Cleveland.com: EMILY’s List endorses congressional candidate Betsy Rader

Cleveland.com | March 9, 2018 Congressional candidate Betsy Rader of Russell Township on Friday won an endorsement from EMILY’s List, a political action committee that raises money for female Democratic candidates who support abortion rights. The group released a statement that applauded Rader for putting herself through college and law school, and dedicating herself to “giving back to her community” as a civil rights lawyer…

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Press Release : Betsy Rader Responds to OH-14 Filing Deadline

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Contact: Brexton Isaacs, Brexton@BetsyRaderForCongress.com   Betsy Rader Responds to OH-14 Filing Deadline Rader is the only Democrat to file     Novelty, OH – On Wednesday afternoon, the Lake County Board of Elections confirmed that Betsy Rader was the only Democrat to file to run in Ohio’s 14th Congressional District. Following the news, Betsy Rader released the following statement:    I’ve spent the…

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Press Release : Betsy Rader Commits to No Corporate PAC Pledge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 5, 2018 Contact: Brexton Isaacs, Brexton@BetsyRaderForCongress.com Betsy Rader Commits to No Corporate PAC Pledge Out-raises Joyce in individual contributions Novelty, OH – On Monday, Betsy Rader announced that she is making a pledge not to accept money from corporate political action committees (PAC’s), citing the corrosive impact that corporate special interests have had on our democracy. “Our current government is beholden to corporate special…

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News Herald: Democrat running for Dave Joyce’s seat says she won’t take corporate PAC money

The News Herald | February 5, 2018 A Democratic candidate challenging for the Ohio’s 14th District U.S. Congressional seat has announced she will not take money from corporate political action committees. Betsy Rader, a civil rights attorney from Russell Township, is running for the seat currently held by Republican Dave Joyce. Rader is taking the pledge not to accept corporate PAC funds because of the…

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Press Release: Betsy Rader Responds to Cleveland.com Ed Board Calling Rep. Dave Joyce “Cowardly “

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, January 18, 2018 Contact: Brexton Isaacs, Brexton@BetsyRaderForCongress.com Betsy Rader Responds to Cleveland.com Ed Board Calling Rep. Dave Joyce “Cowardly” Congressman has yet to comment on Trump’s “bigoted remarks” Novelty, OH – On Wednesday, Cleveland.com’s Editorial Board called out Dave Joyce and other Republicans for failing to reject Donald Trump’s “bigoted remarks,” calling Joyce “cowardly.” “Trying to pretend Trump didn’t say what even some Republican…

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Opinion: The op-eds that moved us in 2017

The Washington Post | December 21, 2017 “I was born in poverty in Appalachia. ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ doesn’t speak for me.” by Betsy Rader “J.D. Vance’s best-selling book about growing up poor in Appalachia continues to have an outsize influence on public debates over poverty. Rader’s piece is a compelling reminder that Vance’s experience isn’t universal, that ‘most poor people work’ and that it is always…

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Press Release: Betsy Rader, Candidate for Ohio’s 14th Congressional District, Receives Endorsement from End Citizens United PAC

For Immediate Release October 25, 2017 Betsy Rader, Candidate for Ohio’s 14th Congressional District, Receives Endorsement from End Citizens United PAC Novelty, OH – Today Betsy Rader, candidate for United States Congress in Ohio’s 14th district, received the endorsement of End Citizens United PAC. End Citizens United is a grassroots Political Action Committee dedicated to combatting the corrosive influence of money in politics and working…

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Guest Column: When It Comes To ACA, Do No Harm

ChagrinValleyToday.com | September 27, 2017 By Betsy Rader President Donald J. Trump and others made campaign promises to repeal the Affordable Care Act but also promised to replace it with something better, more affordable. Nothing is more basic to our families than the ability to stay healthy so that we can work and enjoy our lives. Nothing matters more than taking care of our child…

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Op-Ed: I was born in poverty in Appalachia. ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ doesn’t speak for me.

WashingtonPost.com | September 1, 2017 J.D. Vance’s book “Hillbilly Elegy,” published last year, has been assigned to students and book clubs across the country. Pundits continue to cite it as though the author speaks for all of us who grew up in poverty. But Vance doesn’t speak for me, nor do I believe that he speaks for the vast majority of the working poor. Read…

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Ohio congressional incumbents swamping rivals in money race

The Columbus Dispatch | July 17, 2017 WASHINGTON — Ohio’s congressional delegation has nearly $18 million in the bank more than a year out from the 2018 congressional mid-terms — nearly 50 times the amount that challengers have raised during that period. […] Democrat Betsy Rader of Russell Township has raised $132,166 in her bid to unseat Rep. David Joyce. Read more

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