Tag Archives: EMILY’s List

Emily’s List And Maryland

Rachel Weiner of the Post is asking the question that some of us here in Maryland have been asking for over a year now: why is Emily’s List, a well-respected and savvy group, spending so much money on Donna Edwards when Chris Van Hollen is at least comparable, and arguably better, on the issues Emily’s List cares about? What about all the… Read more »

Emily’s List Throws Down, Van Hollen Answers

The Senate primary ad war has heated up in the past day, with Emily’s List announcing that it intends to spend another $1 million on behalf of Donna Edwards. A powerful super PAC supporting Rep. Donna F. Edwards’ campaign for Senate will invest another $1 million in advertising in the state, doubling down on a race that a series of recent… Read more »

Emily’s List Up With Another Edwards Ad

The Post has the story: Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) is getting some much-needed support in her Senate campaign from the pro-choice Democratic women’s group Emily’s List. The group is launching a new six-figure ad campaign in Baltimore and the Washington D.C. suburbs backing Edwards’s campaign. Polls show Edwards about even with Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), her rival for the Democratic nomination… Read more »

EMILY’S List Complaint About Van Hollen

The tensions between EMILY’s List and Chris Van Hollen are heating up fast. The Post reports this morning that EL has filed an FEC complaint regarding Van Hollen’s communications with EL donors. A powerful Democratic women’s group says Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) has been targeting its donors to peel away support from his primary rival, Rep. Donna F. Edwards, for Maryland’s… Read more »

BOOM: EMILY’s List For Pena-Melnyk

You night owls get the scoop. I’m here for you. The Post has the major news. The national Democratic group Emily’s List is endorsing Maryland state Del. Joseline Peña-Melnyk’s bid to succeed Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) in Congress. The fundraising behemoth’s support could help Peña-Melnyk overtake rival Glenn Ivey, a former Prince George’s county state’s attorney. According to the latest available… Read more »

Edwards Responds

Think of the Senate race as an old-fashioned artillery duel. Chris Van Hollen opened with a massive salvo of artillery, bringing down withering fire on Edwards’ flanks in Baltimore. As the smoke cleared from the advertising onslaught, with the accompanying poll results, the big question was this: how damaged was the Edwards artillery? Were her troops dispirited, her will to… Read more »

BREAKING: Matthews Endorsed By EMILY’s List

One of the biggest shoes in the endorsement closet dropped early this morning. Matthews press release: Today, EMILY’s List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, endorsed progressive Kathleen Matthews, who’s running to continue her work fighting for women and families in Congress in Maryland’s Eighth District. “Kathleen Matthews is a lifelong advocate for women and families and a… Read more »