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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Weinberg alumna Amanda Litman co-founded the Democratic recruitment group Run for Something.

Weinberg alumna Amanda Litman talks helping young progressives run for office

February 26, 2020

Amanda Litman (Weinberg‘12) was fed up with the outcome of state elections across the United States after 40 percent of state legislative races in 2016 ran uncontested. Litman founded Run for Something,...

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) speaks to students at an event in Evanston. Biss will be the new executive director of Rust Belt Rising, a nonprofit aimed at training Democratic candidates.

Daniel Biss to lead non-profit group aimed to train Democratic candidates

September 25, 2018

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) will be leading a non-profit group to train Democratic Party candidates after finishing his term in Springfield, he announced last week. Biss will be the new executive...

New York Times national correspondent Jonathan Martin and Run for Something co-founder Amanda Litman (Weinberg ’12) speak at a Contemporary Thought Speaker Series event. The two said they were optimistic about a blue wave in the upcoming midterm elections.

Political experts talk Trump, midterm elections at CTSS event

April 19, 2018

Political experts at a Thursday event predicted a blue wave in the upcoming November midterm elections because of an increase in Democratic voters and candidates fired up by the Trump administration. New...

Amanda Litman (left) and Ross Morales Rocketto (right) co-founded the Democratic recruitment group Run for Something. Litman, along with New York Times political correspondent Jonathan Martin, will speak at a Thursday CTSS event.

CTSS to host journalist Jonathan Martin, political operative Amanda Litman

April 17, 2018

New York Times political correspondent Jonathan Martin and Run for Something co-founder Amanda Litman (Weinberg ’12) will discuss the state of American politics Thursday in a moderated conversation hosted...

Holtzman: The Women’s March should be more than a once-a-year commitment

January 22, 2018

According to recent estimates, more than 1 million people in Los Angeles, New York City and Chicago alone attended the second annual Women’s March this Saturday, with hundreds of thousands more rallying...

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