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09/10/2018
Penn Dems gets behind Susan Wild, who is looking to break Pa.'s all-male congressional delegation

For Democrats nationwide, the midterm elections on Nov. 6 represent an opportunity to turn the House of Representatives blue for the first time since 2010. Closer to campus, Penn Democrats hopes to play a role in the fight for the House, planning canvassing events for candidates in tight congressional...

09/6/2018
Readers React: Susan Wild can get job done in Congress

Morning Call Letter to the Editor:

It was Martin Luther King Jr. who said, “Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious...

09/5/2018
Press Release: Susan Wild Responds to the Republican Court Challenge to Undo Protections for People with Pre-Existing Conditions

Lehigh Valley, Pa. (Sept 5, 2018)—Today, a judge in Texas federal district court will hear oral arguments in a case brought by 20 Republican Attorneys General aimed explicitly at undoing protections for people with pre-existing conditions. In response, Susan Wild released the...

09/5/2018
VICE News: 11 states have no women in Congress. These candidates are trying to change that.

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Twenty-three women remain in the running to break [these] all-male delegations this year, according to a VICE News review of data from the Center for American Women and Politics. VICE News reached out to all for interviews and spoke with 14. While most said that their state’s lack of female...

08/1/2018
The Morning Call: Barack Obama endorses five Pa. legislative candidates

Former President Barack Obama is supporting five Democratic candidates in Pennsylvania among 81 nationwide endorsements he announced Wednesday.

Democrat...

07/22/2018
CNBC: Democrats need a blue wave in Pennsylvania to win back the House. So they're focusing on towns like Bethlehem

Democratic activists in Bethlehem, Pa., have convinced themselves that the stakes can't get any higher. If they are not successful in winning over voters in the city of about 75,000, their goals are more than likely to fall short.

They see this fall's midterm elections, just a little more than four...

07/17/2018
The Morning Call: Susan Wild takes early fundraising lead in Lehigh Valley congressional race

Democrat Susan Wild has a nearly 4-1 cash advantage over Republican Marty Nothstein in the nationally watched race to succeed former Lehigh Valley Congressman ...

07/16/2018
WFMZ-TV 69 News: Democrat Susan Wild voices concerns after Helsinki meeting

LEHIGH CO., Pa. - 7th District Congressional Candidate Democrat Susan Wild issued a statement Monday after the meeting between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

"I am deeply concerned to see our President fail to stand with the men and women of our intelligence community against...

07/14/2018
The New York Times: Campaigning While Female series

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The surge of women’s activism in the Trump era has produced a record number of women running for office. And after years of being told to put on a suit and recite their résumé — and smile! — female candidates are revealing themselves in more complex ways. They aren’t running...

07/11/2018
The New York Times: For Midterms, Supreme Court Political Drama Plays to Its Audience

BOONVILLE, Ind. — Joe Donnelly knew his audience: Addressing a group of camouflage-clad union mine workers and retirees here last weekend, the Democratic senator trumpeted his efforts to protect their pensions and health care, asked attendees to raise their hands if they knew someone with a pre-existing...

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