First they shared their #MeToo stories. Now they’re running for office

More than 5,000 women gathered in Detroit on Oct. 27 to 29 to plan for the midterm elections

HUNDREDS OF WOMEN SAT CROSS-LEGGED on the floor in packed conference rooms making to-do lists: Call your neighbor and ask her for money. Open a campaign bank account. Get the party’s voter file. Knock on the doors in your district. The women listened quietly as their lists grew, taking notes in neat handwriting, then closed their notebooks and stowed them

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