6. POP DON’T STOP
In 2001, we knew local politics needed the strength of the EMILY’s List community – enter the Political Opportunity Program (POP) - focusing on recruiting, training, and supporting Democratic women across the country. This is where we find amazing women like Wendy Davis.
7. Madam Speaker, Madam Governor, Congresswoman, Mom.
EMILY’s List women do it all – from dealing with the Republican’s temper tantrums to tucking their own little ones into bed at night, many of our leading women are mothers too. Kirsten Gillibrand, Claire McCaskill, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Maggie Hassan- the list goes on and on.
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