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09/25/2018
Press Release: Susan Wild Campaign Drops Second TV Ad “Here”

Allentown, Pa. (Sept. 25, 2018)—The Susan Wild for Congress campaign released a new television ad today. The ad, “Here,” alludes to Wild’s own journey, growing up in a middle-class family, putting herself through college and law school, and going on to have a successful legal...

09/20/2018
Press Release: Susan Wild Implores Senators on the Judiciary Committee to Work with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Ensure Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination is Thoroughly Vetted

Bethlehem, Pa. (Sept. 20, 2018)—Republican Senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee are moving to rush through a hearing with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh days after allegations became public that Kavanagh assaulted Ford while the two were in high school...

09/11/2018
Press Release: Susan Wild Stands With Teachers Striking in East Stroudsburg Today

East Stroudsburg, PA (Sept. 11, 2018) — Today, teachers in East Stroudsburg continue their second day of strikes after negotiations fell through on union contract discussions. Teachers are striking for a pay raise, which they...

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 ...

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