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Boston Globe: Challenger to Councilor Yancey goes near and far to finance her bid

Barbara Lee, a champion for women in politics who heads the Barbara Lee Family Foundation, gave $1,500 to Campbell. Her political office said Lee is committed to supporting qualified Democratic women candidates who share her values and increase diversity at all levels of elected office. “Andrea Campbell represents the future of women’s leadership,’’ said Erin […]

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Boston Herald: Pols & Politics: Unlikely horse race for District 4

Campbell, though, has commanded attention, raising more than $108,000 since launching her campaign last November. She’s littered the district with mailings — Yancey admits more than he has — and counts in her corner former attorney general and gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley, who’s donated $1,000 and headlined an Aug. 12 fundraiser for Campbell at the […]

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WJLA: Trump’s remarks draw attention to women’s issues

Adrienne Kimmel, The Executive Director at the Barbara Lee Family Foundation said it was important for candidates to condemn Trump’s statements in order to say “that kind of extremely overt sexism” will not go unchecked but she believes condemning the comments is just scratching the surface. “Everyone’s talking about what he said … we’re not […]

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