Women in the U.S. Senate: Working to Elect Women to Office
For many years, women in the U.S. Senate have met regularly and worked to create and maintain a level of communication and trust to foster positive working relationships -- even across the aisle.
Now, we see women Senators stepping up to specifically help other women get elected to Congress. We are seeing a groundswell of support for significantly elevating the participation of women in elected office with current office holders cheering on new women leaders.
Here is an interesting article on this topic with quotes from several Senators
For instance, two-term Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, who lent a neighborly hand in 2012 to North Dakota's Heidi Heitkamp and Wisconsin's Tammy Baldwin, will be heading to Georgia in the coming weeks to help first-time candidate Michelle Nunn.
This article makes the case -- that one of the biggest challenges for women running for the U.S. Senate is campaign fundraising. It is vitally important that women step-up all across the United States to help fund the election campaigns of women candidates who support our needs and values.