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

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Call for Reasonable Gun Policy

By Susan Higgins
The shooting today of David Bailey, Zach Barth, Krystal Griner, Matt Mika and Rep. Steve Scalise is a terrible tragedy. Violence is never the answer. Violence that is avoidable is even more tragic. Madison County Democratic Women extend their sympathy and best wishes to all the injured and wish

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Special Senate Election Details

By Alanna Morrison
When Senator Sessions was confirmed as US Attorney General and the head of the US Department of Justice, his Senate seat became vacant. Governor Bentley appointed then Alabama Attorney General, Luther Strange. Governor Kay Ivey set the special election for 2017. Several Democratic and

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Special Senate Race

By Alanna Morrison
It’s 2017 Primary Season Today marked the end of the qualifying and filing period for candidates to run in the special election for the US Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions. As of tonight, there are eight candidates: Dr. Will Boyd, Jr. (Lauderdale County), Vann Caldwell (Talledega County),

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JFK Scholarship Winner Announced

By Susan Higgins
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2017 MADISON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN CONTACT: Susan Higgins 334/447-3691 higginssusan08@gmail.com MADISON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN is pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 JFK Scholarship.  Grace LaFrentz, a senior at Randolph, submitted an

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JFK Scholarship Awards Dinner

By Sam Mitchell
Keynote speaker, Mimi Kennedy (Actress from the hit sitcom “Mom” and former chair of Progressive Democrats of America). More details to come – so stay tuned! Date: Thursday, May 4th Time: Dinner at 7pm / VIP reception beginning at 6pm (VIP ticket holders only) Location: The

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Elizabeth Sloan Ragland (1952 – 2017)

By Sam Mitchell
Madison County Democratic Women wish to express our condolences to the family and friends of Liz Sloan Ragland, who passed away Friday, March 10, 2017.  Liz chaired MCDWD from 1989 – 1991.  As the first African American woman elected to chair MCDWD, she was not only a trail blazer, but a

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Trivial Pantsuit

By Sam Mitchell
Tuesday, March 28th from 6-9pm Straight to Ale – Campus 805 (2620 Clinton Ave Huntsville, AL 35805) In honor of Women’s History Month, MCDW is partnering with the 5th District North Alabama Indivisible Group to bring you a night of women (and men!) celebrating women with a fun-filled evening of

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MCDW Regrets the Confirmation of Jeff Sessions

By Sam Mitchell
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2017 MADISON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN CONTACT: Susan Higgins 334/447-3691 higginssusan08@gmail.com MADISON COUNTY DEMOCRATIC WOMEN REGRETS THE CONFIRMATION OF SENATOR JEFF SESSIONS AS ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE.  In this

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