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Page Gardner: It’s #timeforFAMILY

This week in Washington, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro are introducing the FAMILY Act, a bill that would ensure paid family leave for parents and caretakers across America. “Current laws provide unpaid sick leave and job protection for major health events, but almost half of working mothers can’t afford to take FMLA leave because it […]

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Charting a Path to the White House in 2016

Research by Democracy Corps and WVWVAF A new report by Democracy Corps and Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund suggests strategies that will help position progressives for the 2016 presidential election. The report combines findings from a national survey of 950 likely voters, focus groups with white working class voters in Tidewater, Virginia, and dial […]

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State of the Union 2015: Playing offense, President Obama makes gains on critical issues

White swing voters across the United States responded enthusiastically last night to the President’s State of the Union address, according to live dial-testing conducted by the Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund and Democracy Corps. The instant survey of 61 white swing voters and two follow-up online focus groups – one with white non-college educated […]

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Washington Post: How struggling Americans reacted to Obama’s speech — in real time

Last night, working with Democracy Corps, we sponsored dial groups of swing voters to gauge their real-time reactions to President Obama’s State of the Union address. Washington Post blogger Greg Sargent sat in on our dial groups and found that President Obama got his most positive reactions when he talked about specific measures to help […]

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New Poll: Unmarried Women Poised to Make the Difference in 2016

Unmarried women and other members of the Rising American Electorate could be responsible for Democratic presidential success in 2016, just as they were in 2012, according to a new national poll released today by the Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund. The survey, conducted by pollster Stan Greenberg and Democracy Corps, found that former Secretary […]

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Page Gardner in The Hill: Unlocking the secrets of the 2014—and 2016—elections

After nearly a month of forensic analysis, the 2014 midterm elections are shedding more clues than a late-night CSI marathon.  While the initial diagnosis spelled disaster for Democrats, a more nuanced examination reveals encouraging data for progressive candidates running in 2016. Consider the national survey we conducted with pollster Stan Greenberg and Democracy Corps. It […]

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When Rush Limbaugh is attacking you…

When Rush Limbaugh is attacking you, you know you must be doing something right. In his national radio program yesterday, the conservative radio host read at length from a poll we released on Monday with Stan Greenberg of Democracy Corps. Our poll found that, in the 12 Senate battleground states, unmarried women favor Democratic candidates […]

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Unmarried Women Overwhelmingly Favor Democrats in Senate Battleground Races, New Poll Finds

Unmarried Women Support Democratic Candidates by 22 Points in 12 Battleground States Washington, DC, October 6, 2014 – Unmarried women favor Democratic candidates by an overwhelming 22 points in Senate battleground states, according to a poll released today by the Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund and Democracy Corps. Republican candidates have a slight edge […]

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Senate blocks Paycheck Fairness Act

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before. Senate Republicans have unanimously blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would have made it easier for employees to hold their employers accountable for pay disparities between men and women. At this point, we all know the facts: Working women make 77¢ for every dollar a man makes, […]

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New Poll: Unmarried Women Voters Could Make the Difference in Senate Battleground States

Survey Reveals that Unmarried Women Could Decide Close Elections for Senate Candidates in 12 Battleground States Unmarried women can make the difference in tight elections for U.S. Senate candidates in 12 battleground states, according to a poll released today by the Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund and Democracy Corps. Republican candidates have a slight […]

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