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Jeannette Pickering Rankin (June 11, 1880 – May 18, 1973) was a...

wikipedia - 07 Nov 2016
Jeannette Pickering Rankin (June 11, 1880 – May 18, 1973) was an American politician and women's rights advocate, and the first woman to hold national office in the United States. She was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives by the state of Montana in 1916, and again in 1940.
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Guest view: Williams' primary win evokes echoes of Rankin

Montana Standard - 17 Jun 2018
Williams' triumph in the primary election mirrors the victory, over a century ago, of Republican Jeannette Rankin, so far Montana's first, last and only woman member of Congress. In Rankin's case, she faced seven men in the 1916 Republican primary.
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Hamilton-based credit union celebrates 50 years of service

Ravalli Republic - 12 Jun 2018
In 1968 a gallon of gasoline was 60 cents cheaper than a gallon of milk, and while Montana congresswoman, Jeannette Rankin, led 5,000 women on a march in Washington, D.C., to protest the Vietnam War, a man named Ken Fortney, from Hamilton began ...
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The Latest: Kathleen Williams wins House Democratic primary

Wichita Eagle - 06 Jun 2018
If she's victorious in November, she would become Montana's first congresswoman since Jeannette Rankin won the seat in 1941. Williams calls herself a progressive who also has ties to the business community and the agriculture industry. Her campaign has ...
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Democrat Williams offers contrast to Gianforte in House race

Torrington Register Citizen - 06 Jun 2018
She would be the first woman elected to the seat since Jeannette Rankin in 1941. "It has been a long time since Montana elected a woman to Congress, and people are hopeful to change that statistic," she said. "I think I was the most qualified candidate ...
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MCPS announces leadership changes

KPAX-TV - 01 Jun 2018
MISSOULA - Several leadership changes are coming to Missoula's schools. Missoula Public County Public Schools is planning changes at Jeannette Rankin Elementary school, Lowell Elementary School, Meadow Hill Middle School and Big Sky High School ...
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Staff get tour of new Missoula elementary school

KPAX-TV - 21 May 2018
All of the teachers and staff got to take a tour of the future Jeannette Rankin Elementary School building for the first time on Friday. The original Cold Springs Elementary School was built in 1930 and with its additions could hold around 500 students ...
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Montana Democrats sense a chance to capture US House seat

Good4Utah - 27 May 2018
The fifth, Kathleen Williams, is a former state legislator who is looking to be the first woman to win Montana's House seat since Jeannette Rankin did it for the second time in 1941. "Women have been doing incredibly well across the nation," she said ...
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GALLERY: Today in History, June 11

Utica Observer Dispatch - 11 Jun 2018
Former U.S. congresswoman Jeannette Rankin (R-Montana) prepares to leave Washington, June 2, 1932, for a speaking tour calling for a peace plank in the Republican and Democratic party platforms. As the first woman elected to congress, she did not vote ...
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UPI Almanac for Monday, June 11, 2018

UPI.com - 11 Jun 2018
They include English playwright/poet Ben Jonson in 1572; German composer Richard Strauss in 1864; Montana's Jeannette Rankin, the first woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, in 1880; undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau in 1910; Hall of ...
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Don't tell me the people lack power

Helena Independent Record - 06 Jun 2018
Jeannette Rankin was the first, second and thus far, only woman to represent Montana in Congress. She said, "It is important for people to be able to read all sides of every question; for a feeling of national unity does not come from one-sided or ...
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Williams wins a close one and moves on to challenge Gianforte

The Missoulian - 06 Jun 2018
If she's victorious in November, she would become Montana's first congresswoman since Jeannette Rankin won the seat in 1941. Williams calls herself a progressive who also has ties to the business community and the agriculture industry. Her campaign has ...
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Editorial: Gigs and garlands

Sarasota Herald-Tribune - 04 Jun 2018
In politics, 2018 is supposed to be the Year of the Woman. As one example, Bloomberg News reported last month that a record number of female candidates appear on ballots for congressional elections nationwide. As of April 30, 527 women had declared as ...
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News Guide: Republican Rosendale to take on US Sen. Tester

Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog) - 06 Jun 2018
FILE - This March 22, 2018 file photo shows candidates for the Republican nomination to U.S. Senate, from left, Russell Fagg, Troy Downing, Matt Rosendale and Albert Olszewski listen to a question posed by a moderator belonging to the College ...

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