December 2, 2013
Can Women Save Democrats in 2014?

Wendy Davis. Alison Lundergan Grimes. Mary Burke. Allyson Schwartz. Michelle Nunn. Natalie Tennant.
The Democratic Party is hoping 2014 will be a Year of the Woman—again.
As party operatives prepare for the midterm elections, Democratic women are being cast in starring roles, on the ballot and at the ballot box, as the party tries to take back politically important governor’s mansions and keep its fragile majority in the Senate.
"The importance of women to the Democratic Party in 2014 cannot be overstated," said Jess McIntosh, a spokeswoman for EMILY’s List, which recruits and supports Democratic women candidates. "They are running in our biggest, most important races in the country."
Read more. [Image: Darrell Byers/Reuters]

Can Women Save Democrats in 2014?

Wendy Davis. Alison Lundergan Grimes. Mary Burke. Allyson Schwartz. Michelle Nunn. Natalie Tennant.

The Democratic Party is hoping 2014 will be a Year of the Woman—again.

As party operatives prepare for the midterm elections, Democratic women are being cast in starring roles, on the ballot and at the ballot box, as the party tries to take back politically important governor’s mansions and keep its fragile majority in the Senate.

"The importance of women to the Democratic Party in 2014 cannot be overstated," said Jess McIntosh, a spokeswoman for EMILY’s List, which recruits and supports Democratic women candidates. "They are running in our biggest, most important races in the country."

Read more. [Image: Darrell Byers/Reuters]

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