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NARAL Names Ilyse Hogue To Be New President

This former staffer for Media Matters for America and most recently co-founded Friends of Democracy, a super PAC that raised more than $2.4 million last cycle to support candidates who back campaign finance reform.

Politico: Ilyse Hogue Announced As New NARAL President
NARAL Pro-Choice America announced Monday that its new president will be Ilyse Hogue, a longtime advocate for liberal causes who the organization hopes will help pass the torch to a younger generation of abortion-rights leaders (Smith, 1/14).

Roll Call: K Street Files: Media Matters, MoveOn Adviser Takes Reins At NARAL 
NARAL’s PAC spent more than $1.5 million in support of candidates who back abortion rights in 2012. ... She replaces Nancy Keenan, who announced last spring that she would retire after eight years with the organization (Lorber, 1/14).

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