sacrifice, and grateful for the women fighting to make sure that sacrifice is honored.

Straight Talk: Keep Family Planning Accessible to All Women, Not Just Some

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

There is nothing more common sense than making sure all women have access to the full range of health care, including birth control.

Stand Up to Serve

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Democratic women did well in the 2010 elections. They held on to more of their seats than their male counterpart. But the overall number of women serving in Congress went down this year. For the first time. So what happened?

Amanda Terkel

Women's Group Takes Aim At 'Boehner's Boys' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- EMILY's List, the political action committee aimed at electing pro-choice Democratic women to public office, is launching a new campaign...

Amanda Terkel

EMILY's List Responds To Sarah Palin In New Ad | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

EMILY's List, the political action committee aimed at electing pro-choice Democratic women to public office, is launching a new ad taking aim at forme...

America's Next Great Progressive Leaders: NLC Announces its 40 Under 40 Leadership Awards Winners

Adam Borelli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Borelli

NLC is quickly becoming the "American Idol" for the progressive movement. NLC has a real organizational talent for recognizing young leadership.