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Progressive Women Are Running for Office all over the Country


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Progressive Women Are Running for Office all over the Country

Katrina vanden Heuvel

With Donald Trump’s misogyny under the microscope, Democrats could have a secret weapon on their side between now and November: not “the woman’s card,” as Trump has called it, but the actual progressive women who will appear on ballots nationwide.


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Did Katrina change, I thought she endorsed Bernie, although she has said little in support since, and Katha Pollitt, one of The Nation's regulars, is shilling for Hillary.


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Another reason to respect Mr. Sanders' basic integrity and commitment to a just nation:

"And although Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is rightly credited for calling attention to the fundamental unfairness of our rigged economic and political systems, inspiring women such as Zephyr Teachout, Pramila Jayapal and Lucy Flores are carrying the mantle of progressive populism in congressional races across the country. Notably, Sanders has endorsed and fundraised for all three women in their upcoming primaries, recognizing them as important allies in the battle to create progressive change."