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The ‘progressive sisters’ transforming Washington politics

On Nov. 9, 2016, many progressives curled up into the fetal position, mourning the election of Donald J. Trump. Uyen Nguyen understood their ...
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The Future Will Be Female and Colorful. Here’s Why

Sometimes, it might feel like “Old white guys will always be in charge.” But not if the new crop of women and people of color running ...
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  • News Article
  • Jan 29, 2018
  • Time

A Year Ago, They Marched. Now a Record Number of Women Are Running for Office

One year ago, millions of women protested in the streets. Now there are more women running for office than ever before. Erin Zwiener returned to ...
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‘Why not me?’ More women are running for public office to change politics in Washington state and across the U.S.

Leah Hadfield’s “why not me?” moment arrived last fall, about nine weeks before November’s election. The 36-year-old single mom had toyed with the ...
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Seattle election winners see victories as part of larger Trump rebuke

Seattle will soon have women in the mayor’s office and six of nine City Council seats, thanks to convincing wins posted Tuesday night by first-time ...
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  • News Article
  • Jun 8, 2017
  • KUOW

Are more women running because Trump won?

President Trump’s election convinced Jami Smith to run for office this year KUOW PHOTOS / DAVID HYDE When President Trump ...
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