Erin Delmore
Senior Political Correspondent

What’s At Stake In The 2018 Midterms, According To Kamala Harris

She isn't on the ballot in this year's midterm elections, but Sen. Kamala Harris has been hitting the campaign trail on behalf of Democratic candidates, armed with reasons why Americans should vote on Tuesday. "Elections matter," the California…
By Erin Delmore

14 Women Reveal The One Big Thing That’s Motivating Them To Vote This Year

The generation that's currently between the ages of 18 and 35 is on the cusp of overtaking Baby Boomers as the largest group of voters — and if they all got out to vote, they'd be immensely powerful at the polls. More than half of millennial women…
By Erin Delmore

Inside Bernie Sanders' Midterms Pitch To Young Women

Scattered throughout an auditorium at Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge are people in their '20s and '30s listening intently to a conversation about the high cost of hearing aids. They say they've come to see a man they feel represents…
By Erin Delmore

These Statistics About The Refugee Crisis For Girls Will Open Your Eyes

October 11 marks the sixth annual International Day of the Girl, created by the United Nations to shine a spotlight on women around the world. This year's theme is "empowering girls in crisis," and humanitarian organizations are focusing on young…
By Erin Delmore

Trump Says He Won't Force A Government Shutdown Over His Border Wall After All

With just days before the federal government is set to run out of funding, President Donald Trump said that he will sign a bill to avert a government shutdown, backtracking on his own threats to close the government in exchange for border wall…
By Erin Delmore

This Is What Could Happen To The Mueller Investigation If Rosenstein Is Fired

When Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and President Donald Trump meet face-to-face on Thursday, more than Rosenstein's fate at the Department of Justice (DOJ) will be at stake. Rosenstein's firing or resignation would send shockwaves through…
By Erin Delmore

What The First Woman In Congress To Talk About Her Abortion Would Ask Trump’s SCOTUS Pick

When Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) spoke out about her abortion on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in 2011, she was the first woman elected to federal office ever to do so. Though she's been a leader on women's issues throughout her…
By Erin Delmore

Here’s What To Watch For During The Confirmation Hearings For Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee

On Tuesday, when Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings begin in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee, the conservative Supreme Court nominee is sure to face a grilling from lawmakers who've been voicing concerns about his record. This week they…
By Erin Delmore

Why These 3 Women Senators Will Decide The Fate Of Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee

As senators look toward Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing next week, pressure is mounting on a handful of lawmakers, most of them women. These lawmakers have been digging through Kavanaugh's record and meeting with the…
By Erin Delmore

Cynthia Nixon Explains Why She’s So “Scared For America” Right Now

As she runs to become the next governor of New York, Cynthia Nixon isn't shy about addressing the number one criticism people lob against her. An award-winning actress who's just one Oscar statuette away from an EGOT, the 52-year-old Nixon has no…
By Erin Delmore

How Cory Booker & Elizabeth Warren Want To Help You Crush Your Next Salary Negotiation

A pair of progressive heavy-hitters is taking aim at an issue they say is keeping workers from earning a fair salary — especially women who perpetually struggle to earn as much as their male peers. Sens. Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren issued a…
By Erin Delmore

Tim Kaine's Plan To Make Life Better For Military Spouses Hints At A Way Forward For Dems

When America's military service members were faced with widespread unemployment five years ago, lawmakers like Sen. Tim Kaine sprang into action to get those who sacrificed for their country back to work. Now, the Virginia Democrat says the same…
By Erin Delmore

How Officials Could Still Separate Migrant Families — Even After Trump's Order

President Trump has insisted for weeks that only Congress could act to stop the practice of removing immigrant children from their families at the U.S. border. But he issued an executive order to address the subject Thursday that doesn't actually…
By Erin Delmore

The Answer To Who “Won” The North Korea Summit Is Way More Complicated Than You Think

President Donald Trump took a gamble when he agreed to meet Kim Jong Un during the North Korea summit in Singapore on Tuesday. The two leaders had spent the winter trading insults and threatening military strikes, but then stunned the world by…
By Erin Delmore

Don't Be A Blowhard, Be Charming As Hell & 6 Other Expert Tips For Trump's North Korea Summit

Donald Trump is getting ready to make history as the first-ever American president to meet with the leader of North Korea, and he's showing confidence ahead of the Tuesday morning sit-down in Singapore. But experts warn that negotiations with North…
By Erin Delmore

Gabby Giffords Has A New Plan To Fight Gun Violence — And It’s All About You

Most of the students meeting with Gabby Giffords were only five years old when she was elected to national office, and only nine years old when she was injured, but their awe of the former congresswoman is apparent. When she speaks to them — a…
By Erin Delmore

Kirsten Gillibrand's Sexual Harassment Bill Is Back & She Says It's Now Or Never

On Thursday, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's, D-NY, sexual harassment bill returned to the spotlight when the Senator moved to force a vote to overhaul the way complaints are dealt with on Capitol Hill. It has been 100 days since the House of…
By Erin Delmore

The Senate's Harassment Bill Has Completely Stalled — And Advocates Say Time's Running Out

Thursday marks 100 days since the House of Representatives unanimously passed a bipartisan bill to change the way sexual harassment complaints are dealt with on Capitol Hill. But a Senate sexual harassment bill that Senator Kirsten Gillibrand…
By Erin Delmore

Trump's Foreign Policy Team Is Mostly White Men — Here's How That Hurts Him

President Donald Trump is upending the international status quo. From his decision to scrap the Iran nuclear deal, to his upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, to the violence that accompanied the opening of the U.S. embassy in…
By Erin Delmore

Gina Haspel Could Be The CIA's First Woman Director. Feminists Say That's Far From A Win.

If career clandestine officer Gina Haspel can clear a Senate confirmation hearing process that begins Wednesday, she will become the first-ever woman to lead the Central Intelligence Agency. But while President Trump and his administration officials…
By Erin Delmore