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Holly Yeager

Holly Yeager is the former U.S. politics correspondent for the Financial Times and covered the 2008 primaries for the The Washington Independent.

The appointment of Stephanie Schriock as president of the PAC known for promoting female candidates has the potential to push the former fundraising powerhouse into the Internet era. Read more

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Mary Jo Kilroy is running again for the House -- but this time the incumbent is gone, and the largely suburban district, like many across the country, is starting to trend Democratic. Read more

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EMILY's List is one of the largest PACs in the nation and funds only pro-choice, female candidates. But is it still as effective as it once was? Read more

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The prolonged battle for the Democratic nomination has swelled voter registration rolls in states that don't usually get a say in the primary process. Read more

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Howard Metzenbaum, who died Wednesday at age 90, was a relentless, in-your-face senator who stood up for workers' rights and paved the way for the candidates who came after him. Read more

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TAP talks to Patrick Murphy, the only Iraq War veteran in Congress, and author of the new book, Taking the Hill: From Philly to Baghdad to the United States Congress. Read more

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Plenty of ink has been spilled over how much Hillary Clinton's appeal is tied to her status as the first viable, front-runner female candidate. But what her candidacy really shows is how few female politicians are groomed for a presidential run. Read more

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Early signs point to Democratic wins in Ohio's 2008 congressional races, with blue candidates out ahead in polling and in fundraising. Even party stalwarts acknowledge that tough times are ahead for Republicans in the state. Read more

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