Women Candidates for Whom Donations Could Make a Difference

A reader asked. Can you put together a list of 30 candidates for the House of Representatives for whom donations would make a difference? Some Senate candidates, too?

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Political Note #227   Josh Harder CA CD 10

Look at the Daily Bits. A Letter to Michelle Obama, Medical Care Policy and My Doctors 2020               General Election He is young.  A couple of years older than AOC.  Start with his parents.  Start earlier.  In his 2018 campaign, Josh Harder https://www.harderforcongress.com/ touted he was a fifth generation Central Valley resident.  His family came to California in a wagon train.   A long enough journey.  A tough enough journey.  It evokes the treks of immigrants to the United States. Josh Harder’s parents.  Dad is an optometrist. With a mission.  Mom has a Master’s Degree in Public Health.  Mom is religious.  These…

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012819 Political Note #192 TJ Cox CA CD 21

Before his election, TJ Cox focused on combinations of business and good works. He founded the Central Valley NMTC Fund -- a certified community development organization which uses the federal New Markets Tax Credit program for disadvantaged communities and neighborhoods. TJ Cox’s victory in 2018 was an adventure in and of itself. He originally planned on a candidacy for CA 10 – a district that had attracted nearly a dozen Democratic candidates. He was unlikely to be one of the top two in the non-partisan primary. He switched to CA 21 – persuading the 2016 losing Democrat to leave the race. Elected, he is on the Agriculture Committee. A good place for someone in California’s Central Valley. Addressing the government shut down, he introduced a bill to allow government employees not getting their paychecks, to borrow up to $6,000 from the government.

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Political Note #146 Harley Rouda CA CD 48

Harley Rouda both brings money to the conversation and is a moderate. He is the son of a Columbus, Ohio real estate magnate. Harley was the CEO of the real estate conglomerate. He consolidated firms from Kentucky to northern Ohio. He is also a former attorney who specialized in capital formation. In this predominantly Republican district, the DCCC wanted the more moderate Democrat as its top vote getter. Rouda was the candidate the DCCC supported.

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