The Georgia senate candidates’ most interesting records on equal pay are in business, and they’re worth close attention. Read the other state-by-state analyses in this series here. Early observers pegged the Georgia midterm senate race as one to watch, and they’ve been spot on so far. Democratic challenger Michelle Nunn and Republican contender David Perdue – legacies

Florida’s voters must choose between two candidates who were once members of the same party, which complicates their records. Read the other state-by-state analyses in this series here. Florida’s gubernatorial race is one of the highest-profile elections in the country this year, with incumbent Rick Scott (R) running against former Florida governor – and former Republican –

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In the Wisconsin gubernatorial election, Medicaid coverage for 120,000 people hangs in the balance. Read the other state-by-state analyses in this series here. In the upcoming Wisconsin Governor’s election, which may very well turn on women’s votes, Governor Scott Walker (R) and Mary Burke (D) are vying to show women that they have their best interests in

In Colorado, the Senate race is particularly divided by issues of personhood and the minimum wage. Read the other state-by-state analyses in this series here. In September, a writer for the Denver Post accurately summed up the heated Colorado Senate race: “If Colorado’s U.S. Senate race were a movie, the set would be a gynecologist’s office,

As the election approaches, a number of close-call races could have disparate impact on women. This piece is the overview in our Election 2014: Women’s Rights in the Balance series. The state-by-state analyses, to be published over the course of Thursday, October 30 and Friday, October 31, can be found here. Pundits have long anticipated

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Sister City Relationships Boost Business in Chicago, Phoenix and S.F. (Next City) Roosevelt Institute | Campus Network Senior Fellow for Defense and Diplomacy Nehemiah Rolle examines how these relationships allow cities to be power players in the global economy. Why

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Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. Nobel-Winning Message for the FCC (Bloomberg View) Roosevelt Institute Fellow Susan Crawford asks whether Jean Tirole’s new Nobel Prize might convince the Federal Communications Commission to reconsider his work on regulating communications utilities. Retail Group’s Report Aims to Counter Wage

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It is likely that Ebola will be contained in the United States, but errors in Texas show we have room for improvement in responding to public health emergencies. On October 15, the second case of Ebola transmitted in the United States was confirmed in Texas between patient Thomas Eric Duncan and a health worker. Even more frightening,

Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. City Hall’s Inaction on Interest-Rate Swaps Is Indefensible (Chicago Sun-Times) In a letter to the editor, Roosevelt Institute Fellow Saqib Bhatti points out what the Sun-Times missed in defending Mayor Emanuel’s inaction to recover funds from these toxic deals. Changing

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The Texan legislature created a crisis of women’s health care with House Bill 2, and the latest decision from the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals will bring Texan women to the brink. Last night, a decision by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals left Texas with no more than eight remaining abortion clinics. You would