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The National Organization for Women offers heartfelt congratulations to all the feminist candidates who won last night and a sincere thanks to all the women's rights supporters who showed up at the polls and made their voices heard.
NOW applauds women voters for re-electing President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, defeating some of the most extreme anti-woman tea party candidates running for the Senate, and passing marriage equality measures in Maine and Maryland.
Tomorrow's election is pivotal. We're down to the wire, and so much is hanging in the balance for women: economic security, the fate of Roe v. Wade, protection of Medicare and Social Security, and much more. We must stand up to the radical fringe -- the last thing the War on Women needs is a commander-in-chief in the White House.
The Romney-Ryan campaign has been one of misdirection and evasion. If you care about women's and girls' lives and futures and want to know the truth about Mitt Romney, you've come to the right place. Read on and see just how dangerous a Romney-Ryan administration would be for the women of this country.
NOW shares a page from its election "binder" highlighting the positions of the Obama/Biden and Romney/Ryan tickets on women's rights issues. Print out this flyer (PDF) and help distribute it in your community.
In July, the NOW Political Action Committee enthusiastically endorsed Barack Obama and Joe Biden for reelection in 2012. The president's actions supporting women's rights demonstrate that he is our pathway toward equality -- in stark contrast to the harsh anti-woman policies pushed by the Republican ticket of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan.
It is with great pride that we announce today, that the National Organization for Women Political Action Committee endorses President Barack Obama for re-election as president of the United States. NOW PAC is proud to stand behind a president who unquestionably represents the path forward to achieve equality for women.
NOW/PAC is proud to endorse Val Demings (D), who is running for election for the tenth Congressional District of Florida. She is running against the extremist Republican incumbent U.S. Congressman Daniel Webster.
NOW/PAC is proud to re-endorse Debbie Stabenow (D). She is is running for re-election to the U.S. Senate from Michigan, against Republican Pete Hoekstra.
NOW/PAC is proud to re-endorse U.S. Congresswoman Betty Sutton (D), who is running for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives from the sixteenth district of Ohio. She is in a tight incumbent-vs-incumbent race against Republican U.S. Congressman Jim Renacci.
NOW/PAC is proud to re-endorse Carol Shea-Porter (D), who is running for election to the U.S. House of Representatives from New Hampshire's first district. She is running against incumbent Republican U.S. Congressman Charlie Bass.
NOW/PAC is pleased to support Jon Tester (D - Mont.), who is running for re-election to the U.S. Senate and was first elected to this seat in 2006.
NOW/PAC is proud to endorse Sharen Neuhardt (D), who is running for election to the U.S. House of Representatives from Ohio's tenth district. She is running against right wing extremist Republican U.S. Congressman Mike Turner.
NOW/PAC is proud to re-endorse Gwen Moore (D), who is running for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives from Wisconsin's fourth district. She is running against Republican Dan Sebring.
NOW/PAC is proud to endorse Kim Gillan (D - Mont., At-Large), who is running for Montana's at-large congressional seat. She is running against Steve Daines (R) to replace Rep. Denny Rehberg (R), who is running for the U.S. Senate.
NOW/PAC is proud to endorse Tammy Duckworth (D), who is running for election to the U.S. House of Representatives from the eighth district of Illinois. She is running against Republican incumbent U.S. Congressman Joe Walsh.
NOW/PAC is pleased to re-endorse U.S. Congresswoman Lois Capps (D), who is running for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives from the 24th district of California. She is in a close race against Republican former Lieutenant Governor Abel Maldonado.
The NOW/PAC is proud to endorse Cheri Bustos (D), who is running for election to the U.S. House of Representatives from the 17th district of Illinois. She is running against Republican incumbent U.S. Congressman Bobby Schilling.
NOW/PAC is proud to endorse Chris Murphy (D) who is running in an open seat election for U.S. Senate in Connecticut. Senator Joe Lieberman (I) is retiring, leaving Murphy and McMahon (R) to compete for the seat.
With the radical right waging a war on women in Congress and statehouses across the nation, it is more important than ever that we elect feminist candidates to office this November. We need candidates like Elizabeth to shut down this offensive and get the United States moving in a positive direction.
The National Organization for Women congratulates Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth for her victory in the Democratic primary for Illinois's 8th Congressional District. Duckworth won by a large margin, and will go on to face incumbent Republican Congress member Joe Walsh in November.
The NOW/PAC is proud to announce its endorsement of Elizabeth Warren for U.S. Senate from Massachusetts. Warren is a tough and effective advocate for economic justice, standing up to Wall Street and the big banks to stop the predatory financial practices that target so many women and men struggling to make ends meet.
NOW/PAC is thrilled to announce its endorsement of Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren for the U. S. Senate from the state of Massachusetts. Warren is the most prominent of the three Democrats vying to run against incumbent Sen. Scott Brown (R) in the general election. Recent polls show Warren neck and neck with Brown.
NOW/PAC-endorsed candidate Suzanne Bonamici (D) soundly defeated Tea Party favorite Rob Cornilles (R) in Tuesday's special election in Oregon's 1st Congressional District. Bonamici, a strong supporter of NOW's issues, will be the first woman in recent years to be part of Oregon's congressional delegation.
NOW/PAC is pleased to announce its endorsement of Representative Shelley Berkley (D), who is running for the U.S. Senate from the state of Nevada. Berkley has represented Nevada's 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House for seven terms, and she is running in a tight race against staunch conservative Rep. Dean Heller (R).
Former West Palm Beach Mayor Lois Frankel (D) is running against tea party incumbent Rep. Allen West (R) in the 2012 election for Florida's 22nd Congressional District. A longtime NOW member, Frankel has made full equality for women and girls a priority in every position she's held, and NOW/ PAC is pleased to endorse her.
NOW/PAC is thrilled to announce its endorsement of Rep. Mazie Hirono (D), who is running for U.S. Senate from Hawaii. If elected, she would become Hawaii's first woman senator and the first Asian-American woman senator.
NOW/PAC is proud to endorse Ann McLane Kuster (D) in her bid for the U.S. House of Representatives. Kuster is running for the seat from New Hampshire's 2nd congressional district.
The NOW/PAC is delighted to endorse Dina Titus (D) in her bid for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Nevada.
NOW/PAC is pleased to endorse Democrat Susan Bysiewicz in her bid for U.S. Senate. Bysiewicz is one of four Democrats vying for the seat of retiring Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman. She could face Linda McMahon (R) in the general, who ran a close senate race in 2010 and is considering another run in 2012.
After serving as the representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district since 1999, Tammy Baldwin launched her bid for the state's open Senate seat with NOW/PAC's endorsement. Baldwin faces competition in the primary, and a number of Republicans have entered the race to battle for the seat, left open by retiring Sen. Herb Kohl (D).
Suzanne Bonamici (D) is running a special election, following the resignation of Rep. David Wu. Bonamici was victorious in the competitive primary on Nov. 8, 2011, which willl now be followed by a general election on Jan. 31, 2012. Oregon has had no women in their congressional delegation in recent years making Bonamici's candidacy especially important for women's rights supporters.
The National Organization for Women Political Action Committee is proud to announce our endorsement of Rep. Tammy Baldwin for U.S. Senate. Baldwin launched her bid this week to become the next Democratic senator from Wisconsin, filling the seat of the retiring Sen. Herb Kohl.
As if right on cue, the 'Give us your cash, B--ch!' video popped up this week to prove that sexism and racism are alive and kicking this election season.
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