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Montgomery, Philadelphia County, PA May 20, 2014 Election
 Smart Voter Marjorie Margolies

Candidate for
US Representative; Pennsylvania Congressional District; District 13; Democratic Party

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: President, Women's Campaign International
  • First woman ever elected to Congress from Pennsylvania in her own right (PA-13)
  • Won 5 Emmys as a Journalist, CBS, NBC, Today Show, 6ABC, Inside Story, CNBC
  • Director of the United States delegation to the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China
  • Professor, Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Marjorie is a best-selling author writing They Came to Stay chronicling the adoption of her two daughters from Korea and Vietnam
  • Mother of a combined family of 11 children and with the refugee families she has been sponsoring, her household has taken care of 25 children in total
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Jobs and the Economy
  • Protecting Social Security and Healthcare
  • Women's Rights
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Key Endorsements
  • President Bill Clinton
  • Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell
  • All 5 Female Philadelphia City Councilwoman
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Position Papers
Women's Rights
During her entire career, both in Congress and throughout the world, Marjorie has championed women's rights. Now, Marjorie seeks to continue on the work she started 25 years ago.
Jobs and the Economy
Successful economic policy balances investing in the future and protecting the jobs of today. Marjorie's constant focus in Washington will be bringing good jobs to our district, the Philadelphia region, and to the country as a whole.In Congress, Marjorie will also fight to raise the minimum wage and strengthen workplace equality.
Protecting Social Security
We need to protect Social Security, now more than ever. Marjorie has spent her career fighting for vulnerable populations, bringing a voice to those who needed it. As a member of Congress, Marjorie will fight to keep Social Security benefits intact while ensuring the program remains solvent and able to help generations of Americans retire with economic security.
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