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2020-11-03 10:29:19
by TWN Staff
TX-32: Genevieve Collins (R)

About Collins:   Genevieve Collins is a 7th Generation Texan. Her grandmother, Calvert Collins, was a trailblazer; the first woman... Read More

About Collins:   Genevieve Collins is a 7th Generation Texan. Her grandmother, Calvert Collins, was a trailblazer; the first woman elected to the Dallas City Council.  A graduate of SMU’s Cox School of Business and renowned local businesswoman, Collins was... Read More

2020-11-03 10:15:59
by TWN Staff
OH-12: Alaina Shearer (D)

About Shearer: Alaina Shearer is a mom and a business owner. Born and raised in Delaware, Ohio, Alaina Shearer graduated... Read More

About Shearer: Alaina Shearer is a mom and a business owner. Born and raised in Delaware, Ohio, Alaina Shearer graduated from Ohio University with a degree in broadcast journalism. She went on to win two Associated Press awards as a... Read More

2020-11-03 10:02:40
by TWN Staff
OH-10: Desiree Tims (D)

About Tims: Desiree Tims was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio, and is a product of Dayton Public Schools. Inspired... Read More

About Tims: Desiree Tims was born and raised in Dayton, Ohio, and is a product of Dayton Public Schools. Inspired by her grandfather, who was forced to leave school at age six to support his family as a sharecropper in... Read More

2020-11-03 09:47:07
by TWN Staff
OH-01: Kate Schroder (D)

About Schroder: Kate Schroder is a health care leader and a bi-partisan problem solver. A fifth generation Cincinnatian, a cancer... Read More

About Schroder: Kate Schroder is a health care leader and a bi-partisan problem solver. A fifth generation Cincinnatian, a cancer survivor and a mom, Schroder has spent her career lowering health care costs and improving health outcomes. Schroder has been... Read More

2020-11-03 09:28:44
by TWN Staff
NY-01: Nancy Goroff (D)

About Goroff: Nancy Goroff graduated from Harvard University with a degree in chemistry in 1990 and earned a Ph.D. in... Read More

About Goroff: Nancy Goroff graduated from Harvard University with a degree in chemistry in 1990 and earned a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1994. Goroff says, “We are facing a global pandemic, and... Read More

2020-11-03 08:50:19
by TWN Staff
NV-03: Susie Lee (D)

About Lee: Susie Lee was born to a working class family in Canton, Ohio. Her father was a military veteran... Read More

About Lee: Susie Lee was born to a working class family in Canton, Ohio. Her father was a military veteran who worked at a steel plant, while her mother stayed at home to care for the family of eight kids. ... Read More

2020-11-03 07:58:58
by TWN Staff
MN-02: Angie Craig (D)

About Craig:  Angie Craig represents Minnesota’s Second Congressional District.  Craig worked two jobs to help put herself through college.   Years... Read More

About Craig:  Angie Craig represents Minnesota’s Second Congressional District.  Craig worked two jobs to help put herself through college.   Years later, she moved to Minnesota and fell in love with the strong communities and quality of life. She and her... Read More

2020-11-03 07:34:07
by TWN Staff
MI-11: Haley Stevens (D)

About Stevens:  Rep. Haley Stevens grew up in Rochester Hills, Mich., and graduated from Seaholm High School in Birmingham. She... Read More

About Stevens:  Rep. Haley Stevens grew up in Rochester Hills, Mich., and graduated from Seaholm High School in Birmingham. She earned a master’s degree in social policy and philosophy and a bachelor’s degree in political science and philosophy from American... Read More

2020-11-03 07:18:38
by TWN Staff
MI-08 Elissa Slotkin (D)

About Slotkin:  Elissa Slotkin serves the residents of Michigan’s 8th Congressional District, a district that includes Ingham, Livingston, and North... Read More

About Slotkin:  Elissa Slotkin serves the residents of Michigan’s 8th Congressional District, a district that includes Ingham, Livingston, and North Oakland Counties.  After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, she was recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to be a Middle East... Read More

2020-11-03 06:22:55
by TWN Staff
KS-03: Amanda Adkins (R)

About Adkins: Amanda L. Adkins is a businesswoman and mother. For the past 15 years, she has worked as an... Read More

About Adkins: Amanda L. Adkins is a businesswoman and mother. For the past 15 years, she has worked as an executive at Cerner Corporation, a Kansas City-based health care and information technology company. As vice president of Strategic Growth, Adkins... Read More

