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We Are EMILY, an EMILY’s List podcast, was launched to drive interest in EMILY’s List and to highlight the importance of women in politics. We believe this podcast will give listeners a chance to hear from current and former candidates, so they can learn about the ins and outs of running a campaign, the challenges women face and the benefits to having more women in office. Each episode will also include an additional interview with members of our Creative Council.

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We Are EMILY, an EMILY’s List podcast, was launched to drive interest in EMILY’s List and to highlight the importance of women in politics. We believe this podcast will give listeners a chance to hear from current and former candidates, so they can learn about the ins and outs of running a campaign, the challenges women face and the benefits to having more women in office. Each episode will also include an additional interview with members of our Creative Council.

    The Time Is Now

    The Time Is Now

    2018 Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star recipient & Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx discusses the lessons learned during her time in office & her vision for the future as she runs for reelection. Author, stand-up comedian & EMILY’s List Creative Council member Sara Benincasa highlights the importance of elevating women at every rank of leadership. Both EMILY's List VP of Digital Ben Dotson & CTO Mike Sager share actionable advice for supporting your favorite candidate while staying secure on the inter

    • 39 min
    Defining Women

    Defining Women

    EMILY's List Creative Council Member Amber Tamblyn, along with actresses Uzo Aduba, Eva Longoria, singer/songwriter Amanda Shires, and congressional candidate Wendy Davis discuss sexism, racism, intersectionality, and their unique experiences navigating the worlds of music, film and politics. This special episode was recorded at EMILY's List's annual Oscar luncheon in LA. 

    • 48 min
    Bonus: EMILY's List President Stephanie Schriock

    Bonus: EMILY's List President Stephanie Schriock

    In this special bonus episode of the Your Primary Playlist podcast, host Emily Tisch Sussman sits down with EMILY’s List President Stephanie Schriock. Emily and Stephanie discuss the diverse viewpoints of women in leadership, the myth of “electability,” and the fight for 2020.

    • 20 min
    Primary Fights

    Primary Fights

    Congressional candidates Marie Newman and Jessica Cisneros join We Are EMILY for a candid conversation about going up against anti-choice Democrats and their future plans for the districts. Actress, author and EMILY's List Creative Council member Amber Tamblyn discusses her latest book Era of Ignition: Coming of Age in a Time of Rage and Revolution. And EMILY's List Vice President of Research Madhur Bansal shares why great research is essential to an effective campaign. 

    • 57 min
    First we train, Then we run

    First we train, Then we run

    Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) shares her story about her entry into politics, what it's been like serving in Congress, and her impactful work. Comedian and Creative Council member Leah Bonnema talks about how she uses her talent to address women's issues. And EMILY's List Vice President of Training and Community Engagement Stefanie Brown James discusses why building a diverse pipeline of candidates is so important. 

    • 48 min
    Trying It Again

    Trying It Again

    Gina Ortiz Jones, EMILY's List endorsed candidate for TX-23, discusses her candidacy & why she's up for the challenge as she runs for the seat a 2nd time. Our VP of Federal & Gubernatorial Campaigns Karen Defilippi talks about what it takes to run for office again. EMILY's List Creative Council Member, CNN commentator & Sirius XM Signal Boost co-host Jess McIntosh chats about her experience working at EMILY's List, the formation of the Creative Council, & how her time at EMILY's List impacts her work now.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

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57 Ratings

57 Ratings

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Fabulous!

Every episode has been so great. Thank you for highlighting TX, voting rights, and the importance of focusing on down ballot races!

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