The 2018 election may be a big opportunity for Democrats… but only if they reclaim working-class economic issues. Read more about our March 2017 focus groups with women in Virginia and Ohio.
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The House of Representatives has rushed through a bill that will repeal the Affordable Care Act, raise health care costs, not cover many pre- existing conditions, and deny coverage for millions of American women. They have put politics ahead of the lives of the American people.
Statement from Page Gardner, Founder and President, Women’s Voices Women Vote Action Fund
Jon Ossoff’s strong showing in last night’s special election in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District made one thing clear— 2018 could be a very different midterm cycle. His campaign, with its slogan, “Make Trump Furious,” proved that Democrats can capitalize on opposition to the President and his party to mount fierce challenges in historically red districts.
Ossoff’s campaign – with its reliance on grassroots energy, volunteer involvement (over 3500 volunteers participated in his campaign), and his emphasis on the economy, health care, women’s health and ending waste in government also provides a blueprint for races to come in 2017 and 2018.