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This Thanksgiving

At JAC, we are thankful that more than 80 JAC candidates will be part of the next Congress. We are grateful for your support which enabled us to send these champions of democracy to Washington.
 

Our Madam Speaker

For nearly 20 years Nancy Pelosi has served in various leadership roles in the House of Representatives. As the first and only woman to serve as Speaker of the U.S. House, she showed women they can and should have a powerful voice and a seat at the table.
 
Under her guidance, major legislation, such as the ACA, was passed that has impacted the lives of millions of Americans. Her dedication to our country and our democracy serves, and will continue to serve, as an inspiration to all. She paved the way for countless women to choose a career in public service.

What's On Our Mind 10-14-2022

A first-generation American, Dr. Yadira Caraveo is running for the newly drawn CO-8 district. This race gives Democrats an excellent chance to pick up a much-needed House seat to protect our narrow majority.
 
Yadira is no stranger to hard work and challenges. She grew up in Colorado after her parents left Mexico in search of a better life for their family. She learned from her family about hard work and sacrifice. Yadira will bring that strong work ethic to Congress.
 

What's On Our Mind 10-7-2022

 
An army veteran raised by a single mother, Sharice Davids’s life has been shaped by hard work. After working her way through college and law school as a first-generation college student, she went on to serve as a Fellow in President Obama’s White House. In 2019, she was elected to the House of Representatives to represent the third district of Kansas.
 

What's On Our Mind 9-30-2022

 
Since 2003, Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) has been a champion for JAC’s issues in the United States House of Representatives, both in Ohio’s 13th district and then 17th after the 2010 redistricting process. Now, he’s eyeing a seat in the Senate to represent all of Ohio. Running against him is a conservative commentator and author trying to turn politician. We need to help Rep. Tim Ryan beat MAGA-backed J.D. Vance for Ohio’s Senate seat. Pitch in here
 

What's On Our Mind 9-16-2022

When Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-IL) was elected to Congress in 2018, she became the youngest black woman to serve in either chamber. She has worked hard for our country since day one and we need to keep her in Congress.
 
Donate here to reelect Rep. Underwood. We need to raise $20,000 to help her fend of extreme attacks from the GOP who want her pro-choice seat. 
 

What's On Our Mind 9-9-2022

Recent voter trends in Pennsylvania may play a role in the race between JAC candidate Rep. Susan Wild (D-PA) and her opponent for the midterms. Following the overturning of Roe v. Wade, women have been registering to vote in Pennsylvania at record numbers, and are registering as Democrats four-to-one. 
 

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