Eating the Elephant

By Mary McManus
Yesterday, Democrats Jon Ossoff (GA) and Archie Parnell (SC) lost their bids for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Not familiar with these races? Here’s the quick and dirty version: Donald Trump named South Carolina’s Mick Mulvaney the Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

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Time to Reflect

By Susan Higgins
Dear Democratic Women and Friends, As 2016 draws to a close, it is time to reflect for a moment on what Madison County Democratic Women has achieved. Our membership has skyrocketed from 47 members to close to 170 as of our membership brunch in December. We awarded two JFK Scholarships this year

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Get Out the Vote 2016

By Susan Higgins
This presidential election is unprecedented. Democrats have made history by nominating a female candidate for the first time in American history. Republicans have made history by nominating a man who represents the worst America has to offer- and one who casually and flippantly insults women,

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Gun Violence Is a Full-Blown National Crisis

By Sam Mitchell
Re-posted from vogue.com JUNE 2, 2016 5:00 AMby GABRIELLE GIFFORDS On a bright winter morning more than five years ago, I was nearly murdered with a gun. At a meeting with my constituents in Tucson, Arizona, a troubled young man opened fire, injuring 12 others and killing six. I was shot in the

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