Bustle | 1.19.18
“I have been in the progressive movement for over a decade, and my time spent with the women on this committee was one of the most positive organizing experiences I have had.”
Minneapolis Star Tribune | 8.15.17
“Public pressure is the best tool we have against him. Business has been an Achilles heel for him. We feel like there is momentum for more resignations.”
CNN Online | 6.28.17
“People had to see themselves in the victims, because unfortunately, so many people would become the victims. So we started working on the story bank immediately after the election, and it’s only grown since then.”
Newsweek | 6.3.17
“The best thing for the DNC to do is to recognize and appreciate the grassroots energy, “without trying to bigfoot it.” That, Sussman warns, would just alienate activists further.
MediaITE | 5.18.17
“His spokespeople have not been truthful about the fact that he disclosed confidential information to the Russians. At every step of the way, there’s nothing transparent about this President.”
NBC News | 1.19.17
“Telling stories in advocacy is not a new tool, but this issue and this moment need to be humanized and the stories are the way to do it. Obamacare became symbolic and detached from its impacts,” said Emily Tisch Sussman, the group’s campaigns director.
Marketplace | 2.4.16
“A piece of that is allowing the government to negotiate with drug companies on Medicare and Medicaid,” said Tisch Sussman. And Tisch Sussmansaid Sanders is opting for universal healthcare, funded by the government.
The Trace | 1.25.16
“Sanders is clearly feeling the heat from progressives that guns are an issue he has to take seriously,” Emily Tisch Sussman, a campaign director at the Center for American Progress, told The Trace.
NBC News | 1.18.16
“Same -sex marriage had been used as a wedge issue to turn out the conservative base, but Democrats didn’t see it as a safe place to be,” Sussman said. “But the politics really flipped on that, where it became unacceptable for many Democratic voters to have their elected [officials] be against the issue. And we’re starting to see that same evolution on gun issues.”