Huffington Post: Historic Pro-Choice Bill To Be Introduced In Congress

By Laura Bassett

Following an unprecedented three-year wave of state legislative attacks on abortion and family planning services, a group of Democratic lawmakers in the House and Senate plan to go on the offensive Wednesday with a historic bill that would make it illegal for states to chip away at women’s reproductive rights.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) will introduce the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2013, joined by Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) and Reps. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), Judy Chu (D-Calif.) and Lois Frankel …

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Frankel Announces Third Quarter Fundraising Effort

West Palm Beach, FL — Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) announced she raised nearly $120,000 in the third quarter, from July 1 to September 30. On the year, Frankel has taken in about $686,000.

Frankel serves on the Foreign Affairs and Transportation and Infrastructure committees and is also co-chair of the DCCC’s WomenLEAD program.

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Palm Beach Post: ‘Trailblazing’ Rep. Lois Frankel tapped by Dems to recruit women to run for Congress

By George Bennett

Freshman U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, has been named by Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., as one of two leaders of a new Democratic effort to recruit more female candidates.

Frankel and Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, will head up the “Women LEAD” campaign, which aims to “recruit more female candidates, protect women’s rights, expand their opportunities and stop the Republican War on Women.”

“The facts are clear: When women vote, Democrats win. Bringing even more Democratic women into the …

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Congresswoman Lois Frankel’s Statement on Allison Tant’s election as Florida Democratic Party Chair

“Congratulations to Allison Tant and Alan Clendenin on their election as the new chair and vice chair of the Florida Democratic Party,” Congresswoman Frankel said. “After a spirited and hard-fought race, it’s time for Democrats across the state to come together and unify around our common goal of improving the lives of Florida’s families.”

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Statement from Congresswoman-elect Lois Frankel on Tragic Shooting in Connecticut

“I join with millions of people in our nation and around the world to express my deepest sorrow for the families and friends affected by the horrific shooting tragedy in Connecticut.

“While there is no magic wand to prevent these kinds of occurrences, there is no time better than now to take steps to strengthen gun safety laws. Now is the time to heed President Obama’s call for ‘meaningful action’ to prevent tragedies like the mass shooting Friday at a Connecticut elementary school.

“This isn’t …

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Representative-Elect Lois Frankel Stands Shoulder-to-Shoulder With Israel

WEST PALM BEACH, FL — Today, U.S. Representative-elect Lois Frankel made the following statement affirming Israel’s right to self-defense and condemning Hamas’s terrorists attacks against Israel:

“I am deeply concerned by Hamas’s relentless missile attacks on Israel and the potential for an escalating conflict in Gaza. Israel is our best ally in the Middle East and one of our strongest allies in the world. The United States rightfully stands shoulder-to-shoulder with Israel. I condemn Hamas’s attacks on Israel, and support Israel’s right to self-defense.

I am grateful …

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New Poll Shows Lois Frankel Up 10 Points Against Adam Hasner

WEST PALM BEACH, FL — Today, Lois Frankel’s campaign for Congress released new polling showing her up 10 point against her opponent, Adam Hasner, 47% to 37%. This is the first poll since Hasner abandoned West Palm Beach broadcast television.
Frankel demonstrates strength in the poll and is clearly better-liked and better-known in the 22nd District.

Hasner has little time remaining to overcome the Democratic leanings of the district, the poll shows. To win the election, Hasner would need to outperform Romney by 8 points in order to win. He …

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Lois Frankel Raises Over $700,000 in Third Quarter, Outraises Adam Hasner

WEST PALM BEACH, FL — Today, Lois Frankel’s campaign for Congress announced it’s third quarter fundraising total. Since July 1, the final full quarter of the election, Frankel raised over $700,000. In the post-primary reporting period, Frankel raised over $650,000 — $175,000 more than her opponent, Adam Hasner.

“I’m honored by the incredible support people have shown across this district,” said Frankel. “I’m in awe of such widespread support, especially in these tough economic times. It’s clear that the citizens of the 22nd District want a …

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FL22: Lois Frankel’s New AD ‘Save’

FL-22: “Side”