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  • early money is like yeast (i.e. it "raises dough", or makes money): receiving many donations early in a political race helps to attract further donors.


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  • Health care, notably, did not evoke the ire one saw months ago, a finding confirmed in EMILY List's survey of surge women voters in some of the group's targeted districts.

    Margie Omero: Swing Women Voters & The Midterms

  • There's a scene in EMILY CLIMBS, the second book of the Emily of New Moon series by L.M. Montgomery, in which Emily is talking to a man whose son has died.

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  • Despite all the promise that New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton brought to the race and all the effort put into her candidacy by prominent women's groups such as EMILY's List, many women have ventured to other campaigns.

    Lynda Waddington: 2008 Shortchanging Women (And You)

  • The support of women's political groups such as EMILY's List and NOW means more than bragging rights.

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  • LISA BLOOM, HOST, "LISA BLOOM: OPEN COURT": You know, there ` s a group called EMILY ` s List - "early money is like yeast; it rises.

    CNN Transcript Nov 5, 2008

  • That strikes down a Federal Election Commission rule that imposed a $5,000 cap on what individuals could give to politically oriented non-profits, such as EMILY's List, which supports female candidates who favor abortion rights. News - Top Stories

  • Your eye candy. "my friends were like" EMILY "and i wuz like" im honest and blunt! "and then i wuz like" im sorry if i scared you "and he wuz like" ooh no, im not scared, im flattered ".

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  • Now that our Democratic women have prevailed over these dirty, underhanded tactics, EMILY's List will continue to use every tool available to ensure that they make history and defeat the Republicans who abandoned women and punished their families come August.

    Stephanie Schriock: Women Leading: How Wisconsin Is Showing Us The Future

  • Earlier this long, hot summer, EMILY's List made the decision to go all out -- to do everything we can to ensure these women are elected.

    Stephanie Schriock: Women Leading: How Wisconsin Is Showing Us The Future

  • It's women making some time to join Team EMILY -- calling voters in critical races and talking about what's at stake.

    Stephanie Schriock: Women Leading: How Wisconsin Is Showing Us The Future


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