This week, right of center women expanded their influence, launched campaigns, and shattered records. Let’s break down these five inspiring stories you need to know for the week.
SiriusXM Signs Megyn Kelly To Exclusive Radio Deal via THR
“Former Fox News and NBC anchor Megyn Kelly will host an exclusive daily radio show for SiriusXM, the company said Tuesday. Kelly will host her eponymous The Megyn Kelly Show weekdays from 12-2 p.m. ET on the Triumph channel 111 beginning Sept. 7. As part of the exclusive deal, subscribers will also get access to a video version of the show. Subscribers to Kelly’s podcast will get to listen to episodes of the daily show on a delay.” Read more here.
More Republican Women Plan Runs for House, Building Party’s 2020 Wins via WSJ
“This cycle, 127 Republican women already have indicated they plan to run for House seats, either filing with the Federal Election Commission or announcing plans publicly, the National Republican Congressional Committee told The Wall Street Journal’s Aaron Zitner. That’s more than double the 50 women at about this point in the 2020 cycle and a record for this point dating to 2010. The success of Republican women last year is one reason that a large field looks to be shaping up, said Michael McAdams, spokesman for the NRCC, the party’s main House campaign arm.” Read more here.
Katie Britt Shatters Fundraising Records In First Bid For Office, Raising $2.24 Million in 23 Days via Yellowhammer News
“If receiving contributions from Alabama voters shows a candidate’s strength in a race, then Katie Britt’s bid to become the state’s next U.S. Senator has harnessed never-before-seen horsepower. Britt, a first-time candidate for public office, raised a whopping $2.24 million during the most recent fundraising period, according to her campaign. More than 90% of her contributions came from within the Yellowhammer State. This is the largest quarterly fundraising total ever posted by a Republican candidate for federal office in Alabama history.” Read more here.
Carla Sands enters race for Pat Toomey’s Senate seat in 2022 via ABC27
“Carla Sands is the newest Republican in the race. She grew up in Camp Hill and most recently spent four years as former President Trump’s ambassador to Denmark. Her new campaign website says she worked tirelessly to elect Trump and supported his America-first agenda. Her slogan for the race is “Putting Pennsylvania First.” Sands becomes the sixth declared candidate in the Republican primary. There are eight Democratic hopefuls so far. The winner will replace Pat Toomey, who is not running for reelection.” Read more here.
Jessica Taylor Announces Campaign For US Senate via Daily Caller
“Former congressional candidate Jessica Taylor has announced her campaign for Alabama’s open senate seat in 2022, becoming the fourth person to launch a bid in the Republican primary. The self-proclaimed “patriot” and small business owner announced her candidacy in a two-minute video posted to Twitter Thursday morning, tweeting that she was “fired up” to be launching the campaign.” Read more here.
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