2020-11-03 06:16:05
by TWN Staff
KS-03: Sharice Davids (D)

About Davids:  Representative Davids was raised by a single mother who served in the Army for 20 years. After graduating... Read More

About Davids:  Representative Davids was raised by a single mother who served in the Army for 20 years. After graduating from Leavenworth High School, she worked her way through Johnson County Community College and the University of Missouri-Kansas City before... Read More

2020-11-03 05:54:38
by TWN Staff
IL-14: Lauren Underwood (D)

About Underwood: Lauren Underwood is currently serving the 14th district in Congress. She is the first woman to represent the... Read More

About Underwood: Lauren Underwood is currently serving the 14th district in Congress. She is the first woman to represent the district. At 33, she is the youngest Black woman ever elected to Congress. Underwood grew up in Naperville. She is... Read More

2020-11-03 05:48:27
by TWN Staff
FL-16: Margaret Good (D)

About Good:  As a state representative, Good has built a reputation as a legislator who reaches across the aisle to... Read More

About Good:  As a state representative, Good has built a reputation as a legislator who reaches across the aisle to find solutions to help Floridians. Her mother is a retired nurse and her father, a fourth generation Floridian, was an... Read More

2020-11-03 04:24:19
by TWN Staff
CA-48: Michelle Steel (R)

About Steel:  As a young adult, Steel came to America with her mother and two younger sisters from South Korea.... Read More

About Steel:  As a young adult, Steel came to America with her mother and two younger sisters from South Korea. Like so many before her and many more after her, Steel’s family came to America searching for opportunities with the... Read More

2020-11-03 04:05:21
by TWN Staff
CA-45: Katie Porter (D)

About Porter:  Porter is serving her first term representing California's 45th Congressional District. She has spent nearly 20 years as... Read More

About Porter:  Porter is serving her first term representing California's 45th Congressional District. She has spent nearly 20 years as a consumer protection attorney.   Before the housing bubble burst, Porter was one of the first to sound the alarm about... Read More

2020-11-03 03:34:03
by TWN Staff
AZ-02: Ann Kirkpatrick (D)

About Kirkpatrick:  Ann Kirkpatrick was born and raised in rural Arizona and moved to Tucson to attend the University of... Read More

About Kirkpatrick:  Ann Kirkpatrick was born and raised in rural Arizona and moved to Tucson to attend the University of Arizona. She worked as a prosecutor, starting her career in the Pima County Attorney’s office, before going on to serve... Read More

2020-11-02 22:12:56
by TWN Staff
CA-04: Brynne Kennedy (D)

About Kennedy: Brynne Kennedy is a candidate for U.S. Congress. Kennedy is the founder of Topia – a software company... Read More

About Kennedy: Brynne Kennedy is a candidate for U.S. Congress. Kennedy is the founder of Topia – a software company that has pioneered new tools to help more businesses compete in a changing economy. She was raised in a rural... Read More

2020-11-02 21:50:17
by TWN Staff
TX-03: Helane Seikaly (D)

About Seikaly: Helane “Lulu” Seikaly is a first-generation American, the daughter of a pediatric specialist and a Registered Nurse who... Read More

About Seikaly: Helane “Lulu” Seikaly is a first-generation American, the daughter of a pediatric specialist and a Registered Nurse who fled civil war in their native Lebanon. Raised in North Texas, Seikaly’s interest in service to her community began at... Read More

2020-11-02 07:04:52
by TWN Staff
WA-10: Marilyn Strickland (D)

About Strickland:  Marilyn Strickland was born in Seoul, South Korea. Her father, who fought in World War II and Korea,... Read More

About Strickland:  Marilyn Strickland was born in Seoul, South Korea. Her father, who fought in World War II and Korea, met her mother while he was stationed there after the war. If elected to Congress, she will be the first... Read More

2020-11-02 06:47:24
by TWN Staff
TX-24: Candace Valenzuela (D)

About Valenzuela: Candace Valenzuela is a mother, an educator, and a lifelong Texan. She first ran for her local school... Read More

About Valenzuela: Candace Valenzuela is a mother, an educator, and a lifelong Texan. She first ran for her local school board to improve Texas schools, becoming the first Latina and first African-American woman to serve on the Carrollton-Farmers Branch school... Read More

