It’s Friday so you know what that means – Conservative Women Weekly! Whether it was kicking you know what and taking names in Congress, receiving awards, or making waves in their campaigns, Republican women made their mark this week. Let’s discuss.

Senator Martha McSally has drafted more bills than any of her freshman colleagues

Senator Martha McSally has only been in the Senate for less than a year, but she has hit the ground running. She has drafted more bills than any other of her freshman class colleagues. In fact, she’s drafted over 37 bills! McSally’s seat will be a battleground seat in 2020, but it is apparent we need to keep Senator Martha McSally in Congress.

Rep. Elise Stefanik debuts bi-partisan paid family leave bill, backed by Ivanka Trump

Representative Elise Stefanik, along with Rep. Colin Allred, D-Texas, and Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., unveiled a new paid family leave bill. The legislation is being billed as a bi-partisan, pro-family, and pro-business plan that doesn’t raise taxes. It is supported by White House Advisor, Ivanka Trump.

Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley honored with 2019 Eleanor Roosevelt Award

Late last week, former UN ambassador Nikki Haley was the recipient of the 2019 Eleanor Roosevelt award by UN Watch for her fearless defense of human rights. If you’ve read her recent book, With All Due Respect, you know how passionate Ambassador Haley is about human rights so this award was well deserved.

Twice as many Republican women in Texas are running for Congress in 2020

The filing deadline in Texas just passed and over 30 Republican women have filed to run for Congress. That number is double from the number of Republican women who ran from Texas in 2018. The uptick seems to be a response to the Democrats’ pink wave in 2018. It looks like the GOP is having a pink wave of it’s own in 2020.

4 GOP female candidates form a Conservative Squad to combat socialism

On Thursday morning, four GOP female candidates announced on Fox & Friends that there is a new squad in town. The conservative squad consists of AL-02 congressional candidate Jessica Taylor, MN-07 candidate Michelle Fischbach, SC-01 candidate Nancy Mace, and TX-24 candidate Beth Van Duyne. Donations made to the conservative squad will be split evenly between the squad and the Republican nominees for the districts that elected the progressive squad.

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Amanda O