Record number of women express interest in seeking office

Staff Writer

ATLANTA (AP) — Inside a classroom on the campus of a community college in downtown Dallas, a group of two dozen women took turns sharing their names, hometowns and what they hoped would be their future titles.
Congresswoman. Dallas County judge. State representative.
It was part of a training held by EMILY's List, an organization dedicated to electing women at all levels of government who support abortion rights. During the presentation, one of the PowerPoint slides flashed a mock advertisement on the projector screen: "Help Wanted: Progressive Women Candidates."...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.