2020-11-02 06:38:26
by TWN Staff
TX-24: Beth Van Duyne (R)

About Van Duyne: Beth Van Duyne is a single, working-mother of two kids. She left home at the age of... Read More

About Van Duyne: Beth Van Duyne is a single, working-mother of two kids. She left home at the age of 17, put herself through college, became the first female mayor of her hometown, and then was asked to serve America... Read More

2020-11-02 06:12:29
by TWN Staff
TX-07: Lizzie Fletcher (D)

About Fletcher:  Lizzie Fletcher has lived in Texas’ Seventh Congressional District nearly all her life, and has made her home... Read More

About Fletcher:  Lizzie Fletcher has lived in Texas’ Seventh Congressional District nearly all her life, and has made her home and built her career in the district.  After graduating from St. John’s School in 1993, Fletcher went to Kenyon College... Read More

2020-11-02 05:33:11
by TWN Staff
TN-01: Diana Harshbarger (R)

About Harshbarger: ​Diana Harshbarger was born in Kingsport, Tenn., and grew up in the small neighboring town of Bloomingdale. Her... Read More

About Harshbarger: ​Diana Harshbarger was born in Kingsport, Tenn., and grew up in the small neighboring town of Bloomingdale. Her parents taught her that with hard work and an unrelenting spirit, anything is possible. Though they did not have the... Read More

2020-11-02 05:03:11
by TWN Staff
NY-22: Claudia Tenney (R)

About Tenney: Claudia Tenney is an attorney and businesswoman. She was elected to Congress in November 2016 to represent New... Read More

About Tenney: Claudia Tenney is an attorney and businesswoman. She was elected to Congress in November 2016 to represent New York’s 22nd District which encompasses eight counties in Upstate New York. Prior to her election to Congress, Claudia represented portions... Read More

2020-11-02 04:16:55
by TWN Staff
NM-03: Teresa Leger Fernandez (D)

About Leger Fernandez: After receiving her B.A. from Yale University and J.D. from Stanford, Leger Fernandez returned home to New... Read More

About Leger Fernandez: After receiving her B.A. from Yale University and J.D. from Stanford, Leger Fernandez returned home to New Mexico. She has promised to honor voters with deep respect and will use her experience and vision to accomplish ambitious... Read More

2020-11-02 03:19:23
by TWN Staff
NH-02: Ann L. McLane Kuster (D)

About McLane Kuster: Ann L. McLane Kuster was born and raised in Concord, N.H. Her parents were community leaders who... Read More

About McLane Kuster: Ann L. McLane Kuster was born and raised in Concord, N.H. Her parents were community leaders who taught her the importance of public service through example. McLane Kuster's mother, Susan McLane, served in the New Hampshire State... Read More

2020-11-01 12:09:24
by TWN Staff
NC-09: Cynthia Wallace (D)

About Wallace: Cynthia Wallace resides in Charlotte, N.C., in the 9th Congressional District. The granddaughter of farmers, she grew up... Read More

About Wallace: Cynthia Wallace resides in Charlotte, N.C., in the 9th Congressional District. The granddaughter of farmers, she grew up in Springfield, Ga., a small town with a rural route address with no street address. She is the daughter of... Read More

2020-11-01 11:58:25
by TWN Staff
NC-06: Kathy Manning (D)

About Manning: As a mom, attorney, and community leader, Kathy Manning has spent the last 30 years bringing people together... Read More

About Manning: As a mom, attorney, and community leader, Kathy Manning has spent the last 30 years bringing people together to solve problems. Her father worked for Ford Motor Company for 40 years and her mom was a public school... Read More

2020-11-01 11:53:39
by TWN Staff
NC-02: Deborah Ross (D)

About Ross: Deborah Ross grew up in a small town and from a young age her parents instilled in her... Read More

About Ross: Deborah Ross grew up in a small town and from a young age her parents instilled in her the belief that with opportunity comes responsibility and that through public service she could help others and make a difference.... Read More

2020-11-01 11:44:03
by TWN Staff
M0-01: Cori Bush (D)

About Bush: Cori Bush, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, is the Democratic nominee for Missouri's 1st Congressional... Read More

About Bush: Cori Bush, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America, is the Democratic nominee for Missouri's 1st Congressional District. On Aug. 4, 2020, she defeated 10-term incumbent Lacy Clay in the 2020 U.S. House of Representatives primary election,... Read More

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