New Politics Endorses Mike Gallagher

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 18, 2016 CONTACT Emily Cherniack, emily@newpolitics.org 617-233-4942 GreenBay, WI-- New Politics, a bi-partisan organization that recruits and supports those who have served in the military, AmeriCorps, and Peace Corps to run for office, endorsed Marine veteran Mike Gallagher in his race for Wisconsin's 8th Congressional District.  "We need leaders in politics who wake up every day looking for opportunities to serve - and that's Mike Gallagher," said Emily Cherniack, Founder of New Politics. "Mike has dedicated his life to putting our country first, from the Marines to the campaign trail. Mike understands that leadership is about putting others before yourself, and it's why we’re proud to support him." Continue reading

WBUR: Convincing Veterans To Serve Their Country In The Political Realm

Over the last four decades, the number of veterans serving in congress has dwindled from 75 percent to under 20 percent. A Boston-based organization is trying to change that. The group “New Politics” seeks out, nurtures and supports the candidacies of people who have served in the military or in organizations such as the Peace Corps or AmeriCorps. Continue reading

The Harvard Crimson: Organization Looks to Support ‘Service Veterans’ Seeking Office

The Kendall Square-based organization New Politics, which supports veterans and other service-oriented people seeking elected office, is looking for success in its second election cycle. Continue reading

Ozy: Battling to Bring Veterans Back Into Politics

It’s a wintry holiday in Boston, so schools are closed, workers have the day off and, despite the frigid weather, a few hundred folks have come out to watch a military-themed parade and hear an Army band play patriotic tunes beneath the statehouse’s glittering gold dome. A few train stops away in Harvard Square, Emily Cherniack is outlining a very different way of recognizing those who have served their country. She’s determined to convince military veterans to sign up for duty in a world she says badly needs them: politics. Continue reading

The Boston Globe: Meet 9 Nonprofit Leaders Obsessed with Making Boston Better

The Boston Globe: Using their smarts and various backgrounds, they’re making a difference in education, food, fitness, and social justice. Read founder Emily Cherniack's profile below: Continue reading

Task & Purpose: 5 Reasons Why Veterans Make Exceptional Campaign Staffers

Our founder, Emily Cherniack (Twitter: @echerniack) wrote an article for Task & Purpose, check it out: Continue reading

Plumb makes headlines

John Plumb is running for congress in Western New York. As a former White House Military Aide, he plans to bring his extensive experience from his Naval career to Congress, representing NY-23. Read more below: Continue reading

Seth's First Bill

Our 2014 congressional candidate, Seth Moulton (D-Massachusetts 6th), recently passed his first bill in the House of Representatives. Read more inside: Continue reading